166.13 [Effective 9/16/2014] Determining whether assistance will conform to chapter requirements.

(A) Prior to entering into each agreement to provide innovation financial assistance under sections 166.12, 166.15, and 166.16 of the Revised Code, the director of development services shall determine whether the assistance will conform to the requirements of sections 166.12 to 166.16 of the Revised Code. Such determination, and the facts upon which it is based, shall be set forth by the director in submissions made to the controlling board when the director seeks a release of moneys under section 166.12 of the Revised Code. An agreement to provide assistance under sections 166.12, 166.15, and 166.16 of the Revised Code shall set forth the determination, which shall be conclusive for purposes of the validity and enforceability of the agreement and any innovation loan guarantees, innovation loans, or other agreements entered into pursuant to the agreement to provide innovation financial assistance.

(B) Whenever a person applies for innovation financial assistance under sections 166.12, 166.15, and 166.16 of the Revised Code and the eligible innovation project for which innovation financial assistance is requested is to relocate an eligible innovation project that is currently being operated by the person and that is located in another county, municipal corporation, or township, the person shall provide written notification to the appropriate local governmental bodies and state officials. The

director may not enter into an agreement to provide innovation financial assistance until the director determines that the appropriate local government bodies and state officials have been notified.

(C) As used in division (B) of this section:

(1) "Appropriate local governmental bodies" means:

(a) The boards of county commissioners or legislative authorities of the county in which the project for which innovation financial assistance is requested is located and of the county in which the eligible innovation project to be replaced is located;

(b) The legislative authority of the municipal corporation or the board of township trustees of the township in which the eligible innovation project for which innovation financial assistance is requested is located; and

(c) The legislative authority of the municipal corporation or the board of township trustees of the township in which the eligible innovation project to be replaced is located.

(2) "State officials" means:

(a) The state representative and state senator in whose districts the project for which innovation financial assistance is requested is located;

(b) The state representative and state senator in whose districts the innovation project to be replaced is located.

Cite as R.C. § 166.13

History. Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 486, §1, eff. 9/16/2014.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.129, SB 314, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.

Effective Date: 07-09-2003

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 166.13 , effective until 9/16/2014.