1901.36 Accommodations and needs of the court.

(A) The legislative authority of a municipal court shall provide suitable accommodations for the municipal court and its officers. The legislative authority of a county-operated municipal court may pay rent for the accommodations.

The legislative authority shall provide for the use of the court suitable accommodations for a law library, complete sets of reports of the supreme and inferior courts, and such other law books and publications as are considered necessary by the presiding judge, and shall provide for each courtroom a copy of the Revised Code.

The legislative authority shall provide any other employees that are necessary, each of whom shall be paid such compensation out of the city treasury as the legislative authority prescribes, except that the compensation of these other employees in a county-operated municipal court shall be paid out of the treasury of the county in which the court is located, as the board of county commissioners prescribes. It shall provide all necessary form books, dockets, books of record, and all supplies, including telephone, furniture, heat, light, and janitor service, and for such other ordinary or extraordinary expenses as it considers advisable or necessary for the proper operation or administration of the court.

(B) The legislative authority of the municipal court shall provide suitable accommodations for the housing or environmental division of the court. The accommodations shall be in the courthouse, include at least one courtroom in which jury trials can be conducted, be located in one or more adjacent rooms, and be provided in accordance with the Rules of Superintendence for Municipal Courts and County Courts.

Cite as R.C. § 1901.36

History. Effective Date: 07-08-1991