§ 1.01 Revised Code – citation and designation – General Code
§ 1.02 Definitions in Revised Code
§ 1.03 Anything of value defined
§ 1.04 Standard time
§ 1.05 Imprisoned or imprisonment defined
§ 1.07 Value of evidence of debt or written instrument
§ 1.08 Blighted area defined – excluded considerations
§ 1.11 Remedial laws liberally construed
§ 1.12 Special provision shall govern unless it appears that provisions are cumulative
§ 1.14 Excluding first and including last day – legal holidays
§ 1.15 Effective date of acts – priority of legal rights
§ 1.22 Judicial construction and adjudication subsequent change not to affect prior valid obligations
§ 1.23 Construction of cross-references
§ 1.30 Legislation correcting nonsubstantive errors in the Revised Code
§ 1.31 Gender specific and gender neutral language
§ 1.41 Applicability of rules of construction
§ 1.42 Common, technical or particular terms
§ 1.43 Singular – plural – gender – tense
§ 1.44 Week – year
§ 1.45 Time computation
§ 1.46 Conflict between figures and words in expressing number
§ 1.47 Presumptions in enactment of statutes
§ 1.471 Effective date of act containing appropriation for current expenses
§ 1.48 Presumption that statute is prospective
§ 1.49 Determining legislative intent
§ 1.50 Severability
§ 1.51 Special or local provision prevails as exception to general provision
§ 1.52 Irreconcilable statutes or amendments – harmonization
§ 1.53 Language and any designated section number of enrolled act prevails
§ 1.54 Reenactment or amendment is continuation of prior statute
§ 1.55 Reference to any portion applies to all reenactments or amendments
§ 1.56 Reference to series of numbers or letters
§ 1.57 Repeal of repealing statute
§ 1.58 Reenactment, amendment, or repeal of statute
§ 1.59 Statutory definitions
§ 1.60 State agency defined
§ 1.601 Fire marshal defined
§ 1.61 Agriculture defined
§ 1.611 OSU extension defined
§ 1.62 References to officers, authorities and resolutions in county that has adopted a charter
§ 1.63 Pre-emption by state of certain business practices
§ 1.64 Health care workers definitions

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 1

  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts credited to a contributor's individual account in the employees' savings fund together with any interest credited to the contributor's account under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Actuary: means an individual who satisfies all of the following requirements:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Advance tax payment notes: means the notes authorized by section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Age and service retirement: means retirement as provided in sections Ohio Code 145.01
  • agriculture: includes farming; ranching; aquaculture; algaculture meaning the farming of algae; apiculture and related apicultural activities, production of honey, beeswax, honeycomb, and other related products; horticulture; viticulture, winemaking, and related activities; animal husbandry, including, but not limited to, the care and raising of livestock, equine, and fur-bearing animals; poultry husbandry and the production of poultry and poultry products; dairy production; the production of field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental shrubs, ornamental trees, flowers, sod, or mushrooms; timber; pasturage; any combination of the foregoing; the processing, drying, storage, and marketing of agricultural products when those activities are conducted in conjunction with, but are secondary to, such husbandry or production; and any additions or modifications to the foregoing made by the director of agriculture by rule adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. See Ohio Code 1.61
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from contributions made by a contributor and paid from the annuity and pension reserve fund as provided in this chapter. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Anticipatory securities: means securities, including notes, issued in anticipation of the issuance of other securities. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • anything of value: includes :

