The chief of the division of watercraft shall enable the public to access watercraft and outboard motor title information via electronic means. No fee shall be charged for this access. The title information that must be so accessible is only the title information that is in an electronic format at the time a person requests this access.
The chief shall establish procedures governing this access. The procedures may be established by rule in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code. In adopting these procedures, the chief shall confer with the clerks of the courts of common pleas.
Access by the public to watercraft and outboard motor title information under this section shall comply with all restrictions contained in the Revised Code and federal law that govern the disclosure of that information.
Effective Date: 10-31-2001; 09-16-2004