Chapter 184: THIRD FRONTIER COMMISSION

184.01 Third frontier commission.

(A) There is hereby created the third frontier commission in the development services agency. The purpose of the commission is to coordinate and administer science and technology programs to promote the welfare of the people of the state and to maximize the economic growth of the state through expansion of both of the following:

(1) The state's high technology research and development capabilities;

(2) The state's product and process innovation and commercialization.

(B)

(1) The commission shall consist of eleven members: the director of development services, the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents, the governor's science and technology advisor, the chief investment officer of the nonprofit corporation formed under section 187.01 of the Revised Code, and seven persons appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

(2) Of the seven persons appointed by the governor, one shall represent the central region, which is composed of the counties of Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Hocking, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway, Ross, and Union; one shall represent the west central region, which is composed of the counties of Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby; one shall represent the northeast region, which is composed of the counties of Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Crawford, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne; one shall represent the northwest region, which is composed of the counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot; one shall represent the southeast region, which shall represent the counties of Adams, Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Pike, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington; one shall represent the southwest region, which is composed of the counties of Butler, Brown, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren; and one shall represent the public at large. Of the initial appointments, two shall be for one year, two shall be for two years, and two shall be for three years as assigned by the governor. Thereafter, appointments shall be for three-year terms. Members may be reappointed and vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as appointments. A person must have a background in business or research in order to be eligible for appointment to the commission.

(3) The governor shall select a chairperson from among the members, who shall serve in that role at the pleasure of the governor. Sections 101.82 to 101.87 of the Revised Code do not apply to the commission.

(C) The commission shall meet at least once during each quarter of the calendar year or at the call of the chairperson. A majority of all members of the commission constitutes a quorum, and no action shall be taken without the concurrence of a majority of the members.

(D) The commission shall administer any money that may be appropriated to it by the general assembly. The commission may use such money for research and commercialization and for any other purposes that may be designated by the commission.

(E) The development services agency shall provide office space and facilities for the commission. Administrative costs associated with the operation of the commission or with any program or activity administered by the commission shall be paid from amounts appropriated to the commission or to the agency for such purposes.

(F) The attorney general shall serve as the legal representative for the commission and may appoint other counsel as necessary for that purpose in accordance with section 109.07 of the Revised Code.

(G) Members of the commission shall serve without compensation, but shall receive their reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of commission business.

(H) Members of the commission shall file financial disclosure statements described in division (B) of section 102.02 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 184.01

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

Effective Date: 07-01-2003; 01-04-2006

184.011 Department and director of development defined.

As used in this chapter, "department of development" means the development services agency and "director of development" means the director of development services.

Cite as R.C. § 184.011

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

184.02 [Effective Until 9/16/2014] Third frontier commission - powers and duties.

(A) In addition to the powers and duties under sections 184.10 to 184.20 , and 184.37 of the Revised Code, the third frontier commission may perform any act to ensure the performance of any function necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of, and exercise the powers granted under, sections 184.01 and 184.02 of the Revised Code. In addition, the commission may do any of the following:

(1) Adopt, amend, and rescind rules under section 111.15 of the Revised Code for the administration of any aspect of its operations;

(2) Adopt bylaws governing its operations, including bylaws that establish procedures and set policies as may be necessary to assist with the furtherance of its purposes;

(3) Appoint and set the compensation of employees needed to carry out its duties;

(4) Contract with, retain the services of, or designate, and fix the compensation of, such financial consultants, accountants, other consultants and advisors, and other independent contractors as may be necessary or desirable to carry out its duties;

(5) Solicit input and comments from the third frontier advisory board, and specialized industry, professional, and other relevant interest groups concerning its purposes;

(6) Facilitate alignment of the state's science and technology programs and activities;

(7) Make grants and loans to individuals, public agencies, private companies or organizations, or joint ventures for any of the broad range of activities related to its purposes.