    Ohio Code 1.03

  • Appointing authority: means the officer, commission, board, or body having the power of appointment to, or removal from, positions in any office, department, commission, board, or institution. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Appropriation measure: means any appropriation measure, amendment of an appropriation measure, or supplement to an appropriation measure of a municipal corporation, county, or township referred to in sections Ohio Code 118.01
  • Assistant house sergeant at arms: means any person appointed by the house sergeant at arms under division (C)(1) of section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Authority: means the Ohio venture capital authority created under section Ohio Code 150.01
  • beneficiaries: means the estate or a person or persons who, as the result of the death of a member, contributor, or retirant, qualify for or are receiving some right or benefit under this chapter. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Board of county commissioners: includes the legislative authority of a county established under Section 3 of Article X, Ohio Constitution, or Chapter 302. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Board of elections: means the county board of elections of the county in which the subdivision is located. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Bond anticipation notes: means notes issued in anticipation of the issuance of bonds. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Bond proceedings: means the order or orders, resolution or resolutions, trust agreement, indenture, lease, and other agreements, amendments and supplements to the foregoing, or any combination thereof, authorizing or providing for the terms and conditions applicable to, or providing for the security of, obligations issued pursuant to Chapter 154. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Bond retirement fund: means the bond retirement fund provided for in section Ohio Code 133.01
  • Bond service charges: means principal, including mandatory sinking fund requirements for retirement of obligations, and interest, and redemption premium, if any, required to be paid by the state on obligations. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Bond service fund: means the applicable fund created for and pledged to the payment of bond service charges under section Ohio Code 154.01
  • Bureau of criminal identification and investigation investigator: means a person who is in compliance with section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Capital facilities: means buildings, structures, and other improvements, and equipment, real estate, and interests in real estate therefor, within the state, and any one, part of, or combination of the foregoing, to serve the general purposes for which the issuing authority is authorized to issue obligations pursuant to Chapter 154. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Capitalized interest: means all or a portion of the interest payable on securities from their date to a date stated or provided for in the applicable legislation, which interest is to be paid from the proceeds of the securities. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Certificate of estimated resources: means the official certificate of estimated resources of the county budget commission and amendments of the certificate certified to the municipal corporation, county, or township as provided for in Chapter 5705. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Certified nurse practitioner: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Certified nurse-midwife: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • City: means any municipal corporation having its own retirement system and includes any municipal university belonging to the municipal corporation. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Civil service: includes all offices and positions of trust or employment in the service of the state and in the service of the counties, cities, city health districts, general health districts, and city school districts of the state. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • civil service of the state: includes all offices and positions of trust or employment with the government of the state. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Civil service township: means any township with a population of ten thousand or more persons residing within the township and outside any municipal corporation, which has a police or fire department of ten or more full-time paid employees and which has a civil service commission established under division (B) of section Ohio Code 124.01
  • Classification change: means a change in an employee's classification in the job classification plan. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Classification series: means any group of classification titles that have the identical name but different numerical designations, or identical titles except for designated levels of supervision, except for those classification series established by the director of administrative services in accordance with division (A) of section Ohio Code 124.01
  • Classified service: means the competitive classified civil service of the state, the several counties, cities, city health districts, general health districts, and city school districts of the state, and civil service townships. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Clinical nurse specialist: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Commission: means the Ohio public facilities commission created in section Ohio Code 154.01
  • Commission: means a financial planning and supervision commission created by section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Commission: means the municipal civil service commission of any city, except that, when in reference to the commission that serves a city school district, "commission" means the civil service commission determined under section Ohio Code 124.01
  • Community problems: includes , but is not limited to, taxation, fiscal administration, governmental structure and organization, intergovernmental cooperation, education and training, employment needs, community planning and development, air and water pollution, public safety and the administration of justice, housing, mass transportation, community facilities and services, health, welfare, recreation, open space, and the development of human resources. See Ohio Code 122.01
  • Competitive selection: means any of the following procedures for making purchases:

