(A) The general assembly or any agency or committee thereof and each department, division, bureau, board, commission, or other agency of the state government, whenever it prints or reproduces a report, pamphlet, or other publication, including reports generated through electronic data processing, whether prepared on contract or by the general assembly or the department, division, bureau, board, commission, or other agency, shall, except where the report, pamphlet, or other publication is reproduced by equipment normally used by it at its offices, cause to be placed on the first page, or the front, back or inside cover, the number of copies produced and the cost per copy of the report, pamphlet, or other publication based on the expenses calculated under section 125.49 of the Revised Code.
(B) This section does not apply to:
(1) Bills, acts, legislative journals, or educational materials published by the general assembly or to any fiscal, substantive, or technical analysis or explanation of particular bills before the general assembly;
(2) Any regularly produced daily or weekly summary or listings of bills or acts of the general assembly;
(3) Press releases;
(4) Official forms, or instructions on how to fill out the forms;
(5) Any publication or report of less than twenty-five copies generated through electronic data processing.
Effective Date: 03-09-1999