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Section 154.16 | Leases, grants and conveyances to commission by governmental agencies.


Any governmental agency may lease, grant, or convey to the commission, at its request, any real property or interests therein including improvements thereto or personal property of or under the control of such governmental agency which is necessary or convenient to the effectuation of the authorized purposes of the commission, including public roads and other real property or interests therein, including improvements thereto or personal property already devoted to public use, upon such terms as the governing body of the governmental agency, and the governor in the case of real estate title of which is in the name of the state, and the commission agree and without the necessity for advertisement, auction, competitive bidding, order of court, or other action or formality, other than the regular and formal action of that governing body, and the governor as above provided. Title to all real estate acquired by the commission shall be taken in the name of the state.

Any instrument by which real property is acquired pursuant to this section shall identify the agency of the state that has the use and benefit of the real property as specified in section 5301.012 of the Revised Code.

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