    Ohio Code 125.01

  • Conservancy district officer: means a full-time employee of a conservancy district who is designated pursuant to section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Construction funds: means proceeds from the sale of debt obligations restricted by law or pursuant to the proceedings for the issuance of such debt obligations to use for permanent improvements as defined in division (E) of section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Consumer: means the person for whom the prepaid wireless calling service is provided, to whom the transfer effected or license given by a sale is or is to be made or given, to whom the prepaid wireless calling service is charged, or to whom the admission is granted. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Continuing member: means any former participating employee who is not currently having compensation deferred, or the former participating employee's beneficiary, to whom payment has not been made of all deferred compensation distributions. See Ohio Code 148.01
  • Contributing service: means both of the following:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • contributor: includes any person participating in a PERS defined contribution plan. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Costs of capital facilities: means the costs of acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, rehabilitating, remodeling, renovating, enlarging, improving, equipping, or furnishing capital facilities, and the financing thereof, including the cost of clearance and preparation of the site and of any land to be used in connection with capital facilities, the cost of any indemnity and surety bonds and premiums on insurance, all related direct administrative expenses and allocable portions of direct costs of the commission or issuing authority and department of administrative services, or other designees of the commission under section Ohio Code 154.01
  • County auditor: means the county auditor with whom tax budgets of the municipal corporation, county, or township are to be filed in accordance with section Ohio Code 118.01
  • County auditor: means the county auditor of the county in which the subdivision is located. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • County budget commission: means the county budget commission to which the tax budget of the municipal corporation, county, or township is to be submitted in accordance with section Ohio Code 118.01
  • County-related corporation: means a nonprofit corporation, without capital stock, organized and existing under Chapter 1702. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Credit enhancement facilities: means letters of credit, lines of credit, stand-by, contingent, or firm securities purchase agreements, insurance, or surety arrangements, guarantees, and other arrangements that provide for direct or contingent payment of debt charges, for security or additional security in the event of nonpayment or default in respect of securities, or for making payment of debt charges to and at the option and on demand of securities holders or at the option of the issuer or upon certain conditions occurring under put or similar arrangements, or for otherwise supporting the credit or liquidity of the securities, and includes credit, reimbursement, marketing, remarketing, indexing, carrying, interest rate hedge, and subrogation agreements, and other agreements and arrangements for payment and reimbursement of the person providing the credit enhancement facility and the security for that payment and reimbursement. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • current expenses: means the lawful expenditures of a subdivision, except those for permanent improvements and for payments of debt charges of the subdivision. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Current revenue notes: means debt obligations described in section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Customer premises equipment: means telecommunications equipment, including telephone instruments, on the premises of a public safety answering point that is used in answering and responding to 9-1-1 system calls. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Debt charges: means the principal, including any mandatory sinking fund deposits and mandatory redemption payments, interest, and any redemption premium, payable on securities as those payments come due and are payable. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Debt limits: means the limitations on net indebtedness provided in sections Ohio Code 118.01
  • Debt obligations: means bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness, bond anticipation notes, current revenue notes, local government fund notes, or other obligations issued or incurred in borrowing money, or to renew, refund, fund, or refinance, or issued in exchange for, such obligations, and any interest coupons pertaining thereto other than bonds or other obligations issued under authority of Section 13 of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Default: means failure to pay the principal of or the interest on a debt obligation, or failure to make other payment to be made to the holder or owner of a debt obligation, in the full amount and at the time provided for in the contractual commitment with respect thereto, unless the time for such payment has been extended by the owner or holder of the debt obligation without penalty or premium and without the effect of subjecting the municipal corporation, county, or township to the initiation of remedies pertaining to such debt obligation or other debt obligations. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • department of development: means the development services agency and the "director of development" means the director of development services. See Ohio Code 122.01
  • Department of public safety enforcement agent: means a full-time employee of the department of public safety who is designated under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Department of taxation investigator: means a person employed full time with the department of taxation to whom both of the following apply:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Deputy sheriff: means any person who is commissioned and employed as a full-time peace officer by the sheriff of any county, and has been so employed since on or before December 31, 1965; any person who is or has been commissioned and employed as a peace officer by the sheriff of any county since January 1, 1966, and who has received a certificate attesting to the person's satisfactory completion of the peace officer training school as required by section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Disability allowance: means an allowance paid on account of disability under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Disability benefit: means a benefit paid as disability retirement under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Disability benefit recipient: means a member who is receiving a disability benefit. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Disability retirement: means retirement as provided in section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Drug agent: means any person who is either of the following:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Earnable salary: includes the following:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Effective financial accounting and reporting system: means an accounting and reporting system fully in compliance with the requirements prescribed by and pursuant to Chapter 117. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Eligible employee: means any public employee, as defined in division (A) of section Ohio Code 148.01
