Section 3701.044 | Contract to conduct competency examination or evaluation.
When required or authorized to conduct or administer an examination or evaluation of an individual for the purpose of determining competency or issuing a license, certificate, registration, or other authority to practice or perform duties, the director of health or department of health may contract with an entity to conduct or administer the examination or evaluation. The contract may authorize the entity to collect and retain, as all or part of the entity's compensation under the contract, any fee paid by an individual for the examination or evaluation. The entity is not required to deposit the fee into the state treasury.
The director or department shall post to the department's web site the dollar amounts for fees described in this section. Any changes in fee amounts shall be posted to the web site not later than thirty days before such changes are effective.
Except when considered to be necessary by the director or department, the director or department shall not disclose test materials, examinations, or evaluation tools used in any examination or evaluation the director or department conducts, administers, or provides for by contract. The test materials, examinations, and evaluation tools are not public records for the purpose of section 149.43 of the Revised Code and are not subject to inspection or copying under section 1347.08 of the Revised Code.