3706.27 Advanced energy research and development fund.

(A) There is hereby created in the state treasury the advanced energy research and development fund to provide grants for advanced energy projects. There is hereby created in the state treasury the advanced energy research and development taxable fund to provide loans for advanced energy projects.

(B)

(1) The advanced energy research and development fund and the advanced energy research and development taxable fund shall consist of the proceeds of obligations issued under section 166.08 of the Revised Code. Money shall be credited to the respective funds in the proportion that the executive director of the Ohio air quality development authority, with the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the authority, determines appropriate.

(2) Any investment earnings from the money in the advanced energy research and development fund and in the advanced energy research and development taxable fund shall be credited to those funds, respectively. Any repayment of loans made from money in the advanced energy research and development taxable fund shall be credited to the alternative fuel transportation fund created in section 122.075 of the Revised Code.

(C) The director of budget and management shall establish and maintain records or accounts for or within these funds in such a manner as to show the amount credited to the funds pursuant to section 166.08 of the Revised Code and that the amounts so credited have been expended for the purposes set forth in Section 2p or 13 of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution, and sections 166.08 , 166.30 , and 3706.26 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.125, SB 315, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 2008 HB554 09-12-2008