955.27 Disposition of surplus fund.

After paying all necessary expenses of administering the sections of the Revised Code relating to the registration, seizing, impounding, and destroying of dogs, including the purchase, construction, and repair of vehicles and facilities necessary for the proper administration of such sections, making compensation for injuries to livestock inflicted by dogs, and after paying all animal claims, the board of county commissioners, at the December session, if there remains more than two thousand dollars in the dog and kennel fund for that year in a county in which there is a society for the prevention of cruelty to children and animals, incorporated and organized by law, and having one or more agents appointed pursuant to law, or any other society organized under Chapter 1717. of the Revised Code, that owns or controls a suitable dog kennel or a place for the keeping and destroying of dogs that has one or more agents appointed and employed pursuant to law, may pay to the treasurer of the society, upon warrant of the county auditor, all such excess as the board deems necessary for the uses and purposes of the society.

As used in this section, "animal" has the same meaning as in section 955.51 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 12-12-1988; 2008 HB281 08-22-2008