117.472 Failure to make payment.

(A) If the state agency has not repaid the auditor of state by the payment deadline established under section 117.471 of the Revised Code, the auditor of state shall certify to the director of budget and management the amount of the loan plus interest due. The director shall withhold from the state agency the amount certified from funds under the director's control that belong to or are lawfully payable or due to the state agency and that may be used to repay the loan. The director shall promptly pay the amount withheld to the auditor of state.

If the director determines that no funds payable and due to the state agency are available or that insufficient amounts of such funds are available, the director shall withhold and pay to the auditor of state the amounts available and shall continue to withhold funds and pay the auditor of state until the full amount due to the auditor of state is paid.

(B) If a local public office has not repaid the auditor of state by the payment deadline established under section 117.471 of the Revised Code, the auditor of state shall certify to the county auditor the amount of the loan plus interest due. The county auditor shall withhold from the local public office the amount certified from funds under the county auditor's control that belong to or are lawfully payable or due to the local public office and that may be used to repay the loan. The county auditor shall promptly pay the amount withheld to the auditor of state.

If the county auditor determines that no funds payable and due to the local public office are available or that insufficient amounts of such funds are available, the county auditor shall withhold and pay to the auditor of state the amounts available and shall continue to withhold funds and pay the auditor of state until the full amount due to the auditor of state is paid.

(C) All moneys received from the director of budget and management or a county auditor for repayment of loans and interest under this section shall be paid to the state treasury to the credit of the leverage for efficiency, accountability, and performance fund created in section 117.47 of the Revised Code.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.11, SB 4, §1, eff. 4/5/2011.