There is hereby created the employee ownership assistance program to be administered by the director of development. The director may employ any professional and technical personnel and other employees that are necessary to comply with sections 122.13 to 122.136 of the Revised Code. The director shall assist an individual or group of individuals, who seek assistance in the establishment of an employee-owned corporation. The director shall inform local government, business organizations, labor organizations, and others in the state of the availability of the program and its services established pursuant to sections 122.13 to 122.136 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 2003 SB186 12-31-2004; 2004 HB427 06-09-2004 .