  • Emergency service: means emergency law enforcement, firefighting, ambulance, rescue, and medical service. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Emergency service provider: means the state highway patrol and an emergency service department or unit of a subdivision or that provides emergency service to a subdivision under contract with the subdivision. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Employee: means any person holding a position subject to appointment, removal, promotion, or reduction by an appointing officer. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Employee: has the meaning prescribed in section 210 (k) of the "Social Security Act" and may include officers of a county-related corporation or city. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • employer: means the employer of any public employee. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Employer contribution: means the amount paid by an employer as determined under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Employment: means any service performed by an employee in the employ of a county-related corporation or city, except service which, in the absence of an agreement entered into under this chapter, would constitute "employment" as defined in the "Social Security Act" or service which under the "Social Security Act" may not be included in an agreement between the state and the secretary of health and human services. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act: means subchapter A of chapter 9 of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1939" and subchapters A and B of chapter 21 of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1954" as amended. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Fiduciary: means a person who does any of the following:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Final average salary: means the greater of the following:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Final plan: means a final plan adopted under division (B) of section 128. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Financial plan: means the financial plan approved by the commission in accordance with section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Financial supervisor: means the auditor of state. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Financing costs: means all costs and expenses relating to the authorization, including any required election, issuance, sale, delivery, authentication, deposit, custody, clearing, registration, transfer, exchange, fractionalization, replacement, payment, and servicing of securities, including, without limitation, costs and expenses for or relating to publication and printing, postage, delivery, preliminary and final official statements, offering circulars, and informational statements, travel and transportation, underwriters, placement agents, investment bankers, paying agents, registrars, authenticating agents, remarketing agents, custodians, clearing agencies or corporations, securities depositories, financial advisory services, certifications, audits, federal or state regulatory agencies, accounting and computation services, legal services and obtaining approving legal opinions and other legal opinions, credit ratings, redemption premiums, and credit enhancement facilities. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Fiscal emergency: means the existence of fiscal emergency conditions determined as provided in section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Fiscal emergency conditions: means any of the events or occurrences described in section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Fiscal emergency period: means the period of time commencing on the date when the determination of a fiscal emergency is made by the auditor of state pursuant to section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Fiscal officer: means the fiscal officer of the municipal corporation, county, or township as defined in division (D) of section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Fiscal officer: means the following, or, in the case of absence or vacancy in the office, a deputy or assistant authorized by law or charter to act in the place of the named officer, or if there is no such authorization then the deputy or assistant authorized by legislation to act in the place of the named officer for purposes of this chapter, in the case of the following subdivisions:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Fiscal watch: means the existence of fiscal watch conditions as determined in accordance with section Ohio Code 118.01
  • five or more years of total service credit: means sixty or more calendar months of contributing service in this system. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Flexible hours employee: means an employee who may work more or less than eight hours on any given day so long as the employee works forty hours in the same week. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • Forest-fire investigator: means a full-time employee of the department of natural resources who is appointed a forest-fire investigator under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Fractionalized interests in public obligations: means participations, certificates of participation, shares, or other instruments or agreements, separate from the public obligations themselves, evidencing ownership of interests in public obligations or of rights to receive payments of, or on account of, principal or interest or their equivalents payable by or on behalf of an obligor pursuant to public obligations. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Fringe benefits: means expenditures for goods and services furnished to municipal, county, or township officers or employees by the municipal corporation, county, or township, including, but not limited to, such benefits as food, temporary housing, and clothing, and the provision of pension, retirement, disability, hospitalization, health care, insurance, or other benefits to employees requiring the advance payment of money other than directly to employees or other beneficiaries, or the deposit or reservation of money for such purpose. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Fully registered securities: means securities in certificated or uncertificated form, registered as to both principal and interest in the name of the owner. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Fund: means to provide for the payment of debt charges and expenses related to that payment at or prior to retirement by purchase, call for redemption, payment at maturity, or otherwise. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • funds: means , except where the context does not permit, the bond service funds, the improvements funds, and any other funds for similar or different purposes created under bond proceedings, including all moneys and investments, and earnings from investments, credited and to be credited thereto. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Gaming agent: means a person who is in compliance with section Ohio Code 145.01
  • General fund: means the fund referred to in division (A) of section Ohio Code 118.01
  • General fund budget: means aggregate revenues available in the general fund during the applicable fiscal year as shown by the certificate of estimated resources. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • General obligation: means securities to the payment of debt charges on which the full faith and credit and the general property taxing power, including taxes within the tax limitation if available to the subdivision, of the subdivision are pledged. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Governing body: means :

