The board of education of any city, exempted village, local, or joint vocational school district and the governing board of any educational service center may offer and pay a reward to a person other than a board official or employee or a member of the immediate family of such official or employee, in an amount and under whatever conditions are fixed by the board, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person who commits any violation of law committed on property owned by, or under the control or management of, the board or committed against any pupil or school employee going to or from property owned or controlled by the board or against any school employee while the employee is in the course of performing official duties. Any record containing the name of the person and other information that identifies the person who provides information under this section is not a public record for purposes of section 149.43 of the Revised Code. No member or employee of a board shall divulge the circumstances surrounding any information received or the identity of any person providing information or receiving an award under this section without the written consent of such person.
Cite as R.C. § 3313.173
History. Effective Date: 09-29-1995