(B) In addition to the powers and duties under sections 184.10 to 184.20 , and 184.37 of the Revised Code, the commission shall do all of the following:

(1) Establish a competitive process for the award of grants and loans that is designed to fund the most meritorious proposals and, when appropriate, provide for peer review of proposals;

(2) Within ninety days after the end of each fiscal year, submit to the governor and the general assembly a report of the activities of the commission during the preceding fiscal year;

(3) With specific application to the biomedical research and technology transfer trust fund, periodically make strategic assessments of the types of state investments in biomedical research and biotechnology in the state that would likely create jobs and business opportunities in the state and produce the most beneficial long-term improvements to the public health of Ohioans, including, but not limited to, biomedical research and biotechnology initiatives that address tobacco-related illnesses as may be outlined in any master agreement. The commission shall award grants and loans from the fund pursuant to a process established under division (B)(1) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 184.02

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

Effective Date: 07-01-2003; 01-04-2006; 2008 HB554 06-12-2008

184.02 [Effective 9/16/2014] Third frontier commission - powers and duties.

(A) In addition to the powers and duties under sections 184.10 to 184.20 and 184.37 of the Revised Code, the third frontier commission may perform any act to ensure the performance of any function necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of, and exercise the powers granted under, sections 184.01 and 184.02 of the Revised Code. In addition, the commission may do any of the following:

(1) Adopt, amend, and rescind rules under section 111.15 of the Revised Code for the administration of any aspect of its operations;

(2) Adopt bylaws governing its operations, including bylaws that establish procedures and set policies as may be necessary to assist with the furtherance of its purposes;

(3) Appoint and set the compensation of employees needed to carry out its duties;

(4) Contract with, retain the services of, or designate, and fix the compensation of, such financial consultants, accountants, other consultants and advisors, and other independent contractors as may be necessary or desirable to carry out its duties;

(5) Solicit input and comments from the third frontier advisory board, and specialized industry, professional, and other relevant interest groups concerning its purposes;

(6) Facilitate alignment of the state's science and technology programs and activities;

(7) Make grants and loans to individuals, public agencies, private companies or organizations, or joint ventures for any of the broad range of activities related to its purposes.

(B) In addition to the powers and duties under sections 184.10 to 184.20 and 184.37 of the Revised Code, the commission shall do all of the following:

(1) Establish a competitive process for the award of grants and loans that is designed to fund the most meritorious proposals and, when appropriate, provide for peer review of proposals;

(2) On or before the first day of August of each year, submit to the governor and the general assembly a report of the activities of the commission during the preceding fiscal year;

(3) With specific application to the biomedical research and technology transfer trust fund, periodically make strategic assessments of the types of state investments in biomedical research and biotechnology in the state that would likely create jobs and business opportunities in the state and produce the most beneficial long-term improvements to the public health of Ohioans, including, but not limited to, biomedical research and biotechnology initiatives that address tobacco-related illnesses as may be outlined in any master agreement. The commission shall award grants and loans from the fund pursuant to a process established under division (B)(1) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 184.02

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

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

Effective Date: 07-01-2003; 01-04-2006; 2008 HB554 06-12-2008

184.03 Third frontier advisory board.

(A) There is hereby created the third frontier advisory board that, upon request of the third frontier commission, shall provide general advice to the commission on various items including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) Strategic planning for programs administered by the commission;

(2) Budget and funding priorities, funding processes, request-for-proposal criteria, and other aspects of the management and coordination of programs administered by the commission;

(3) Metrics and methods of measuring the progress and impact of programs administered by the commission;

(4) Studies to be conducted to collect and analyze data relevant to advancing the goals of programs administered by the commission;

(5) The commission's powers and duties under sections 184.10 to 184.20 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board shall consist of sixteen members selected for their knowledge of and experience in science and technology matters that may affect the state in the near future. Of the sixteen members, fourteen shall be appointed by the governor, one shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, and one shall be appointed by the president of the senate.

