5505-9-07 Audio visual recordings of meetings and hearings.

(A) No person shall broadcast, televise, record, or photograph any meeting of the board or a committee of the board, unless the person first receives written permission from the board's chair.

(B) If the chair of the board or committee determines that broadcasting, televising, recording, or photographing during the meeting would not distract board members or participants or otherwise materially interfere with the achievement of the meeting, the broadcasting, television, recording, or photographing during the meetings that are open to the public may be permitted under the following conditions:

(1) A request for permission for the broadcasting, televising, recording, or photographing in the meeting room shall be made in writing to the chair of the board or committee. The request shall be made part of the record of the meeting; and

(2) The chair of the board or committee grants written permission prior to commencement of the meeting. The written permission shall be made part of the record of the meeting.

(a) If permission is granted, the place or places in the meeting room where operators and equipment are to be positioned shall be specified by the chair of the board or committee.

(b) The filming, videotaping, recording, or photographing of any person who objects, shall not be permitted.

(C) No executive session shall be broadcast, televised, recorded, or photographed.

Effective: 02/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/16/2012 and 02/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5505.07
Rule Amplifies: 5505.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/21/2005