5107.68 County to implement and enforce program.

(A) The county directors of job and family services shall implement and enforce the requirements of sections 5107.40 to 5107.69 of the Revised Code. State and local agencies shall cooperate with county departments of job and family services to the maximum extent possible in the implementation of those sections.

(B) In employing persons to administer and supervise work activities, developmental activities, and alternative work activities under Ohio works first, a county department of job and family services shall give first consideration to applicants for and participants of Ohio works first, provided such applicants and participants qualify for the administrative and supervisory positions to be filled. An applicant or participant shall be eligible for first consideration only within the county in which the applicant applies for or participant participates in Ohio works first.

(C) To the maximum extent practicable, necessary support services provided under section 5107.66 of the Revised Code shall be performed by participants of Ohio works first placed in a work activity, developmental activity, or alternative work activity.

Effective Date: 07-01-2000.