123.201 Ohio facilities construction commission fund.

(A) There is hereby created in the state treasury the Ohio facilities construction commission fund, consisting of transfers of moneys authorized by the general assembly and revenues received by the Ohio facilities construction commission under section 123.21 of the Revised Code. Investment earnings on moneys in the fund shall be credited to the fund. Moneys in the fund may be used by the commission, in performing its duties under this chapter, to pay personnel and other administrative expenses, to pay the cost of preparing building design specifications, to pay the cost of providing project management services, and for other purposes determined by the commission to be necessary to fulfill its duties under this chapter.

(B)

(1) There is hereby created in the state treasury the cultural and sports facilities building fund, consisting of proceeds of obligations authorized to pay costs of Ohio cultural facilities and Ohio sports facilities for which appropriations are made by the general assembly. All investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund.

(2) Upon the request of the executive director of the Ohio facilities construction commission and subject to applicable tax law limitations, the director of budget and management may transfer to the Ohio cultural facilities administration fund moneys credited to the cultural and sports facilities building fund to pay the costs of administering projects funded through the cultural and sports facilities building fund.

(C) There is hereby created in the state treasury the Ohio cultural facilities administration fund, consisting of transfers of money authorized by the general assembly and revenues received by the commission under division (A)(9) of section 123.21 of the Revised Code. Moneys in the fund may be used by the Ohio facilities construction commission in administering projects funded through the cultural and sports facilities building fund pursuant to sections 123.28 and 123.281 of the Revised Code. All investment earnings of that fund shall be credited to it and shall be allocated among any accounts created in the fund in the manner determined by the commission.

(D)

(1) There is hereby created in the state treasury the capital donations fund, which shall be administered by the Ohio facilities construction commission. The fund consists of gifts, grants, devises, bequests, and other financial contributions made to the commission for the construction or improvement of cultural and sports facilities and shall be used in accordance with the specific purposes for which the gifts, grants, devises, bequests, or other financial contributions are made. All investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund. Chapters 123., 125., 127., and 153. and section 3517.13 of the Revised Code do not apply to contract obligations paid from the fund, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in those chapters or that section.

(2) Not later than one month following the end of each quarter of the fiscal year, the commission shall allocate the amounts credited to the fund from investment earnings during that preceding quarter of the fiscal year among the specific projects for which they are to be used and shall certify this information to the director of budget and management.

(3) If the amounts credited to the fund for a particular project exceed what is required to complete that project, the commission may refund any of those excess amounts, including unexpended investment earnings attributable to those amounts, to the entity from which they were received.

Cite as R.C. § 123.201

History. Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.