State Glossary & Acronyms

State Acronyms

AA/EEO – Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Unit

BBA – Board of Building Appeals

BBS – Board of Building Standards

BCI – Bureau of Criminal Investigations

BEMC – Broadcast Educational Media Commission

BMV – Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles

BON – Ohio Board of Nursing

BTA – Board of Tax Appeals

BUSTR – Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulations

BWC – Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

CARC – Clean Air Resource Center

CCC – Combined Charitable Campaign

CCU – Construction Compliance Unit

CCVP – Child Care Voucher Program

CIIC – Correctional Institution Inspection Committee

CIMS – Contact Information Management System

CLG – Construction Litigation Group

COCD – Court of Claims Defense Section

CPIM – Center for Public Investment Management

CRB – Ohio Board of Motor Vehicle Collision Repair Registration

CSA – Central Services Agency

CSI – Common Sense Initiative

CSRAB – Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

CSWMFT – Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board

DAS – Ohio Department of Administrative Services

DCL – Division for Community Living

DDAGW – Division of Drinking and Ground Waters

DIC – Division of Industrial Compliance and Labor

DMRM – Division of Mineral Resources Management

DMWM – Division of Materials and Waste Management

DNAP – Division of Nature Areas and Preserves

DODD – Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

DOE – Division of Engineering

DMWM – Division of Materials and Waste Management

DYS – Ohio Department of Youth Services

EAP – Employee Assistance Program

EDF – Employee Development Funds

EDGE – Encouraging Diversity, Growth & Equity Program

EEO– Equal Employment Opportunity

EES – Environmental Enforcement Section

EITC – Earned Income Tax Credit

EMA – Ohio Emergency Management Agency

EMS – Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services

EOD – Equal Opportunity Division

EPA – Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

ERAC – Ohio Environmental Review Appeals Commission

FMNP – Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

HEAP – Home Energy Assistance Program

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HRD – Human Resources Division

HWAP – Home Weatherization Assistance Program

IC – Ohio Industrial Commission

ICON – Industrial Commission Online Network

IG – Ohio Office of the Inspector General

ISD – Information Services Division

JCARR – Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review

JLEC – Joint Legislative Ethics Committee

LCC – Liquor Control Commission

LDR – Leaders – Dynamic Results

LGS – Local Government Services Section

LSC – Ohio Legislative Services Commission

MARCS – Multi-Agency Radio Communications System

MBE – Minority Business Enterprise

MPAP – Medicare Premium Assistance Program

OAC – Ohio Administrative Code

OAC – Ohio Arts Council

OAE – Office of Aerial Engineering

OAKS – Ohio Administrative Knowledge System

OAQDA – Ohio Air Quality Development Authority

OBG – Ohio Business Gateway

OBM – Office of Budget and Management

OCAPP – Office of Compliance Assistance and Pollution Prevention

OCAPS – Ohio Coalition for Adult Protective Services

OCB – Office of Collective Bargaining

OCC – Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel

OCDP – Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

OCF – Ohio Commission on Fatherhood

OCHLA – Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

OCILB – Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board

OCJS – Office of Criminal Justice Services

OCMH– Ohio Commission on Minority Health

OCPM – Ohio Certified Public Managers Program

OCRC – Ohio Civil Rights Commission

ODA – Ohio Department of Aging

ODA – Ohio Department of Agriculture

ODADAS – Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services — now part of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)

ODDC – Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

ODE – Ohio Department of Education

ODI – Ohio Department of Insurance

ODJFS – Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

ODM – Ohio Department of Medicaid

ODMH – Ohio Department of Mental Health — now part of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)

ODNR – Ohio Department of Natural Resources

ODOT – Ohio Department of Transportation

ODPS – Ohio Department of Public Safety

ODRC – Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

ODT – Ohio Department of Taxation

ODVS – Ohio Department of Veterans Services

OEL – Office of Educator Licensure

OEM – Office of Equipment Management

OES – Office of Environmental Services

OFCF – Ohio Family and Children First

OFO – Ohio Film Office

OGRIP – Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program

OHS – Ohio History Connection

OHEFC – Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commission

OHFA – Ohio Housing Finance Agency

OhioMHAS – Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

OHP – Office of Health Preparedness

OHS – Ohio Historical Society, now the Ohio History Connection

OHS – Ohio Homeland Security

OHT – Governor's Office of Health Transformation

OIT – Office of Information Technology

OIU – Ohio Investigative Unit

OJC – Ohio Judicial Conference

OLEC – Ohio Lake Erie Commission

OLIG – Office of the Legislative Inspector General

OLN – Ohio Learning Network

OLPD – Office of Learning and Professional Development

OMTB – Ohio Medical Transportation Board — now part of Emergency Medical, Fire and Transportation Services Board

OOD – Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (formerly Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission)

OPD – Office of the Ohio Public Defender

OPF – Office of Property and Facilities

OPOTA – Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

OPSB – Ohio Power Siting Board

OPT – Ohio Performance Team

OPWC – Ohio Public Works Commission

ORC – Ohio Revised Code

ORDC – Ohio Rail Development Commission

ORDP – Ohio Rural Development Partnership Program

ORE – Office of Research and Evaluation

OSCB – Ohio State Chiropractic Board

OSFC – Ohio School Facilities Commission

OSHIIP – Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program

OSHP – Ohio State Highway Patrol

OSS – Office of Supportive Services

OTC – Ohio Turnpike Commission

OTPTAT – Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board

OTSO – Ohio Traffic Safety Office

OTTA – Ohio Tuition Trust Authority

OVI – Operating Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs

OVMLB – Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board

OWDA – Ohio Water Development Authority

OWD – Office of Workforce Development

PASRR – Pre Admission Screening and Resident Review Unit

PASSPORT – Pre-Admission Screening System Providing Options & Resources Today

PLT – Project Learning Tree

PM – Project Management

PRO – Problem Resolution Office

PSC – Project Success Center

PUCO – Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

REALM – Division of Real Estate and Land Management

RSC – Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission is now Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD)

SCSEP – Senior Community Service Employment Program

SERB – Ohio State Employment Relations Board

SIU – Special Investigations Unit

SLPAUD – Ohio State Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

SOS – Ohio Secretary of State

SPBR – State Personnel Board of Review

TOS – Ohio Treasurer of State

TRAC – Transportation Review Advisory Council

UAN – Uniform Accounting Network

UCRC – Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission

URSB – Utility Radiological Safety Board of Ohio

WIC – Women, Infants, and Children