    Ohio Code 154.01

  • Governmental agency: means state agencies, state supported and assisted institutions of higher education, municipal corporations, counties, townships, school districts, and any other political subdivision or special district in this state established pursuant to law, and, except where otherwise indicated, also means the United States or any department, division, or agency thereof, and any agency, commission, or authority established pursuant to an interstate compact or agreement. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Hamilton county municipal court bailiff: means a person appointed by the clerk of courts of the Hamilton county municipal court under division (A)(3) of section Ohio Code 145.01
  • House sergeant at arms: means any person appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives under division (B)(1) of section Ohio Code 145.01
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section Ohio Code 1.05
  • improvement: means any property, asset, or improvement certified by the fiscal officer, which certification is conclusive, as having an estimated life or period of usefulness of five years or more, and includes, but is not limited to, real estate, buildings, and personal property and interests in real estate, buildings, and personal property, equipment, furnishings, and site improvements, and reconstruction, rehabilitation, renovation, installation, improvement, enlargement, and extension of property, assets, or improvements so certified as having an estimated life or period of usefulness of five years or more. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Improvement fund: means the applicable fund created for the payment of costs of capital facilities under section Ohio Code 154.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • interest equivalent: means those payments or portions of payments, however denominated, that constitute or represent consideration for forbearing the collection of money, or for deferring the receipt of payment of money to a future time. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986" 100 Stat. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Issuer: means a port authority organized and existing under applicable provisions of Chapter 4582. See Ohio Code 150.01
  • Issuer: means any public issuer and any nonprofit corporation authorized to issue securities for or on behalf of any public issuer. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Issuing authority: means the treasurer of state or the officer or employee who by law performs the functions of that office. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Killed in the line of duty: means either of the following:

    Ohio Code 143.01

  • Legislation: means an ordinance or resolution passed by a majority affirmative vote of the then members of the taxing authority unless a different vote is required by charter provisions governing the passage of the particular legislation by the taxing authority. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Lender: means any person that lends money to the program fund as provided in this chapter and includes any issuer and any trustee. See Ohio Code 150.01
  • Loss: means a loss incurred with respect to a lender's loan to the program fund. See Ohio Code 150.01
  • Mandatory sinking fund redemption requirements: means amounts required by proceedings to be deposited in a bond retirement fund for the purpose of paying in any year or fiscal year by mandatory redemption prior to stated maturity the principal of securities that is due and payable, except for mandatory prior redemption requirements as provided in those proceedings, in a subsequent year or fiscal year. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Mandatory sinking fund requirements: means amounts required by proceedings to be deposited in a year or fiscal year in a bond retirement fund for the purpose of paying the principal of securities that is due and payable in a subsequent year or fiscal year. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Mayor: means the officer of the municipal corporation designated as such by law or the chief executive officer under the charter of the municipal corporation. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Member: includes a PERS retirant who becomes a member under division (C) of section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Municipal corporation in the county: includes any municipal corporation that is wholly contained in the county and each municipal corporation located in more than one county that has a greater proportion of its territory in the county to which the term refers than in any other county. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Municipal police officer: means a member of the organized police department of a municipal corporation who is employed full time, is in compliance with section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Municipal public safety director: means a person who serves full time as the public safety director of a municipal corporation with the duty of directing the activities of the municipal corporation's police department and fire department. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Natural resources law enforcement staff officer: means a full-time employee of the department of natural resources who is designated a natural resources law enforcement staff officer under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Natural resources officer: means a full-time employee of the department of natural resources who is appointed as a natural resources officer under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • net indebtedness: means , as determined pursuant to this section, the principal amount of the outstanding securities of a subdivision less the amount held in a bond retirement fund to the extent such amount is not taken into account in determining the principal amount outstanding under division (AA) of section Ohio Code 133.04
  • Oath: includes affirmation, and "swear" includes affirm. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Obligations: means bonds, notes, or other evidences of obligation, including interest coupons pertaining thereto, issued pursuant to Chapter 154. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Ohio products: means products that are mined, excavated, produced, manufactured, raised, or grown in the state by a person where the input of Ohio products, labor, skill, or other services constitutes no less than twenty-five per cent of the manufactured cost. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Ohio service credit: means credit for service that was rendered to the state or any of its political subdivisions or any employer. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Ohio-based venture capital fund: means a venture capital fund having its principal office in this state, where the majority of the fund's staff are employed and where at least one investment professional is employed who has at least five years of experience in venture capital investment. See Ohio Code 150.01
  • One purpose: includes , but is not limited to, in any case any off-street parking facilities relating to another permanent improvement, and:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Order: means a copy of a contract or a statement of the nature of a contemplated expenditure, a description of the property or supplies to be purchased or service to be performed, other than a service performed by officers and regular employees of the state, and per diem of the national guard, and the total sum of the expenditure to be made therefor, if the sum is fixed and ascertained, otherwise the estimated sum thereof, and an authorization to pay for the contemplated expenditure, signed by the person instructed and authorized to pay upon receipt of a proper invoice. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • OSU extension: means the cooperative extension service that was established by the "Smith-Lever Act" 38 Stat. See Ohio Code 1.611
  • Park district police officer: means a full-time employee of a park district who is designated pursuant to section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Participant account: means any of the following accounts:

