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Section 1716.21 | Reporting or filing requirements on charitable organizations.


(A)(1) Except as provided in division (B) of this section or as specifically required or authorized by federal law, no agency or official of this state shall impose any filing or reporting requirement on a charitable organization, regulated or specifically exempted from regulation under Chapter 1716. of the Revised Code, that is more stringent, restrictive, or expansive than the requirements explicitly authorized by the Revised Code.

(2) Division (A)(1) of this section shall not be construed as repealing or otherwise negating any rule or requirement already in existence as of the effective date of this section .

(3) Division (A)(1) of this section shall not be construed as negating or limiting any of the following:

(a) Any civil or criminal right, claim, or defense that the attorney general may assert under the Revised Code or common law;

(b) The authority of the attorney general to institute and prosecute an action to enforce any provision of the Revised Code the attorney general is authorized to enforce;

(c) The independent authority of the attorney general to protect charitable assets in this state.

(B) This section does not apply to any of the following:

(1) State grants and contracts;

(2) Fraud investigations;

(3) Any enforcement action taken against a specific charitable organization;

(4) Settlement agreements;

(5) Assurances of discontinuance;

(6) Court judgments;

(7) Entities operating under Chapter 2915. of the Revised Code.

Last updated July 28, 2021 at 4:36 PM

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