The principal or chief administrative officer of each public school shall request any person authorized to take photographs of students of the school, to provide one wallet size photograph, free of charge, to the school for inclusion in the school's student files. The principal or chief administrative officer shall indicate that the request is being made in order that the school has a current photograph of a child that could be shown to a law enforcement officer if the child is or could be a missing child, as defined in section 2901.30 of the Revised Code. The principal or chief administrative officer also shall indicate that the request is being made pursuant to this section, but that this section does not require the photographer to comply. This section does not preclude the principal or chief administrative officer of a school or any other authorized school official dealing with a photographer from agreeing as a part of a contractual or other agreement with a photographer that a wallet or other size photograph shall be provided to the school as a condition to the taking of student photographs.
Effective Date: 04-09-1985