    Ohio Code 148.01

  • Participating employee: means any eligible employee who is having compensation deferred pursuant to a contract that is executed before the compensation is earned and that is with the eligible employee's employer and the Ohio public employees deferred compensation board. See Ohio Code 148.01
  • Paying agent: means the one or more banks, trust companies, or other financial institutions or qualified persons, including an appropriate office or officer of the subdivision, designated as a paying agent or place of payment of debt charges on the particular securities. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Payroll: means compensation due and payable to employees of the municipal corporation, county, or township, other than fringe benefits. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Pension reserve: means the present value, computed upon the basis of the mortality and other tables adopted by the board, of all payments to be made on account of any retirement allowance or benefit in lieu of any retirement allowance, granted to a member or beneficiary under this chapter. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Pensions: means annual payments for life derived from contributions made by the employer that at the time of retirement are credited into the annuity and pension reserve fund from the employers' accumulation fund and paid from the annuity and pension reserve fund as provided in this chapter. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • PERS defined benefit plan: means the plan described in sections Ohio Code 145.01
  • PERS defined contribution plans: means the plan or plans established under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • PERS law enforcement officer: means a sheriff or any of the following whose primary duties are to preserve the peace, protect life and property, and enforce the laws of this state: a deputy sheriff, township constable or police officer in a township police department or district, drug agent, department of public safety enforcement agent, natural resources law enforcement staff officer, wildlife officer, forest-fire investigator, natural resources officer, park district police officer, conservancy district officer, veterans' home police officer, special police officer for a mental health institution, special police officer for an institution for persons with developmental disabilities, state university law enforcement officer, municipal police officer, house sergeant at arms, assistant house sergeant at arms, regional transit authority police officer, or state highway patrol police officer. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • PERS public safety officer: means a Hamilton county municipal court bailiff, or any of the following whose primary duties are other than to preserve the peace, protect life and property, and enforce the laws of this state: a deputy sheriff, township constable or police officer in a township police department or district, drug agent, department of public safety enforcement agent, natural resources law enforcement staff officer, wildlife officer, forest-fire investigator, natural resources officer, park district police officer, conservancy district officer, veterans' home police officer, special police officer for a mental health institution, special police officer for an institution for persons with developmental disabilities, state university law enforcement officer, municipal police officer, house sergeant at arms, assistant house sergeant at arms, regional transit authority police officer, or state highway patrol police officer. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Physician assistant: means an individual who is licensed under Chapter 4730. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular federal census. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Principal amount: means the aggregate of the amount as stated or provided for in the legislation authorizing the public obligations as the amount on which interest or interest equivalent is initially calculated. See Ohio Code 133.03
  • Principal payments: means the payments of or on account of the principal amount as defined in division (G)(1) of this section. See Ohio Code 133.03
  • Proceedings: means the legislation, certifications, notices, orders, sale proceedings, trust agreement or indenture, mortgage, lease, lease-purchase agreement, assignment, credit enhancement facility agreements, and other agreements, instruments, and documents, as amended and supplemented, and any election proceedings, authorizing, or providing for the terms and conditions applicable to, or providing for the security or sale or award of, public obligations, and includes the provisions set forth or incorporated in those public obligations and proceedings. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Produced: means the manufacturing, processing, mining, developing, and making of a thing into a new article with a distinct character in use through the application of input, within the state, of Ohio products, labor, skill, or other services. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Products: means materials, manufacturer's supplies, merchandise, goods, wares, and foodstuffs. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Professional personnel: means either of the following:

    Ohio Code 122.01

  • Program fund: means the fund created under section Ohio Code 150.01
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Provider of a prepaid wireless calling service: means a wireless service provider that provides a prepaid wireless calling service. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Public employee: means :

