103.49 Requests for data.

(A) The chairperson of the joint education oversight committee may request any state agency or political subdivision to provide to the committee such data, statistics, and other information that is determined to be useful to the work of the committee pursuant to the committee's statutory purposes. Subject to division (B) of this section, and to the extent permitted under section 3319.321 of the Revised Code and the "Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974," 88 Stat. 571, 20 U.S.C. 1232g, as amended, any state agency or political subdivision shall provide the committee with the information requested.

(B)

(1) Upon the joint written request of the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the committee, the superintendent of public instruction shall, within a reasonable time period, provide the committee with data and information that is in the superintendent's possession or is readily accessible to the superintendent.

(2) Upon receiving a written request from the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the committee, the state superintendent may request clarification from the committee regarding the request in order to facilitate a timely response. The committee shall cooperate with the state superintendent to determine the scope of the data and information requested, taking into account the committee's need and urgency for the information, the superintendent's ease or difficulty of accessing the data and information, the quantity of the information requested, and any other practical considerations that apply.

(3) Except as provided in division (B)(4) of this section, if the state superintendent and the chairperson and vice-chairperson are unable to resolve their differences regarding a written request within thirty days of the state superintendent's receipt of the request from the chairperson and vice-chairperson, the chairperson and vice-chairperson may jointly insist in writing on receiving the data and information from the state superintendent, and the superintendent, upon receiving that written request, shall promptly make that information available to the chairperson and vice-chairperson.

(4) If the state superintendent requests clarification from the committee under division (B)(2) of this section regarding a written request for a large data set, as determined by the state superintendent, the state superintendent may inform the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the state superintendent's determination that the request is for a large data set and request that the period of time in which the state superintendent and the chairperson and vice-chairperson must resolve their differences regarding the request under division (B)(3) of this section be extended beyond thirty days of the state superintendent's receipt of the request. At no time, however, shall the time period in which the state superintendent and the chairperson and vice-chairperson must resolve their differences regarding the request under division (B)(3) of this section be longer than ninety days following the state superintendent's receipt of the request.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 216, §1, eff. 11/2/2018.

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 113, §1, eff. 9/14/2016.