126.37 Stale warrants for payment.

(A) The director of budget and management shall void any warrant the director draws on the state treasury pursuant to Chapter 5733. or 5747. of the Revised Code that is not presented for payment to the treasurer of state within two years after the date of issuance and shall void any other warrant the director draws on the state treasury that is not presented to the treasurer of state within ninety days after the date of issuance.

(B) If a warrant voided pursuant to division (A) of this section was drawn against an appropriation of the current fiscal year and the holder of the voided warrant presents the warrant for reissuance, in the same fiscal year, to the state agency that made the payment originally, the agency shall prepare a voucher for the holder of the voided warrant, in the amount shown on the warrant that has been voided, against the same appropriation of the same fiscal year if the agency is satisfied that payment is proper.

(C) If a warrant was drawn against an appropriation of the first fiscal year of the fiscal biennium and voided pursuant to division (A) of this section in either fiscal year of the biennium and if the holder of the voided warrant presents the warrant for reissuance, in the second fiscal year of the biennium, to the state agency that made the payment originally, the agency shall prepare a voucher for the holder of the voided warrant, in the amount shown on the warrant that has been voided, against funds transferred to the agency by the director pursuant to section 131.33 of the Revised Code, if the agency is satisfied that payment is proper. If no such funds are available for transfer, the agency shall prepare the voucher against any unexpended appropriations of the current fiscal year available to it.

(D) If a warrant was drawn against an appropriation and, during the same biennium, was voided pursuant to division (A) of this section, and if, after that biennium, the holder of the voided warrant presents the warrant for reissuance to the state agency that made the payment originally, the agency shall prepare a voucher for the holder of the voided warrant, in the amount shown on the warrant that has been voided, against any appropriation of the current fiscal year made to the agency if the agency is satisfied that payment is proper.

(E) If a warrant voided pursuant to division (A) of this section was drawn against an appropriation of a previous fiscal year and voided after that fiscal biennium and if the holder of the voided warrant presents the warrant for reissuance to the state agency that made the payment originally, the agency shall forward the warrant to the director with a request for reissuance. The director shall make payment to the holder of the voided warrant, in the amount shown on the warrant that has been voided, against an appropriation of the current fiscal year made to the director for the reissuance of voided warrants, if the director is satisfied that reissuance of the warrant is proper.

Effective Date: 12-01-2006