5902.01 Appointment of director - employment of personnel.

The person appointed to the position of director of veterans services shall be an honorably discharged or honorably separated veteran of the United States armed forces. The department of veterans services shall employ administrative and technical personnel as are necessary to perform the general and specific duties of the department. For positions within the department, the director shall adopt rules under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code establishing a program, which the director shall implement, giving hiring preferences to veterans.

Effective Date: 06-30-1997; 2008 SB289 08-22-2008 .