Rule 4755-3-05 | Criminal records check.
(A) In addition to initial licensure requirements established in agency 4755 of the Administrative Code, all applicants for initial licensure for any license issued by the occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board ("board") shall submit to a criminal records check completed by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation in accordance with sections 4755.06, 4755.70, and 4779.091 of the Revised Code. The results of the criminal records check shall be received by the board prior to the issuance of a license to practice.
(B) The applicant shall have the results of the criminal records checks forwarded to the Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board according to written instructions available on the board's website.
(C) In the request, the applicant shall ask the superintendent of the bureau of criminal identification and investigation to obtain from the federal bureau of investigation any information it has pertaining to the applicant.
(D) The board will only accept the results of a criminal records check that is submitted to the board directly by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation in compliance with this rule.
(E) A criminal records check will not be required if the applicant has caused the results of a criminal records check to be filed with the board in accordance with the requirements of this rule within six months of the date that the board received the results of the criminal records check. A new criminal records check will be required if the applicant's criminal records check on file with the board is greater than six months old based on the date the board received the report.
Last updated November 9, 2023 at 9:44 AM