As used in any section of the Revised Code for the violation of which there is provided a penalty or forfeiture, unless the context otherwise requires, “anything of value” includes:

Terms Used In Ohio Code 1.03

  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59

(A) Money, bank bills or notes, United States treasury notes, and other bills, bonds, or notes issued by lawful authority and intended to pass and circulate as money;

(B) Goods and chattels;

(C) Promissory notes, bills of exchange, orders, drafts, warrants, checks, or bonds given for the payment of money;

(D) Receipts given for the payment of money or other property;

(E) Rights in action;

(F) Things which savor of the realty and are, at the time they are taken, a part of the freehold, whether they are of the substance or produce thereof or affixed thereto, although there may be no interval between the severing and taking away;

(G) Any interest in realty, including fee simple and partial interests, present and future, contingent or vested interests, beneficial interests, leasehold interests, and any other interest in realty;

(H) Any promise of future employment;

(I) Every other thing of value.