3313.538 Participation in interscholastic sports; residency.

(A) No student who attends school in this state shall be denied the opportunity to participate in interscholastic athletics solely because the student's parents do not reside in this state, if the student resides in this state with the student's grandparent, uncle, aunt, or sibling who has legal or temporary custody of the student or is the guardian of the student.

(B) No school district, school, interscholastic conference, or organization that regulates interscholastic conferences or events shall have a rule, bylaw, or other regulation that conflicts with this section.

(C) As used in this section, "legal custody," "temporary custody," and "guardian" have the same meanings as in section 2151.011 of the Revised Code.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.