Chapter 109:5-7 Confidential Address
(A) "BCI" means the bureau of criminal identification and investigation.
(A) The Ohio law enforcement gateway shall contain the name, confidential address, and telephone number of program participants in the address confidentiality program established under sections 111.41 to 111.47 of the Revised Code.
(B) The Ohio law enforcement gateway shall obtain the names, confidential addresses, and telephone numbers of participants in the program from the secretary of state.
(C) Program participation is presumptively valid for four years, and may be subject to renewal. BCI will maintain a participant's information in the program until notified by the secretary of state that an individual's participation has expired or has been terminated or invalidated.
(D) Access to program information shall be granted only to chiefs of police, village marshals, county sheriffs, county prosecuting attorneys, and a designee of each of these individuals.
(F) No person who has access to a confidential address or telephone number because of the person's employment or official position shall knowingly disclose that confidential address or telephone number to any person, except as required by law.
(G) No person who obtains a confidential address or telephone number from the Ohio law enforcement gateway shall knowingly disclose that confidential address or telephone number to any person, except as is necessary for a law enforcement purpose when related to the performance of official duties, or for another legitimate governmental purpose.
(H) Access to OHLEG logs a user off after nineteen minutes of inactivity.