The board of health of a city or general health district hereby created shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties formerly conferred and imposed by law upon the board of health of a municipal corporation, and all such powers, duties, procedure, and penalties for violation of the sanitary regulations of a board of health of a municipal corporation are transferred to the board of health of a city or general health district by sections 3701.10, 3701.29, 3701.81, 3707.08, 3707.14, 3707.16, 3707.47, and 3709.01 to 3709.36 of the Revised Code.
The board of health of a city or general health district or the authority having the duties of a board of health under section 3709.05 of the Revised Code shall, for the purpose of providing public health services, be a body politic and corporate. As such, it is capable of suing and being sued, contracting and being contracted with, acquiring, holding, possessing, and disposing of real and personal property, and taking and holding in trust for the use and benefit of such district or authority any grant or devise of land and any domain or bequest of money or other personal property.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.141, HB 509, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.
Effective Date: 01-01-1974 .