(1) Of the fourteen members appointed by the governor, nine shall be representative of or have experience with business matters that affect the state and five shall be representative of or have experience with matters affecting universities or nonprofit research institutions in the state.

(2) Of the governor's initial appointees that are representative of or have experience with business matters that affect the state, three shall serve an initial term of one year, three shall serve an initial term of two years, and three shall serve an initial term of three years. All of the initial appointees that are representative of or have experience with matters affecting university or nonprofit research institutions shall serve an initial term of three years. Thereafter, each member appointed by the governor shall serve a three-year term.

(3) All appointees to the board shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authorities.

(4) Not more than nine members of the board shall be of the same political party.

(C) The governor shall appoint the chairperson of the board from among its members, and the chairperson shall serve in that role at the pleasure of the governor.

(D) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum, and no action shall be taken without the affirmative vote of a majority of the members.

(E) Each member of the board shall hold office from the date of appointment until the end of the term for which the member was appointed. A member may be reappointed for an unlimited number of terms. A member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office for the remainder of such term. A vacancy in an unexpired term shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. A member of the board shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the member's term until the member's successor takes office, or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. The governor may remove any member of the board for malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance after a hearing in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(F) Members of the board shall not act as representatives of any specific disciplinary, regional, or organizational interest. Members shall represent a wide variety of experience valuable in technology research and development, product process innovation and commercialization, and creating and managing high-growth technology-based companies.

(G) Members of the board shall file financial disclosure statements described in division (B) of section 102.02 of the Revised Code.

(H) Members of the board shall serve without compensation but shall receive their reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of board business.

(I) Before entering upon duties as a member of the board, each member shall take an oath as provided by Section 7 of Article XV, Ohio Constitution.

(J) The department of development shall provide office space and facilities for the board.

(K) Sections 101.82 to 101.87 of the Revised Code do not apply to the board.

Cite as R.C. § 184.03

Effective Date: 07-01-2003; 01-04-2006

184.04 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.04

Repealed by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §105.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 07-09-2003

184.10 Commission support awards - definitions.

As used in sections 184.10 to 184.20 of the Revised Code:

(A) "In-state entity" includes individuals, public and private entities, agencies, and institutions, private companies or organizations, partnerships, business trusts, or other business entities or ventures, or research organizations, whether for profit or not for profit, that have substantial presence in Ohio.

(B) "Research and development projects" means projects or activities in support of Ohio industry, commerce, and business, which include, without limitation, research and product innovation, development, and commercialization through efforts by, and may include collaboration among, Ohio business and industry, state and local public entities and agencies, public and private institutions, research organizations, or other in-state entities specifically formed for the sole purpose of both investing in and providing direct management support to any one or combination of any of the foregoing entities or any other in-state entities. Those projects and activities also include projects and activities supporting any and all matters related to research and development purposes including: attracting researchers and research teams by endowing chairs or otherwise; developing and commercializing products and processes; promoting, developing, and securing intellectual property matters and rights such as copyrights and patents; promoting, developing, and securing property interests, including time sharing arrangements; and promoting, developing, and securing financial rights and matters such as royalties, licensing, and other financial gain or sharing resulting from research and development.

Cite as R.C. § 184.10

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.11 Commission awards for research and development.

The third frontier commission may award support to individuals, public and private entities, agencies, and institutions, private companies or organizations, partnerships, business trusts, or other business entities or ventures, research organizations, whether for profit or not for profit, or combinations or consortiums of any of the foregoing for the purpose of supporting research and development projects. The support may be in such manner as the commission determines, including by any one or a combination of grants, loans, including loans to lenders or the purchase of loans, subsidies, contributions, advances, or guarantees, or by payment or reimbursement from available money, or by providing staffing or other support including computer or other technology capacity, or equipment or facilities, including interests in real property.

Cite as R.C. § 184.11

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.111 Support awarded only to in-state entities.

