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Section 5119.201 | Real or personal property transactions.


(A) The director of mental health and addiction services may acquire by purchase, lease, or otherwise such real and personal property rights in the name of the state as are necessary for the purposes of the department.

(B) When it is necessary for a state institution under the jurisdiction of the department to acquire any real estate, right-of-way, or easement in real estate in order to accomplish the purposes for which it was organized or is being conducted, and the department is unable to agree with the owner of such property upon the price to be paid for the property, such property may be appropriated in the manner provided for the appropriation of property for other state purposes.

(C) The director may work with the department of administrative services to sell, lease, or exchange portions of real and personal property of the department when the sale, lease, or exchange is advantageous to the state. Money received from such sales, leases, or exchanges shall be credited to the the department of mental health and addiction services trust fund, created in section 5119.46 of the Revised Code.

(D) 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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