Chapter 108: LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

108.01 Election - term.

The lieutenant governor shall be elected quadrennially, jointly with the governor, and shall hold his office for a term of four years. The term of office of the lieutenant governor shall commence on the second Monday of January next after his election.

Cite as R.C. § 108.01

Effective Date: 03-10-1978

108.02, 108.03 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 108.02, 108.03

Effective Date: 01-08-1979

108.04 Deputy commander-in-chief military and naval forces of state.

The lieutenant governor is the deputy commander-in-chief of the military and naval forces of the state, except when such forces are called into the service of the United States.

Cite as R.C. § 108.04

Effective Date: 11-06-1969

108.05 Member of the governor's cabinet - appointment as an administrative department head.

(A) The lieutenant governor shall be a member of the governor's cabinet and shall preside at its meetings in the absence of the governor.

(B) The governor may appoint the lieutenant governor as an administrative department head listed in section 121.03 of the Revised Code, as the governor's representative on any board, agency, committee, or commission of which the governor is a member and has the authority to appoint a representative, or in an advisory capacity to any nonelective board, agency, committee, or commission in the executive department or may give the lieutenant governor any special assignment as the governor considers in the interest of the state.

(C) When carrying out any of the functions described in division (B) of this section, the lieutenant governor shall be reimbursed from funds of the particular authority for necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of authority business.

Cite as R.C. § 108.05

Effective Date: 12-29-1998; 06-30-2005