1332.06 Special fund for cable system - annual report.

(A) A political subdivision of this state that is a public cable service provider shall maintain a special fund for its cable system and the provision of cable service over that cable system and shall be subject, with respect to that special fund, to sections 5705.09 , 5705.10 , 5705.14 , 5705.15 , 5705.16 , 5705.39 , 5705.40 , 5705.41 , 5705.44 , and 5705.45 and any other applicable provision of Chapter 5705. of the Revised Code concerning the establishment or maintenance of the special fund.

(B) A political subdivision of this state that is a public cable service provider shall prepare and publish, on or before the first day of June of each year for the prior calendar year, an annual report on its cable system and the provision of cable service over that cable system. The report shall be substantially in accordance with full cost accounting and shall include disclosure of the amount, source, and cost of working capital utilized for its cable system and the provision of cable service over that cable system and estimates of the amount of any franchise fee, regulatory fee, occupation tax, pole attachment fee, property tax, or other fee or tax that would be applicable to its cable system and the provision of cable service over that cable system but for any exemption by reason of its status as a political subdivision, which exemption is authorized by law. Nothing in sections 1332.01 to 1332.10 of the Revised Code requires any elected official of the political subdivision to maintain a log or other record of the time the official spends on the business of the public cable service provider in the course of official duties.

(C) No political subdivision shall fail to comply with division (A) or (B) of this section.

Effective Date: 10-05-2000