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Section 5123.06 | Divisions of department.


The director of developmental disabilities may establish divisions in the department of developmental disabilities and prescribe their powers and duties.

Each division shall consist of a deputy director and the officers and employees, including those in institutions, necessary for the performance of the functions assigned to it. The director shall supervise the work of each division and be responsible for the determination of general policies in the exercise of powers vested in the department and powers assigned to each division. The deputy director of each division shall be responsible to the director for the organization, direction, and supervision of the work of the division and the exercise of the powers and the performance of the duties of the department assigned to the division, and, with the approval of the director, may establish bureaus or other administrative units in the division.

Appointment to the position of deputy director of a division may be made from persons holding positions in the classified service in the department.

The deputy director of each division shall be a person who has had special training and experience in the type of work with the performance of which the division is charged.

Each deputy director of a division, under the director, shall have entire executive charge of the division to which the deputy director is appointed. Subject to sections 124.01 to 124.64 of the Revised Code, and civil service rules, the deputy director of a division shall, with the approval of the director, select and appoint the necessary employees in the deputy director's division and may remove those employees for cause.

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