5913.09 Custodian of military property of state.

(A) The adjutant general is the custodian of all military and other adjutant general's department property, both real and personal,belonging to the state.

(B) The adjutant general may make changes and improvements to military and other adjutant general's department property as the needs of the state and federal government and the exigencies of the service require. All improvements made upon that property belonging to the state, from moneys received either all or in part from the state or federal government, or both, become the property of the state, except as may be provided in an agreement and corresponding regulations by which the United States contributes to the cost of an improvement.

(C)

(1) In accordance with applicable state and federal law and regulations, the adjutant general, with the approval of the governor, may acquire by purchase lease, license, or otherwise, real and personal property necessary for the purposes of the department.

(2) In accordance with applicable state and federal law and regulations, the adjutant general, with the approval of the attorney general, may enter into contracts for the construction, repair, renovation, maintenance, and operation of military or other adjutant general's department property.

(3) In accordance with applicable state and federal law and regulations, the adjutant general, with the approval of the governor, may lease or exchange all or part of any military or other adjutant general's department property or grant easements or licenses, if the lease, exchange, easement, or license is advantageous to the state.

(4) All real property of the adjutant general's department shall be sold in accordance with section 5911.10 of the Revised Code.

(D)

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all income from any military or other adjutant general's department property of the state, not made a portion of the company, troop, battery, detachment, squadron, or other organization funds by regulations, shall be credited to the funds for the operation and maintenance of the Ohio organized militia, as the adjutant general directs, in accordance with applicable state and federal law and regulations and the agreements by which the United States contributes to the cost of operation and maintenance of the Ohio national guard.

(2) There is hereby created in the state treasury the camp Perry/buckeye inn operations fund. The fund shall consist of all amounts received as revenue from the rental of facilities located at the camp Perry training site in Ottawa county and the buckeye inn at Rickenbacker air national guard base in Franklin county, and all amounts received from the use of the camp Perry training site and its facilities, including shooting ranges. The moneys in the fund shall be used to support the facility operations of the camp Perry clubhouse and the buckeye inn. Investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the general revenue fund.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 09-18-1997