4141.47 Auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund - auxiliary services program administrative fund.

(A) There is hereby created the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund, which shall not be a part of the state treasury. The fund shall consist of moneys paid into the fund pursuant to section 3317.06 of the Revised Code. The treasurer of state shall administer it in accordance with the directions of the director of job and family services. The director shall establish procedures under which school districts that are charged and have paid for unemployment benefits as reimbursing employers pursuant to this chapter for personnel employed pursuant to section 3317.06 of the Revised Code may apply for and receive reimbursement for those payments under this section. School districts are not entitled to reimbursement for any delinquency charges, except as otherwise provided by law. In the case of school districts electing to pay contributions under section 4141.242 of the Revised Code, the director shall establish procedures for reimbursement of the district from the fund of contributions made on wages earned by any auxiliary service personnel.

(B) In the event of the termination of the auxiliary services program established pursuant to section 3317.06 of the Revised Code, and after the director has made reimbursement to school districts for all possible unemployment compensation claims of persons who were employed pursuant to section 3317.06 of the Revised Code, the director shall certify that fact to the treasurer of state, who shall then transfer all unexpended moneys in the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund to the general revenue fund. In the event the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund contains insufficient moneys to pay all valid claims by school districts for reimbursement pursuant to this section, the director shall estimate the total additional amount necessary to meet the liabilities of the fund and submit a request to the general assembly for an appropriation of that amount of money from the general revenue fund to the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund.

(C) All disbursements from the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund shall be paid by the treasurer of state on warrants drawn by the director. The warrants may bear the facsimile signature of the director printed thereon or that of a deputy or other employee of the director charged with the duty of keeping the account of the fund. Moneys in the fund shall be maintained in a separate account on the books of the depositary bank. The money shall be secured by the depositary bank to the same extent and in the same manner as required by Chapter 135. of the Revised Code. All sums recovered for losses sustained by the fund shall be deposited therein. The treasurer of state is liable on the treasurer of state's official bond for the faithful performance of the treasurer of state's duties in connection with the fund.

(D) All necessary and proper expenses incurred in administering this section shall be paid to the director from the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund. For this purpose, there is hereby created in the state treasury the auxiliary services program administrative fund. The treasurer of state, pursuant to the warrant procedures specified in division (C) of this section, shall advance moneys as requested by the director from the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund to the auxiliary services program administrative fund. The director periodically may request the advance of such moneys as in the treasurer of state's opinion are needed to meet anticipated administrative expenses and may make disbursements from the auxiliary services program administrative fund to pay those expenses.

(E) Upon receipt of a certification from the department of education regarding a refund to a board of education pursuant to section 3317.06 of the Revised Code, the director shall issue a refund in the amount certified to the board from the auxiliary services personnel unemployment compensation fund.

Cite as R.C. § 4141.47

History. Effective Date: 07-01-2000