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Section 993.042 | Duties of reporting bodies.


(A) For purposes of this section, "reporting body" means any of the following persons or entities:

(1) The department of agriculture;

(2) The Ohio expositions commission;

(3) A county agricultural society fair board;

(4) An independent agricultural society fair board;

(5) An owner of an amusement ride.

(B) If a reporting body receives, from an amusement ride manufacturer or other entity responsible for parts or service regarding the safety of the ride, any communication addressing safety issues pertaining to an amusement ride, the reporting body, within a reasonable time after receiving the communication, shall forward the communication to the director of agriculture and to the chief inspector employed by the department of agriculture in accordance with section 993.04 of the Revised Code.

(C) The chief inspector shall require the amusement ride to be reinspected in accordance with section 993.04 of the Revised Code after receiving the communication under division (B) of this section if the chief inspector determines that reinspection is necessary.

(D) The director of agriculture shall include, on amusement ride inspection forms prescribed by the department, a line for the owner of an amusement ride to sign indicating that all relevant safety and maintenance communications from the manufacturer have been forwarded to the director and the chief inspector in accordance with division (B) of this section.

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