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Disqualifying Offenses

Disqualifying Offenses in the State of Ohio Rules and Regulations

 

Having a disqualifying offense in one's background would make it extremely difficult, if not impossible to secure employment working with seniors, children, people with developmental disabilities and others.

 

3701-13-05
Disqualifying offenses.

 

(A) Except as provided in rule 3701-13-06 of the Administrative Code no DCP shall
employ a person in a position that involves providing direct care to an older
adult if the person has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to:

(1) A violation of any of the following sections of the Revised Code:
(a) 2903.01 -- Aggravated murder;
(b) 2903.02 -- Murder
(c) 2903.03 -- Voluntary manslaughter
(d) 2903.04 -- Involuntary manslaughter
(e) 2903.11 -- Felonious assault
(f) 2903.12 -- Aggravated assault
(g) 2903.13 -- Assault
(h) 2903.16 -- Failing to provide for a functionally impaired person
(i) 2903.21 -- Aggravated menacing
(j) 2903.34 -- Patient abuse or neglect
(k) 2905.01 -- Kidnapping
(l) 2905.02 -- Abduction
(m) 2905.11 -- Extortion
(n) 2905.12 -- Coercion
(o) 2907.02 -- Rape
(p) 2907.03 -- Sexual battery
(q) 2907.05 -- Gross sexual imposition
(r) 2907.06 -- Sexual imposition
(s) 2907.07 -- Importuning
(t) 2907.08 -- Voyeurism
(u) 2907.09 -- Public indecency
(v) Former 2907.12 -- Felonious sexual penetration
(w) 2907.25 -- Prostitution; after positive HIV test
(x) 2907.31 -- Disseminating matter harmful to juveniles
(y) 2907.32 -- Pandering obscenity
(z) 2907.321 -- Pandering obscenity involving a minor
(aa) 2907.322 -- Pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor
(bb) 2907.323 -- Illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or
performance
(cc) 2911.01 -- Aggravated robbery
(dd) 2911.02 -- Robbery
(ee) 2911.11 -- Aggravated burglary
(ff) 2911.12 -- Burglary
(gg) 2911.13 -- Breaking and entering
(hh) 2913.02 -- Theft
(ii) 2913.03 -- Unauthorized use of a vehicle
(jj) 2913.04 -- Unauthorized use of property; computer, cable, or
telecommunication property
(kk) 2913.11 -- Passing bad checks
(ll) 2913.21 -- Misuse of credit cards
(mm) 2913.31 -- Forgery; identification card offenses
(nn) 2913.40 -- Medicaid fraud
(oo) 2913.43 -- Securing writings by deception
(pp) 2913.47 -- Insurance fraud
(qq) 2913.51 -- Receiving stolen property
(rr) 2919.25 -- Domestic violence
(ss) 2921.36 -- Illegal conveyance of weapons or prohibited items onto
grounds of detention facility or institution
(tt) 2923.12 -- Carrying concealed weapons
(uu) 2923.13 -- Having weapons while under disability
(vv) 2923.161 -- Improperly discharging firearm at or into habitation or
school safety zone
(ww) 2925.02 -- Corrupting another with drugs
(xx) 2925.03 -- Trafficking in drugs
(yy) 2925.11 -- Possession of drugs
(zz) 2925.13 -- Permitting drug abuse
(aaa) 2925.22 -- Deception to obtain a dangerous drug
(bbb) 2925.23 -- Illegal processing of drug documents
(ccc) 3716.11 -- Placing harmful objects in food or confection
(2) A violation of an existing or former law of this state, any other state or the
United States that is substantially equivalent to any of the offenses or
violations listed in paragraph (A)(1) of this rule.

(B) Pardons. A conviction of or a plea of guilty to an offense listed or described in
paragraph (A) of this rule shall not prevent an applicant's employment under any
of the following circumstances:

(1) The applicant has been granted an unconditional pardon for the offense
pursuant to Chapter 2967. of the Revised Code;
(2) The applicant has been granted an unconditional pardon for the offense
pursuant to an existing or former law of the this state, any other state, or
the United States, if the law is substantially equivalent to Chapter 2967. of
the Revised Code;
(3) The conviction or guilty plea has been set aside pursuant to law; or
(4) The applicant has been granted a conditional pardon for the offense
pursuant to Chapter 2967. of the Revised Code, and the conditions under
which the pardon was granted have been satisfied.

Effective: 11/25/2007
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/21/2007 and 08/01/2012
CERTIFIED ELECTRONICALLY
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Certification
11/15/2007
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Date
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.34, 3712.09, 3722.151
Rule Amplifies: 3712.09, 3721.121, 3722.151
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/1997, 12/2/02