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Rule 4501:5-3-05 | Inspections and disciplinary actions.


(A) In accordance with division (E)(1) of section 4737.04 of the Revised Code, the director or the director's designee may enter a dealer's place of business during normal business hours to inspect the dealer's records to determine if the dealer:

(1) Has the proper certificate of registration and that it is prominently displayed in accordance with division (D) of section 4737.045 of the Revised Code and rule 4501:5-3-02 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Is retaining records, whether electronic or hard copy, in accordance with sections 4737.04, 4737.012, and 4737.041 of the Revised Code and rule 4501:5-3-04 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Subject to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, the director may deny a person's initial or renewal registration, and may revoke, suspend, reprimand, impose a fine of not more than five hundred dollars for any violation, or take other appropriate action against a dealer's certificate of registration if the individual fails to meet the requirements set forth in this chapter and sections 4737.01 to 4737.045 of the Revised Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4737.045
Amplifies: 4737.01 to 4737.045
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/2014