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Rule 4733-39-02 | Definitions.


As used in this rule:

(A) "Responsible charge" means being in control of, accountable for and in either direct or indirect supervision of the engineering and/or surveying activities of the business enterprise.

(B) "Fulltime" as stated in division (D) of section 4733.16 of the Revised Code means working more than thirty hours per week or working substantially all the engineering or surveying hours for a firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation that holds a certificate of authorization.

(C) "Corporation" or "domestic corporation" means a corporation for profit formed under the laws of this state as defined in section 1701.01 of the Revised Code or "foreign corporation" as defined by division (B) of section 1703.01 of the Revised Code which has obtained a license from the secretary of state of Ohio and has complied with all the provisions of Chapter 1703. of the Revised Code.

(D) "Partnership" means an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners of a business for profit as defined in section 1775.05 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Limited partnership" is a partnership formed by two or more persons under the provisions of section 1782.02 of the Revised Code, having as members one or more general partners and one or more limited partners. The limited partners as such shall not be bound by obligation of the partnership as defined in section 1782.01 of the Revised Code.

(F) "Limited partnership association" means when any number of persons, not less than three nor more than twenty-five form a limited partnership association as defined by Chapter 1783. of the Revised Code.

(G) "Professional association" means any association organized under sections 1785.01 to 1785.08 of the Revised Code, for the sole purpose of rendering one of the professional services authorized under Chapters 4703. and 4733. of the Revised Code.

(H) "Limited liability company" means any company organized under Chapter 1705. of the Revised Code.

Last updated September 11, 2023 at 1:35 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4733.07
Amplifies: 4733.16
Five Year Review Date: 4/25/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 4/15/1983, 5/1/1995, 11/24/2008