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • public employer: means the state or any county, township, municipal corporation, park district, conservancy district, sanitary district, health district, metropolitan housing authority, state retirement board, Ohio history connection, public library, county law library, union cemetery, joint hospital, institutional commissary, state medical university, state university, or board, bureau, commission, council, committee, authority, or administrative body as the same are, or have been, created by action of the general assembly or by the legislative authority of any of the units of local government named in this division not covered by section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Public issuer: means any of the following that is authorized by law to issue securities or enter into public obligations:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Public obligations: means both of the following:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Public office: includes any state agency, public institution, political subdivision, or other organized body, office, agency, institution, or entity established by the laws of this state for the exercise of any function of government. See Ohio Code 149.011
  • Public official: includes all officers, employees, or duly authorized representatives or agents of a public office. See Ohio Code 149.011
  • Public safety answering point: means a facility to which 9-1-1 system calls for a specific territory are initially routed for response and where personnel respond to specific requests for emergency service by directly dispatching the appropriate emergency service provider, relaying a message to the appropriate provider, or transferring the call to the appropriate provider. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Public service facilities: means inns, lodges, hotels, cabins, camping sites, scenic trails, picnic sites, restaurants, commissaries, golf courses, boating and bathing facilities and other similar facilities in state parks. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • Purchase: means to buy, rent, lease, lease purchase, or otherwise acquire supplies or services. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Records: includes any document, device, or item, regardless of physical form or characteristic, including an electronic record as defined in section Ohio Code 149.011
  • Refund: means to fund and retire outstanding securities, including advance refunding with or without payment or redemption prior to maturity. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Regional transit authority police officer: means a person who is employed full time as a regional transit authority police officer under division (Y) of section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Register: means the books kept and maintained by the registrar for registration, exchange, and transfer of registered securities. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail and "certified mail" includes registered mail. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Registrar: means the person responsible for keeping the register for the particular registered securities, designated by or pursuant to the proceedings. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Regular interest: means interest at any rates for the respective funds and accounts as the public employees retirement board may determine from time to time. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Reseller: means a nonfacilities-based provider of wireless service that provides wireless service under its own name to one or more end users in this state using the network of a wireless service provider. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Retirant: means any former member who retires and is receiving a monthly allowance as provided in sections Ohio Code 145.01
  • Retirement allowance: means the pension plus that portion of the benefit derived from contributions made by the member. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Revenue estimates: means the estimates of revenue receipts to the credit of the general fund and special funds as estimated and supplemented, modified, or amended by the municipal corporation, county, or township, or the county budget commission. See Ohio Code 118.01
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Sales tax supported: means obligations to the payment of debt charges on which an additional sales tax or additional sales taxes have been pledged by the taxing authority of a county pursuant to section Ohio Code 133.01
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness, commercial paper, and other instruments in writing, including, unless the context does not admit, anticipatory securities, issued by an issuer to evidence its obligation to repay money borrowed, or to pay interest, by, or to pay at any future time other money obligations of, the issuer of the securities, but not including public obligations described in division (GG)(2) of this section. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Self-supporting securities: means securities or portions of securities issued for the purpose of paying costs of permanent improvements to the extent that receipts of the subdivision, other than the proceeds of taxes levied by that subdivision, derived from or with respect to the improvements or the operation of the improvements being financed, or the enterprise, system, project, or category of improvements of which the improvements being financed are part, are estimated by the fiscal officer to be sufficient to pay the current expenses of that operation or of those improvements or enterprise, system, project, or categories of improvements and the debt charges payable from those receipts on securities issued for the purpose. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Seller: means a person that sells a prepaid wireless calling service to another person by retail sale. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a person, not involving the delivery of a specific end product other than a report which, if provided, is merely incidental to the required performance. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Social Security Act: means the act of congress approved August 14, 1935, chapter 531, 49 Stat. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Special funds: means any of the funds, other than the general fund, referred to in sections Ohio Code 118.01
  • Special police officer for a mental health institution: means any person who is designated as such pursuant to section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Special police officer for a municipal airport: means a person to whom both of the following apply:

    Ohio Code 145.01

  • Special police officer for a port authority: means a person who is in compliance with section Ohio Code 145.01
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • State agencies: means the state of Ohio and officers, boards, commissions, departments, divisions, or other units or agencies of the state. See Ohio Code 154.01
  • state agency: except as otherwise provided in the title, means every organized body, office, or agency established by the laws of the state for the exercise of any function of state government. See Ohio Code 1.60
  • State agency: includes every department, bureau, board, commission, office, or other organized body established by the constitution and laws of this state for the exercise of any function of state government, including any state-supported institution of higher education, the general assembly, any legislative agency, any court or judicial agency, or any political subdivision or agency of a political subdivision. See Ohio Code 149.011
  • State agency: means that agency which the governor designates to carry out this chapter. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • State highway patrol police officer: means a special police officer employed full time and designated by the superintendent of the state highway patrol pursuant to section Ohio Code 145.01
  • State parks: means :

