126.26 Director as chairperson of gubernatorial transition committee - powers and duties.

The director of budget and management, when serving as chairperson of the gubernatorial transition committee appointed under section 107.29 of the Revised Code, shall:

(A) Make available to the governor-elect all the information the office of budget and management has concerning the income and revenues of the state and the state budget, and assign one or more employees of the office to assist the governor-elect in the governor-elect's study of the information;

(B) In consultation with the director of administrative services, assign and make available office space sufficient to accommodate the governor-elect and the governor-elect's immediate staff pending the governor-elect's inauguration as governor;

(C) As necessary, direct any state agency to furnish such information as may be necessary to the governor, the governor-elect, or the gubernatorial transition committee;

(D) Preside as chairperson at all meetings of the gubernatorial transition committee;

(E) Pay the reasonable and necessary expenses incurred by or on behalf of the governor-elect from moneys appropriated for that purpose under section 107.30 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-29-1997.

Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §4 .