Except with respect to support subject to an agreement under section 184.114 of the Revised Code, the third frontier commission may award the support described in section 184.11 of the Revised Code only to in-state entities. If an entity awarded support is collaborating with any entity that is not an in-state entity on the research and development project for which the support was awarded, the in-state entity may provide any portion of that support to the other entity only if the commission, in its discretion and only under exceptional circumstances that the commission determines, permits it.

Cite as R.C. § 184.111

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.112 Competitive process for support awards.

The third frontier commission shall establish a competitive process for making awards of the support described in section 184.11 of the Revised Code that is designed to fund the research and development projects that have the most merit. The commission, on completion of that process, shall make a recommendation to the controlling board asking for approval to award support for the research and development projects selected by the commission.

Cite as R.C. § 184.112

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.113 Support award recipients to enter agreement.

The third frontier commission shall require each individual, public and private entity, agency, and institution, private company or organization, partnership, business trust, or other business entity or venture, research organization, or combination or consortium of any of the foregoing that the controlling board approves to receive the support described in section 184.11 of the Revised Code to enter into an agreement governing the use of the support for the research and development project. The agreement shall contain terms the commission determines to be necessary, including provisions stating that any support given by the commission may be used to pay costs of or in support of or related to research and development purposes, including, without limitation, capital formation, direct operating costs, costs of research and facilities, including interests in real property, and support for public and private institutions of higher education, research organizations or institutions, and private sector entities.

Cite as R.C. § 184.113

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.114 Required terms of agreement with recipient.

If the third frontier commission intends to award support for a research and development project under section 184.11 of the Revised Code to an individual or private entity, agency, institution, company, partnership, business trust, or other business entity or venture, or organization, the agreement governing the use of the support entered into under section 184.113 of the Revised Code shall require both of the following:

(A) The project shall primarily benefit this state.

(B) If the recipient of the support is not an in-state entity, it shall become an in-state entity not later than six months after entering into the agreement.

Cite as R.C. § 184.114

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.115 Forfeiture of award for violation of agreement.

An individual or private entity, agency, institution, company, partnership, business trust, or other business entity or venture, or organization that has received support under section 184.11 of the Revised Code for a research and development project and that violates the requirements of section 184.114 of the Revised Code forfeits the support and must repay the support amount or the equivalent in money plus interest at the rate required by section 5703.47 of the Revised Code to the third frontier commission. If all or a portion of the support forfeited is other than in the form of a grant, recovery of the support shall be governed by the agreement entered into under section 184.113 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 184.115

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.116 Commission use of independent reviewers.

If the third frontier commission utilizes independent reviewers to review the merits of proposed research and development projects and to make recommendations to the commission concerning which projects should be awarded support under section 184.11 of the Revised Code and the commission takes one of the following actions, the commission shall provide a written explanation of the reasons for its action and present the explanation at one of the commission's regularly scheduled public meetings:

(A) Awards support for a project that the reviewers do not recommend;

(B) Refuses to award support for a project the reviewers do recommend;

(C) Makes a support award that varies substantially from the reviewers' recommendation.

The commission, pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, shall adopt rules necessary and proper to govern explanations required under this section.

Cite as R.C. § 184.116

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.12 Collaboration on research and development projects.

Individuals, Ohio businesses and industries, local public entities and agencies, public and private education institutions, including state-supported and state-assisted institutions of higher education, the state and state agencies, and research organizations and institutions may collaborate on research and development projects.

Cite as R.C. § 184.12

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.13 No state interest in or liability for funded projects.

The state shall have no ownership interest in any business or private entity, agency, institution, company, partnership, business trust, venture, or organization that has received support for a research and development project under section 184.11 of the Revised Code, and shall assume no shared risk or shared liability.

Cite as R.C. § 184.13

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.14 Public inspection of support awards and processes.

The third frontier commission shall establish procedures that permit public inspection of all support awarded under section 184.11 of the Revised Code for research and development projects and the processes used to determine which projects shall receive support.

Cite as R.C. § 184.14

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.15 Biannual report of support awarded.