    Ohio Code 154.01

  • State service: includes all offices and positions in the service of the state and the counties and general health districts of the state. See Ohio Code 124.01
  • state supported or state assisted institutions of higher education: means the state universities identified in section Ohio Code 154.01
  • State university law enforcement officer: means any person who is employed full time as a state university law enforcement officer pursuant to section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Steering committee: means the statewide emergency services internet protocol network steering committee established by division (A)(1) of section 128. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Subdivision: means a county, municipal corporation, township, township fire district, joint fire district, township police district, joint police district, joint ambulance district, or joint emergency medical services district that provides emergency service within its territory, or that contracts with another municipal corporation, township, or district or with a private entity to provide such service; and a state college or university, port authority, or park district of any kind that employs law enforcement officers that act as the primary police force on the grounds of the college or university or port authority or in the parks operated by the district. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Subdivision: means any of the following:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Subdivision served by a public safety answering point: means a subdivision that provides emergency service for any part of its territory that is located within the territory of a public safety answering point whether the subdivision provides the emergency service with its own employees or pursuant to a contract. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Supplies: means all property, including, but not limited to, equipment, materials, other tangible assets, and insurance, but excluding real property or an interest in real property. See Ohio Code 125.01
  • Tax budget: means the tax budget provided for in section Ohio Code 118.01
  • Tax limitation: means the "ten-mill limitation" as defined in section Ohio Code 133.01
  • Tax valuation: means the aggregate of the valuations of property subject to ad valorem property taxation by the subdivision on the real property, personal property, and public utility property tax lists and duplicates most recently certified for collection, and shall be calculated without deductions of the valuations of otherwise taxable property exempt in whole or in part from taxation by reason of exemptions of certain amounts of taxable value under division (C) of section Ohio Code 133.01
  • Taxing authority: means in the case of the following subdivisions:

    Ohio Code 133.01

  • Technical personnel: means any of the following:

    Ohio Code 122.01

  • Telephone company: includes a wireline service provider and a wireless service provider unless otherwise expressly specified. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Totally and permanently disabled: means unable to engage in any substantial gainful employment for a period of not less than twelve months by reason of a medically determinable physical impairment that is permanent or presumed to be permanent. See Ohio Code 143.01
  • Tourism development district revenue supported: means obligations to the payment of debt charges on which tourism development district revenue has been pledged by the taxing authority of a municipal corporation or township under section 133. See Ohio Code 133.01
  • Township constable or police officer in a township police department or district: means any person who is commissioned and employed as a full-time peace officer pursuant to Chapter 505. See Ohio Code 145.01
  • Trustee: means a trust company or a bank with corporate trust powers, in either case having a place of business in this state, being a taxpayer under Chapter 5707. See Ohio Code 150.01
  • Undertaking: includes a bond. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Volunteer peace officer: means any person who is employed as a police officer, sheriff's deputy, constable, or deputy marshal in a part-time, reserve, or volunteer capacity by a county sheriff's department or the police department of a municipal corporation, township, township police district, or joint police district and is not either of the following:

    Ohio Code 143.01

  • Wages: means all remuneration for employment as defined in this section, including the cash value of all remuneration paid in any medium other than cash, but does not include that part of such remuneration which, even if it were for "employment" within the meaning of the "Federal Insurance Contributions Act" would not constitute "wages" within the meaning of that act. See Ohio Code 144.01
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Wildlife officer: means a full-time employee of the department of natural resources who is designated a wildlife officer under section Ohio Code 145.01
  • Wireless service: means federally licensed commercial mobile service as defined in 47 U. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Wireless service provider: means a facilities-based provider of wireless service to one or more end users in this state. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Wireline service: means basic local exchange service, as defined in section 4927. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Wireline service provider: means a facilities-based provider of wireline service to one or more end-users in this state. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Wireline telephone network: means the selective router and data base processing systems, trunking and data wiring cross connection points at the public safety answering point, and all other voice and data components of the 9-1-1 system. See Ohio Code 128.01
  • Year: means the calendar year. See Ohio Code 133.01