As used in sections 2969.01 to 2969.06 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Offender" means a person who pleads guilty to, is convicted of, or is found not guilty by reason of insanity of an offense in this state or a person against whom a complaint or information has been filed or an indictment has been returned in this state.
(B) "Victim" means a person who suffers personal injury, death, or property loss as a result of any of the following, or the beneficiaries of an action for the wrongful death of any person killed as a result of any of the following:
(1) An offense;
(2) The good faith effort of a person to prevent an offense;
(3) The good faith effort of any person to apprehend a person suspected of engaging in an offense.
(C) "Member of the family of an offender" means an individual who is related by consanguinity or affinity to an offender.
Effective Date: 11-15-1995 .