6301.03 Allocation and payment of funds for local administration of the workforce development activities.

(A) In administering the "Workforce Investment Act of 1998," 112 Stat. 936, 29 U.S.C.A. 2801, as amended, the "Wagner-Peyser Act," 48 Stat. 113 (1933), 29 U.S.C.A. 49, as amended, the funds received pursuant to those acts, and the workforce development system, the director of job and family services may, at the direction of the state board, make allocations and payment of funds for the local administration of the workforce development activities established under this chapter.

(B) The director shall allocate to local areas all funds required to be allocated to local areas pursuant to the "Workforce Investment Act of 1998," 112 Stat. 936, 29 U.S.C.A. 2801, as amended. The director shall make allocations only with funds available. Local areas, as defined by either section 101 of the "Workforce Investment Act of 1998," 112 Stat. 936, 29 U.S.C.A. 2801, as amended, or section 6301.01 of the Revised Code, and subrecipients of a local area shall establish a workforce development fund and the entity receiving funds shall deposit all funds received under this section into the workforce development fund. All expenditures for activities funded under this section shall be made from the workforce development fund, including reimbursements to a county public assistance fund for expenditures made for activities funded under this section.

(C) The use of funds, reporting requirements, and other administrative and operational requirements governing the use of funds received by the director pursuant to this section shall be governed by internal management rules adopted by and approved by the state board pursuant to section 111.15 of the Revised Code.

(1) A local area described in division (B) of this section shall use OhioMeansJobs as the labor exchange and job placement system for the area.

(2) No additional workforce funds shall be used to build or maintain any labor exchange and job placement system that is duplicative to OhioMeansJobs.

(D) To the extent permitted by state or federal law, the director, local areas, counties, and municipal corporations authorized to administer workforce development activities may assess a fee for specialized services requested by an employer. The director shall adopt rules pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code governing the nature and amount of those types of fees.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 22, HB 1, §1, eff. 9/27/2013.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.128, SB 316, §101.01, eff. 9/24/2012.

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

Effective Date: 06-29-2004