120-1-11 Time limits for reimbursement of county expenditures for assigned or appointed counsel and public defender offices.

For purposes of this rule, the disposition of a case is defined as the latter of the last day in court or the issuance of a court entry from the last day in court.

(A) Requests for state reimbursement for appointed counsel cases shall be submitted to the Ohio public defender within ninety days of the end of the calendar month in which the case at issue was disposed, or, if an attorney submits a periodic bill, within ninety days of the end of the calendar month of the last court appearance or, if there has been no in-court time, within ninety days from the end of the calendar month of the last day entered in the attorney log.

(B) The county auditor shall submit the county public defender expense report to the Ohio public defender within thirty days of the end of the calendar month in which the expenditures were incurred. County public defenders shall submit to the Ohio public defender caseload reports within sixty days of the end of the calendar month in which the cases were disposed.

(C) The Ohio public defender reserves the right to deny reimbursement for failure to meet the above deadlines listed in this rule.

Replaces: 120-1-11

Effective: 12/1/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: R.C. 120.03
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 120.03(B), R.C. 120.18(A), R.C. 120.28(A), R.C. 120.33(A)(4)
Prior Effective Dates: 5/8/81, 1/1/00, 10/9/09