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Section 905.45 | Refusing, suspending or revoking of registration or license.


(A) The director of agriculture may do any of the following upon a finding that a registrant, licensee, certificate holder, or applicant has violated any provision of sections 905.31 to 905.503 of the Revised Code or any rules:

(1) Revoke the registration of any grade and brand name of fertilizer;

(2) Revoke any license or certificate;

(3) Suspend any registration, license, or certificate;

(4) Refuse to register any grade and brand name of fertilizer;

(5) Refuse to license or certify any applicant.

A registrant, licensee, certificate holder, or applicant shall be given an opportunity to appear at an adjudication hearing conducted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(B) The director, prior to a hearing, may deny, suspend, revoke, refuse to renew, or modify any provision of a fertilizer applicator certificate issued under section 905.321 of the Revised Code and rules if the director has substantial reason to believe the certificate holder has recklessly applied fertilizer in such a manner that an emergency exists that presents a clear and present danger to human or animal health.

The director shall provide an opportunity for a hearing without delay after such a denial, suspension, revocation, refusal to renew, or modification.

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