3745.40 Clean Ohio operating fund.

(A) There is hereby created the clean Ohio operating fund consisting of moneys credited to the fund in accordance with this section. The fund shall be used to pay the costs incurred by the director of environmental protection pursuant to sections 122.65 to 122.658 of the Revised Code. Investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund and may be used to pay administrative costs incurred by the director pursuant to those sections.

(B) Notwithstanding section 3746.16 of the Revised Code, upon the request of the director of environmental protection, the director of development shall certify to the director of budget and management the amount of excess investment earnings that are available to be transferred from the clean Ohio revitalization fund created in section 122.658 of the Revised Code to the clean Ohio operating fund. Upon certification, the director of budget and management may transfer from the clean Ohio revitalization fund to the clean Ohio operating fund an amount not exceeding the amount of the annual appropriation to the clean Ohio operating fund.

Cite as R.C. § 3745.40

History. Effective Date: 06-26-2003