The third frontier commission shall publish a report twice each year detailing all support awarded under section 184.11 of the Revised Code for research and development projects, including the amount or type of support and the progress and performance metrics for the projects. A copy of each report shall be delivered to the governor, speaker and minority leader of the house of representatives, and president and minority leader of the senate.

Cite as R.C. § 184.15

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.151 Biannual public meetings on latest report.

The third frontier commission shall conduct public meetings twice each year at which a representative of the department of development shall testify regarding the number of applicants for support for research and development projects and the other information contained in the most recent report made by the commission under section 184.15 of the Revised Code. The representative shall also testify regarding the monitoring activities of, and data obtained by, the department pursuant to section 184.16 of the Revised Code. In addition to oral testimony, the representative shall provide a written report of all the information for which testimony is required under this section.

Cite as R.C. § 184.151

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.16 Department to monitor projects receiving support.

The department of development shall monitor each research and development project receiving support under section 184.11 of the Revised Code to ensure the following:

(A) Fiscal accountability, so that the support is used in accordance with the agreement entered into under section 184.113 of the Revised Code;

(B) Operating progress, so that the project is managed to achieve the requirements of the agreement entered into under section 184.113 of the Revised Code and so that problems may be promptly identified and remedied;

(C) Desired outcomes, including job creation and other anticipated economic impacts.

Cite as R.C. § 184.16

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.17 Outreach activities - minority defined.

As used in sections 184.171 , 184.172 , and 184.173 of the Revised Code, "minority" means an individual who is a United States citizen and who is a member of one of the following economically disadvantaged groups: Blacks or African Americans, American Indians, Hispanics or Latinos, and Asians.

Cite as R.C. § 184.17

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.171 Minorities to be included in outreach activities and projects.

The third frontier commission shall conduct outreach activities described in section 184.172 of the Revised Code that seek to include minorities in the various projects and initiatives sponsored, funded, encouraged, or otherwise promoted by the commission. The commission shall direct the activities at faculty and students involved in science and engineering disciplines, professional scientists and engineers, technical assistance providers, the investment community, minority-owned businesses, and minority entrepreneurs.

Cite as R.C. § 184.171

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.172 Outreach activities conducted by commission.

The outreach activities the third frontier commission shall conduct under section 184.171 of the Revised Code shall include the following:

(A) Identifying and partnering with historically black colleges and universities to solicit and implement a minority technology demonstration project funded by the national science foundation;

(B) Working with all institutions of higher education in the state to support minority faculty and students involved in science and engineering;

(C) Developing a plan to contact by telephone minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs to notify them of and encourage them to participate in the various third frontier projects and initiatives;

(D) Identifying minority professional and technical trade associations and economic development assistance organizations and notifying them of the various third frontier projects and initiatives;

(E) Partnering with regional technology councils to foster local efforts to support minority-owned technology businesses or otherwise identify networks of minority-owned technology businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals operating locally;

(F) Identifying minority technology firms and marketing them to the investment community including the Ohio venture capital authority created under section 150.02 of the Revised Code and the managers of all investment funds receiving third frontier project support.

Cite as R.C. § 184.172

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.173 Outreach activities and EDGE program.

The third frontier commission shall conduct the outreach activities described in sections 184.171 and 184.172 of the Revised Code in conjunction with the EDGE program created under section 123.152 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 184.173

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.174 Annual report of third frontier commission.

The third frontier commission shall publish an annual report that includes all of the following:

(A) Details of grants, loans, and loan guarantees awarded or provided under the bioproduct development program established in section 184.25 of the Revised Code and the biomedical development program established in section 184.26 of the Revised Code.

(B) The status of the recipients' projects funded in previous years.

(C) The amount of grants or loans awarded and loan guarantees provided for projects in economically distressed areas, and if possible to ascertain, the impact of the grants, loans, and loan guarantees to those areas.

