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Section 165.20 | Designating corporation as agent of state.


In accordance with Section 13 of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution, the state, acting through the director of development, or through the board of trustees of any state university or any housing commission created by section 3347.01 of the Revised Code, and its political subdivision, taxing districts, or public authorities, or its or their agencies, institutions, or instrumentalities, may by resolution or ordinance designate a corporation organized under Chapter 1702. or 1724. of the Revised Code as its or their agency to acquire, construct, reconstruct, enlarge, improve, furnish, or equip and to sell, lease, exchange, or otherwise dispose of property and facilities within the state for industry, commerce, distribution, and research; may approve such corporation and obligations of the corporation issued by it for one or more such purposes; and may have a beneficial interest in such corporation including the right to the property financed by such obligations on the retirement of such obligations, or by acquiring such property for endowment or similar uses or benefits or for ultimate direct use by it, subject to any lease or mortgage securing such obligations.

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