5126.024 Declaration of eligibility prior to appointment to board.

(A) No individual may be appointed or reappointed to a county board of developmental disabilities unless the individual, before the appointment or reappointment, provides to the appointing authority a written declaration specifying both of the following:

(1) That no circumstance described in section 5126.023 of the Revised Code exists that bars the individual from serving on the county board;

(2) Whether the individual or an immediate family member of the individual has an ownership interest in or is under contract with an agency contracting with the county board, and, if such an ownership interest or contract exists, the identity of the agency and the nature of the relationship to that agency.

(B) On appointment or reappointment of an individual to the county board, the appointing authority shall provide a copy of the individual's declaration to the superintendent of the county board. The declaration is a public record for the purpose of section 149.43 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 128th General Assemblych.127, SB 79, §2, eff. 10/6/2009.

Prior History: (Effective Date: 2005 SB10 09-05-2005; 2006 HB699 03-29-2007)