1505.05 Rules regarding fee schedules.

(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of the Revised Code to the contrary, the chief of the division of geological survey shall adopt rules under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that establish a fee schedule for requests for manipulated, interpreted, or analyzed data from the geologic records, data, maps, rock cores, and samples archived by the division. The fee schedule may include the cost of specialized storage requirements, programming, labor, research, retrieval, data manipulation, and copying and mailing of records requested from the archives. In addition, the rules shall establish procedures for the levying and collection of the fees in the fee schedule.

(B) For purposes of divisions (H) and (I) of section 1505.01 of the Revised Code, the chief shall adopt rules under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that establish a fee schedule to be paid for creating custom maps, custom data sets, and other custom products and for providing geological information of the state. The fee schedule may include the costs of labor, research, analysis, equipment, and technology. In addition, the rules shall establish procedures for the levying and collection of the fees in the fee schedule.

(C) The chief may reduce or waive a fee in a fee schedule established in rules adopted under division (A) or (B) of this section for a student that is enrolled in an institution of higher education.

(D) Any revision to a fee schedule established in rules adopted under division (A) or (B) of this section shall be established in rules adopted under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code. A revision to a fee schedule is subject to review by the Ohio geology advisory council created in section 1505.11 of the Revised Code and to approval by the director of natural resources.

(E) All fees collected under this section shall be credited to the geological mapping fund created in section 1505.09 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 1505.05

History. Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.