As used in this section and in section 901.42 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Director" means the director of agriculture or the designee of the director of agriculture.
(B) "Exhibition" means a display of animals that is open to the public.
(C) "National exhibition" means an exhibition where species from fifteen or more states or nations are exhibited.
(D) "Nonprofit association" means any corporation, society, partnership, or other organization formed under the laws of this state or another state or nation providing for the establishment and governance of nonprofit entities.
(E) "Ohio expositions center" means the property that is held by this state for the purpose of conducting fairs, expositions, and exhibits and that is maintained and managed by the Ohio expositions commission under section 991.03 of the Revised Code.
(F) "Premium awards" means money, ribbons, banners, medals, achievement pins, trophies, or merchandise presented for animals of superior quality.
(G) "Rental costs" means the costs associated with the rental of the facilities, or a portion thereof, at the Ohio expositions center, including, without limitation, grounds, buildings, pens, animal feeding or watering equipment, and tieouts. "Rental costs" also includes labor costs associated with set-up, tear-down, and security.
(H) "Species" means dairy cattle, beef cattle, swine, rabbits, poultry, alpacas, llamas, and sheep.
Effective Date: 09-29-1999; 2008 HB352 08-06-2008