187.09 Venue and jurisdiction for actions brought by or on behalf of corporation; constitutional challenges.

(A) Any action brought by or on behalf of JobsOhio against a director or former director in that individual's capacity as a director shall be brought in the court of common pleas of Franklin county.

(B) Except as provided in division (D) of this section, any claim asserting that any one or more sections of the Revised Code amended or enacted by H.B. 1 of the 129th general assembly, any section of Chapter 4313. of the Revised Code enacted by H.B. 153 of the 129th general assembly, or any portion of one or more of those sections, violates any provision of the Ohio Constitution shall be brought in the court of common pleas of Franklin county within ninety days after the effective date of the amendment of this section by H.B. 153 of the 129th general assembly.

(C) Except as provided in division (D) of this section, any claim asserting that any action taken by JobsOhio violates any provision of the Ohio Constitution shall be brought in the court of common pleas of Franklin county within sixty days after the action is taken.

(D) Divisions (B) and (C) of this section shall not apply to any claim within the original jurisdiction of the supreme court or a court of appeals pursuant to Article IV of the Ohio Constitution.

(E) The court of common pleas of Franklin county shall give any claim filed pursuant to division (B) or (C) of this section priority over all other civil cases before the court, irrespective of position on the court's calendar, and shall make a determination on the claim expeditiously. A court of appeals shall give any appeal from a final order issued in a case brought pursuant to division (B) or (C) of this section priority over all other civil cases before the court, irrespective of position on the court's calendar, and shall make a determination on the appeal expeditiously.

Cite as R.C. § 187.09

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

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.1, HB 1, §1, eff. 2/18/2011.