4131.02 Administrator of workers' compensation - powers and duties regarding fund.

(A) The administrator of workers' compensation shall have the same powers and duties of administration, collection, maintenance, investment, and disbursement of the coal-workers pneumoconiosis fund as are delegated and imposed upon him pursuant to Chapters 4121. and 4123. of the Revised Code, except that the powers and duties of the administrator are limited to, and exercised pursuant to those specifically authorized in sections 4131.01 to 4131.06 of the Revised Code.

(B) The administrator shall employ the employees necessary to the discharge of its duties and responsibilities under sections 4131.01 to 4131.06 of the Revised Code. The treasurer of state shall pay the salaries and expenses of those employees from the fund created by section 4131.03 of the Revised Code upon warrants authorized and signed pursuant to section 4123.42 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-20-1993 .