(A) In accordance with procedures prescribed by the director of administrative services, the officer in charge of each state agency, other than an institution of higher education, shall maintain current and accurate records of tangible personal property and real property, as defined by the department of administrative services, that the state agency holds either directly or on behalf of the state. These records shall specify the value of the property, the number of acres of land, the number and kind of buildings, and other significant information about the property, as designated by the department.
On or before the first day of October immediately following the end of each fiscal year, the officer in charge of each state agency shall cause its inventory activity at the end of that fiscal year to be certified as correct and filed with the director, in accordance with procedures the director prescribes. In addition, the officer in charge of each state agency shall cause a full and accurate physical inventory to be taken and concluded prior to the close of each fiscal biennium. The officer in charge of each state agency holding such property shall report to the director, on forms or media the director prescribes, regarding all property acquired, updated, or disposed of by that agency, in the detail and format and at the times the director requires.
This division does not apply to any canal lands administered and managed and any canals and reservoirs operated and maintained by the director of natural resources under Chapter 1520. of the Revised Code.
(B) The director of administrative services shall maintain current inventory records as certified and filed under division (A) of this section by a state agency, other than an institution of higher education. The director may establish uniform methods of identifying state property.
Effective Date: 10-25-1995 .