(A) The county auditor shall maintain a list of forfeited lands and shall offer such lands for sale annually, or more frequently if the auditor determines that more frequent sales are necessary.
(B) Notwithstanding division (A) of this section, upon the request of a county land reutilization corporation organized under Chapter 1724. of the Revised Code, the county auditor shall promptly transfer to such corporation, by auditor's deed, the fee simple title to a parcel on the list of forfeited lands, which shall pass to such corporation free and clear of all taxes, assessments, charges, penalties, interest, and costs. Any subordinate liens shall be deemed fully and forever satisfied and discharged. Upon such request, the land is deemed sold by the state for no consideration. The county land reutilization corporation shall file the deed for recording.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 03-27-1991; 2008 SB353 04-07-2009