2903.215 [Effective 9/17/2014] Protection orders on behalf of organization.

(A) As used in this section, "organization" includes an entity that is a governmental employer.

(B) A corporation, association, or other organization that employs two or more alleged victims of a violation of section 2903.21, 2923.211, or 2903.22 of the Revised Code or to which two or more alleged victims of a violation of section 2903.21, 2923.211, or 2903.22 of the Revised Code belong may file a motion for a temporary protection order pursuant to section 2903.213 of the Revised Code on behalf of the corporation, association, or other organization if the violation is based on words or conduct of the offender that are directed at or identify the corporation, association, or other organization.

(C) A corporation, association, or other organization that employs two or more alleged victims of a violation of section 2923.211 of the Revised Code or to which two or more alleged victims of a violation of section 2923.211 of the Revised Code belong may file a petition for a protection order pursuant to section 2903.214 of the Revised Code on behalf of the corporation, association, or other organization if the violation is based on words or conduct of the offender that are directed at or identify the corporation, association, or other organization.

(D) An attorney who is licensed to practice law in this state, on behalf of the corporation, association, or other organization, may file an affidavit to provide sufficient evidentiary support for the issuance of a temporary protection order pursuant to section 2903.213 of the Revised Code or a protection order pursuant to section 2903.214 of the Revised Code.

(E) Any temporary protection order issued pursuant to section 2903.213 of the Revised Code or any protection order issued pursuant to section 2903.214 of the Revised Code shall specify with particularity the location or persons to be protected by the temporary protection order or the protection order.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 129, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.