The taxes, fees, and fines levied, charged, or referred to in division (O) of section 4503.04, division (E) of section 4503.042, division (B) of section 4503.07, division (C)(1) of section 4503.10, division (D) of section 4503.182, division (A) of section 4503.19, division (D)(2) of section 4507.24, division (A) of section 4508.06, and sections 4503.40, 4503.42, 4505.11, 4505.111, 4506.08, 4507.23, 4508.05, 4513.53, and 5502.12 of the Revised Code, and the taxes charged in section 4503.65 that are distributed in accordance with division (A)(2) of section 4501.044 of the Revised Code unless otherwise designated by law, shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the state highway safety fund, which is hereby created . Money credited to the fund shall, after receipt of certifications from the commissioners of the sinking fund certifying that there are sufficient moneys to the credit of the highway obligations bond retirement fund created by section 5528.32 of the Revised Code to meet in full all payments of interest, principal, and charges for the retirement of highway obligations issued pursuant to Section 2i of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution, and sections 5528.30 and 5528.31 of the Revised Code due and payable during the current calendar year, be used for the purpose of enforcing and paying the expenses of administering the law relative to the registration and operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways. Amounts credited to the fund may also be used to pay the expenses of administering and enforcing the laws under which such fees were collected. All investment earnings of the state highway safety fund shall be credited to the fund.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 7, HB 51, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2013.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 6/11/2012.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.7, HB 114, §101.01, eff. 6/29/2011.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.9, HB 2, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2009.
Effective Date: 06-26-2003; 03-29-2005
Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 4501.06 , as amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 53, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2015.