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Section 128.55 | Disbursement of government assistance fund monies.


(A)(1) The tax commissioner shall disburse moneys from the 9-1-1 government assistance fund, plus any accrued interest on the fund, to each county treasurer in the same proportion distributed to that county by the tax commissioner in the corresponding calendar month of the previous year. Any shortfall in distributions resulting from the timing of funds received in a previous month shall be distributed in the following month. Disbursements shall occur not later than the tenth day of the month succeeding the month in which the wireless 9-1-1 charges imposed under section 128.40 of the Revised Code and the next generation 9-1-1 access fees imposed under sections 128.41 and 128.42 of the Revised Code are remitted.

(2) The next generation 9-1-1 fund shall be administered by the department of administrative services and used exclusively to pay costs of installing, maintaining, and operating the call routing and core services statewide next generation 9-1-1 system.

(B) Immediately upon receipt by a county treasurer of a disbursement under division (A) of this section, the county shall disburse, in accordance with the allocation formula set forth in the final plan, the amount the county so received to any other subdivisions in the county and any regional councils of governments in the county that pay the costs of a public safety answering point providing wireless enhanced 9-1-1 under the plan.

(C) Nothing in this chapter affects the authority of a subdivision operating or served by a public safety answering point of a 9-1-1 system or a regional council of governments operating a public safety answering point of a 9-1-1 system to use, as provided in the final plan for the system, any other authorized revenue of the subdivision or the regional council of governments for the purposes of providing basic or enhanced 9-1-1.

Last updated September 14, 2023 at 4:37 PM

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