5525.26 Employment of residents and local businesses.

Except as provided in federal law, if a project for the construction, reconstruction, or other improvement to a road or highway is administered by the department of transportation or any local public authority authorized under division (C) of section 5501.03 of the Revised Code, if the project is located in a municipal corporation with a population of at least four hundred thousand that is in a county with a population of at least one million two hundred thousand, and if the project is funded with at least one hundred thousand dollars from a political subdivision, then a contractor for the project shall comply with regulations or ordinances of the political subdivision that are in effect before July 1, 2009, and that specifically relate to the employment of residents and local businesses of the political subdivision in the performance of the work of the project, and such ordinances or regulations shall be included by reference unambiguously in the contract between the department of transportation or public authority and the contractor for the project.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2010.