2929.36 Confinement costs definitions.

As used in sections 2929.36 to 2929.38 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Chief legal officer" includes a prosecuting attorney, village solicitor, city director of law, and attorney for a district of a joint city and county workhouse or county workhouse.

(B) "Clerk of the appropriate court" or "appropriate court clerk" means whichever of the following applies:

(1) If the local detention facility in question is a multicounty correctional center, multicounty-municipal correctional center, district community-based correctional facility, or district workhouse, the clerk of the court of common pleas of the most populous county served by the local detention facility;

(2) If the local detention facility in question is a city workhouse, the clerk of the municipal court for that city;

(3) If neither (B)(1) nor (B)(2) of this section applies, the clerk of the court of common pleas of the county in which the local detention facility in question is located.

(C) "Homestead" has the same meaning as in division (A) of section 323.151 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Inmate account" has the same meaning as in section 2969.21 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Local detention facility" means a multicounty correctional center, municipal-county correctional center, multicounty-municipal correctional center, community-based correctional facility, district community-based correctional facility, jail, county jail, municipal or county prison, station house, workhouse, city workhouse, county workhouse, joint city and county workhouse, and district workhouse.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004