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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME) Renewal Notification Letter

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Notification of Requirements

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HME Disqualifying Crimes

Permanently Disqualifying Criminal Offenses
An applicant has a permanent disqualifying offense if convicted or found not guilty by reason of insanity in a civilian or military jurisdiction of any of the following felonies:
          • Espionage;
          • Sedition
          • Treason;
          • A crime listed in 18 U.S.C. Chapter 113B - Terrorism, or a State law that is comparable;
          • A crime involving a transportation security incident;
          • Improper transportation of a hazardous material under 49 U.S.C. 5124 or a State law that is comparable;
          • Unlawful possession, use, sale, distribution, manufacture, purchase, receipt, transfer, shipping, transporting, import, export, storage of, or dealing in an explosive or explosive device;
          • Murder;
          • Violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, 18 U.S.C. 1961, et seq., or a State law that is comparable, where one of the predicate acts found by a jury or admitted by the defendant, consists of one of the offenses listed in 4 or 8 of this section;
          • Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the crimes listed above.

Interim Disqualifying Criminal Offenses
An applicant has an interim disqualifying offense if convicted or found not guilty by reason of insanity in a civilian or military jurisdiction, of any of the crimes below within the 7 years preceding the date of application; or if the applicant was released from incarceration for the crime within the 5 years preceding the application date:
          • Assault with intent to murder;
          • Kidnapping or hostage taking;
          • Rape or aggravated sexual abuse;
          • Unlawful possession, use, sale, manufacture, purchase, distribution, receipt transfer, shipping, transporting, delivery, import, export of, or dealing in a firearm or other weapon;
          • Extortion;
          • Dishonesty, fraud, or misrepresentation, including identity fraud;
          • Bribery;
          • Smuggling;
          • Immigration violations;
          • Violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, 18 U.S.C. 1961, et seq., or a violation of a comparable state law;
          • Robbery;
          • Distribution of, possession with intent to distribute, or importation of a controlled substance;
          • Arson;
          • Conspiracy or attempt to commit the crimes in this section.

Under Want or Warrant

Applicants under want or indictment in any civilian or military jurisdiction for any permanent or interim disqualifying felony listed above are disqualified until the want or warrant is released.