5101.81 Examination of Title IV-A state plan by legislature.

(A) Prior to submitting the Title IV-A state plan required by section 5101.80 of the Revised Code to the United States secretary of health and human services, the department of job and family services shall submit the plan to all of the following members of the general assembly:

(1) The president and minority leader of the senate;

(2) The speaker and minority leader of the house of representatives;

(3) The chairpersons and ranking minority members of the house and senate committees with primary responsibility for appropriations.

(B) The president of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives may establish a joint study committee to examine whether the Title IV-A state plan complies with federal statutes and regulations and state law. If the committee is established, the president of the senate shall appoint three members of the senate serving on the senate committee with primary responsibility for appropriations and the speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint three members of the house of representatives serving on the house of representatives committee with primary responsibility for appropriations. Not more than two members of the senate and not more than two members of the house of representatives appointed to the committee shall be members of the same political party. The committee may issue a report to the department of job and family services regarding the committee's findings. The department shall make corrections to the Title IV-A state plan that are necessary to ensure it is in compliance with federal statutes and regulations and state law.

Cite as R.C. § 5101.81

History. Effective Date: 07-01-2000