(A) If a person is charged in a complaint, indictment, or information with any crime or specified delinquent act or with any other violation of law, and if the case involves a victim that the prosecutor in the case knows is a mentally retarded person or a developmentally disabled person, in addition to any other notices required under this chapter or under any other provision of law, the prosecutor in the case shall send written notice of the charges to the department of developmental disabilities. The written notice shall specifically identify the person so charged.
(B) As used in this section, "mentally retarded person" and "developmentally disabled person" have the same meanings as in section 5123.01 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.178,SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 01-30-2004