Cite as R.C. § 184.174

Effective Date: 2008 HB554 06-12-2008

184.18 Outreach activities to rural areas.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Metropolitan statistical area" means an area of this state that is designated a metropolitan statistical area or primary metropolitan statistical area in United States office of management and budget bulletin No. 04-03, February 18, 2004, and its attachments, and the designated area is located entirely within this state. An area of this state that is designated a metropolitan statistical area or primary metropolitan statistical area, but the designated area includes areas of one or more other states, shall be considered a metropolitan statistical area only if that area of this state could be designated a metropolitan statistical area or primary metropolitan statistical area without including the areas located in the other state or states.

(2) "Rural area" means any area of this state not located within a metropolitan statistical area.

(B) The third frontier commission shall conduct outreach activities that seek to include rural areas in the various projects and initiatives sponsored, funded, encouraged, or otherwise promoted by the commission. Those activities shall include the following:

(1) Working with all institutions of higher education in the state to support faculty and students involved in science and engineering who focus on third frontier projects and initiatives in rural areas;

(2) Developing a plan to contact by telephone businesses and entrepreneurs in rural areas to notify them of and encourage them to participate in the various third frontier projects and initiatives;

(3) Identifying professional and technical trade associations and economic development assistance organizations in rural areas and notifying them of the various third frontier projects and initiatives;

(4) Partnering with regional technology councils to foster local efforts to support technology businesses in rural areas or otherwise identify networks of technology businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals operating in rural areas;

(5) Identifying technology firms in rural areas and marketing them to the investment community including the Ohio venture capital authority created under section 150.02 of the Revised Code and the managers of all investment funds receiving third frontier project support.

Cite as R.C. § 184.18

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.19 Third frontier research and development fund.

The third frontier research and development fund is hereby created in the state treasury. The fund shall consist of the net proceeds of the obligations issued and sold by the issuing authority pursuant to sections 151.01 and 151.10 of the Revised Code. Investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used in accordance with sections 184.10 to 184.18 and 184.20 of the Revised Code and for associated administrative expenses.

Cite as R.C. § 184.19

Effective Date: 01-04-2006

184.191 Third frontier research and development taxable bond fund.

The third frontier research and development taxable bond fund is hereby created in the state treasury. The fund shall consist of the net proceeds of federally taxable obligations issued and sold by the issuing authority pursuant to sections 151.01 and 151.10 of the Revised Code. Investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used in accordance with sections 184.10 to 184.18 and 184.20 of the Revised Code and for associated administrative expenses.

Cite as R.C. § 184.191

Effective Date: 2006 HB699 03-29-2007

184.20 Conflict of interest - forfeiture - repayment.

A member of the third frontier commission or a member of the third frontier advisory board shall not receive support under section 184.11 of the Revised Code.

A member who violates this section shall forfeit the support received and shall pay the amount forfeited to the third frontier commission.

Cite as R.C. § 184.20

Effective Date: 01-04-2006; 03-30-2006

184.23 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.23

Repealed by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §2, eff. 6/30/2011.

184.231 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.231

Repealed by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §2, eff. 6/30/2011.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

184.24 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.24

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

Repealed by 127th General AssemblyFile No.102, HB 554, §20, eff. 6/30/2011, as amended by .

184.25 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.25

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

Repealed by 127th General AssemblyFile No.102, HB 554, §20, eff. 6/30/2011, as amended by .

184.26 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 184.26

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §3, eff. 6/30/2011.

Repealed by 127th General AssemblyFile No.102, HB 554, §20, eff. 6/30/2011, as amended by .

184.37 Establishing competitive processes for awarding loans and grants.

The third frontier commission, in consultation with the third frontier economic stimulus advisory board, shall establish competitive processes for the purpose of awarding all of the following:

(A) Loans, loan guarantees, and grants under the Ohio bioproducts development program pursuant to section 184.25 of the Revised Code;

(B) Loans, loan guarantees, and grants under the Ohio biomedical development program pursuant to section 184.26 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 184.37

Effective Date: 2008 HB554 06-12-2008