2963.28 Request to federal authorities for extradition.

If it appears to the governor by sworn evidence in writing that a person has committed a crime within this state for which such person may be delivered to the United States or its authorities by a foreign government or its authorities, because of laws of the United States, or of a treaty between the United States and a foreign government, and that such person is a fugitive from justice of this state, and may be found within the territory of such foreign government, the governor, under the great seal of Ohio, shall request the president of the United States, or the secretary of state of the United States, to take any steps necessary for the extradition of such person and his delivery to any agent of this state appointed by the governor, or to the proper officer of the county within which he is charged with the commission of such crime.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953.