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Rule 4501:7-1-10 | Issuance of I.D. card to registrant.


(A) It shall be the duty of every licensee licensed under the provisions of Chapter 4749. of the Revised Code to furnish each of their investigator and security guard employees with an identification card furnished by the department of public safety (department), and maintain a record thereof.

(B) The licensee shall inform all of their investigator and security guard employees on the first day of employment of all the registration and firearms training provisions of Chapter 4749. of the Revised Code as that chapter applies to such employees and shall ensure that all such employees are properly registered in accordance with sections 4749.06 and 4749.10 of the Revised Code.

(C) Each licensee that uses investigator or security guard employees who have not yet received the identification cards issued by the department, shall obtain a written waiver from each client pursuant to division (C) of section 4749.06 of the Revised Code. Under no circumstances shall an employee carry firearms while engaged in the licensee's business unless the licensee has received a firearm bearer notation on the employee's identification card.

(D) Each employee shall produce their identification card upon the request of an authorized representative of the department or any law enforcement authority.

(E) All identification cards shall be considered, and remain, the property of the department. The licensee shall be responsible for the use of the identification card by their employee, and shall return the card to the department upon the termination of the employee.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4749.02
Amplifies: 4749.06, 4749.10
Five Year Review Date: 6/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1970, 7/7/1978, 8/10/1989, 10/7/2004, 1/1/2015