Each member of the liquor control commission shall devote the member's entire time to the duties of office and shall hold no other office of trust or profit. No member of the commission, nor the superintendent of liquor control, nor any of the employees of the commission or of the division of liquor control, shall have any direct financial interest in, or any interest otherwise prohibited by Chapter 102. or section 2921.42 or 2921.43 of the Revised Code in, the manufacture, distribution, or sale of beer or intoxicating liquor.
Each member of the commission and the chairperson shall receive a salary fixed pursuant to division (J) of section 124.15 of the Revised Code. In addition to that salary, each member shall receive actual and necessary travel expenses in connection with commission hearings and business. The chairperson shall be an attorney at law who has had five years of active law practice.
As used in this section only, "office of trust or profit" means:
(A) A federal or state elective office or an elected office of a political subdivision of the state;
(B) A position on a board or commission of the state that is appointed by the governor;
(C) An office set forth in section 121.03, 121.04, or 121.05 of the Revised Code;
(D) An office of the government of the United States that is appointed by the president of the United States.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2014.
Effective Date: 07-23-2004
Note: The amendment to this section by 129th General AssemblyFile No.10, SB 5, §1 was rejected by voters in the November, 2011 election.