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Rule 4731-16-09 | Procedures for approval.


(A) Following receipt of a completed application for program approval, an investigation shall be conducted by the board with respect to whether the requirements of this chapter of the Administrative Code have been met. An on-site inspection of the program may be conducted.

(B) If the board determines that the treatment provider applying meets the requirements set forth in this chapter of the Administrative Code, it shall issue its certificate of good standing.

A certificate of good standing is valid for three years unless suspended or revoked by the board for cause and is valid only for the program approved. It does not cover other programs operated by the owner. Prior to the end of the three-year period, the board will send a renewal application to the treatment provider to be completed and sent back to the board. An on-site visit may be conducted prior to renewal of the certificate.

(C) A certificate of good standing is not transferable.

(D) The treatment provider shall notify the board of any of the following changes prior to their becoming effective and these changes shall result in reevaluation of any certificate of good standing held by the treatment provider:

(1) Transfer of ownership of the program; or

(2) Change in location or locations of the program; or

(3) Change of directorship.

(E) Upon receipt of notice as provided in paragraph (D) of this rule, the board shall forward the appropriate forms in order to initiate review and investigation to determine whether a new certificate of good standing should be issued. An on-site inspection, maintaining program participant confidentiality, may be conducted in the event of a change of program location.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4730.07, 4731.05, 4731.25, 4760.19, 4762.19
Amplifies: 4730.25, 4731.22, 4760.13, 4762.13
Five Year Review Date: 5/16/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 10/31/1995, 9/1/1999, 9/30/2001