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Section 9.74 | Victims of dissemination of image.


(A) As used in this section:

(1) "License" means a license, certificate, registration, permit, card, or other authority issued or conferred by a licensing authority of which the licensee has or claims the privilege to engage in the profession, occupation, or activity, or to have control of and operate certain specific equipment, machinery, or premises, over which the licensing authority has jurisdiction.

(2) "Licensing authority" means a public office that issues a license to a person or entity.

(3) "Political subdivision" means a county, township, municipal corporation, or any other body corporate and politic that is responsible for government activities in a geographic area smaller than that of the state.

(4) "Public office" means any state agency, public institution, political subdivision, other organized body, office, agency, institution, or entity established by the laws of this state for the exercise of any function of government. "Public office" does not include the nonprofit corporation formed under section 187.01 of the Revised Code.

(5) "Victim" has the same meaning as in section 2930.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) No licensing authority shall knowingly take any of the following actions against a person who is applying for or holds a license solely on the basis that the person is a victim of a violation of section 2917.211 of the Revised Code:

(1) Refuse to issue a license to an applicant;

(2) Limit, suspend, or revoke a license;

(3) Refuse to renew a license.

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