3375.49 Board of county commissioners shall provide for law library.

(A) For the use of the law library referred to in section 3375.48 of the Revised Code as repealed by this act, the board of county commissioners shall provide space in the county courthouse or in any other building located in the county seat, and utilities for that space.

(B) During calendar year 2009, the board of county commissioners shall be responsible for paying the compensation of the librarian and up to two assistant librarians of the law library appointed by the board of trustees of the law library association under section 3375.48 of the Revised Code as repealed by this act and the costs of the space in the county courthouse or other building that the board provides for the use of the law library under division (A) of this section and the utilities for that space.

(C) The librarian of the law library shall receive and safely keep in the law library the law reports and other books furnished by the state for use of the court and bar.

(D) The books, computer communications console that is a means of access to a system of computerized legal research, microform materials and equipment, videotape materials and equipment, audio or visual materials and equipment, other materials and equipment utilized in conducting legal research, furniture, and fixtures of the law library association that are owned by, and used exclusively in, the law library are exempt from taxation.

Effective Date: 10-27-1981; 09-29-2005; 08-03-2006; 2008 HB420 12-31-2008