A university branch district organized pursuant to section 3355.02 of the Revised Code is a political subdivision of the state and a body corporate with all powers of a corporation, and may sue and be sued, incur debts, liabilities, and obligations, exercise the right of eminent domain, and of taxation and assessment, as provided in sections 3355.01 to 3355.14 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, issue bonds, and do all acts necessary and proper for carrying out the purposes for which the district was created, and for executing the powers with which it is vested. Within thirty days after action by the legislative authority of the municipality, or the board or boards of county commissioners, declaring by resolution the creation of the university branch district, such action shall be certified to the secretary of state, who shall thereupon declare such district to be established, and a copy of the resolution incorporating a university branch district pursuant to sections 3355.01 to 3355.14 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, shall be recorded and filed in the office of the secretary of state. When a university branch district has been approved by vote of the electors in such district, pursuant to division (E) of section 3355.02 of the Revised Code, the boards of elections of such counties shall, within thirty days, certify the results of such action by the electors of their respective counties to the secretary of state, who shall thereupon declare such district to be established. Copies of election certificates, ordinances, or resolutions, incorporating a university branch district pursuant to section 3355.02 of the Revised Code, shall be recorded and filed in the office of the secretary of state in the same manner as articles of incorporation which are required to be filed and recorded under the general law concerning corporations.
Cite as R.C. § 3355.03
History. Effective Date: 01-23-1963