Section 4765.112 | Suspension of certificate without hearing.
(A) The state board of emergency medical, fire, and transportation services, by an affirmative vote of the majority of its members, may suspend without a prior hearing a certificate to practice issued under this chapter if the board determines that there is clear and convincing evidence that continued practice by the certificate holder presents a danger of immediate and serious harm to the public and that the certificate holder has done any of the following:
(1) Furnished false, fraudulent, or misleading information to the board;
(2) Engaged in activities that exceed those permitted by the individual's certificate;
(3) In a court of this or any other state or federal court been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or been the subject of a judicial finding of guilt of, a judicial finding of guilt resulting from a plea of no contest to, or a judicial finding of eligibility for intervention in lieu of conviction for, a felony or for a misdemeanor committed in the course of practice or involving gross immorality or moral turpitude.
(B) Immediately following the decision to impose a summary suspension, the board, in accordance with sections 119.05 and 119.07 of the Revised Code, shall serve a written order of suspension on the certificate holder and notify the certificate holder of the opportunity for a hearing. If timely requested by the certificate holder, a hearing shall be conducted in accordance with section 4765.115 of the Revised Code.
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