5/20/13 Brown County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR023
Whether new salary certifications must be submitted when employees of a county department of job and family services receive retroactive lump sum increases in their compensation and whether such increases may be given to the employees more than once per year and in different amounts.
5/13/13 Williams County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR021
Whether the Ohio Housing Finance Agency is a “state agency” for purposes of R.C. 317.114(C)(4).
5/9/13 Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR020
Whether children services social workers employed by a county department of job and family services (CDJFS) may make case referrals to a psychologist whose spouse is employed by the CDJFS as a children services supervisor.
5/1/13 Scioto County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR019
Questions about the proper allocation and payment of costs incurred in the renovation of office and courtroom facilities provided to two court of appeals judges at the Scioto County courthouse.
4/3/13 Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR018
Whether the additional court cost authorized by R.C. 2949.093(C) and established pursuant to a resolution of a board of county commissioners is to be imposed by a court or the clerk of court on a per case or per moving violation basis.
4/1/13 Harrison County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR017
Whether a board of county commissioners may transfer a fee simple interest in real property to a community improvement corporation that has been designated as the agent of the county without submitting the transaction to the requirements of competitive bidding or public auction.
3/21/13 Williams County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR016
Requests the Attorney General to identify the moneys that are to be used to pay the costs of health care insurance coverage purchased by a board of county commissioners under R.C. 307.151 for the employees of a county veterans service commission.
3/19/13 Allen County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR015
Whether a board of trustees of a school district free public library that accepts a restricted bequest of moneys is required by R.C. 1715.52 to invest the moneys in only those types of investments authorized in R.C. 135.01-.21.
3/12/13 Trumbull County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR013
Whether a county treasurer must pay out of the county treasury two-fifths of the amounts owed to a municipal court bailiff for his accrued, unused sick leave at the time of his retirement from active service, including the value of the bailiff’s accrued, unused sick leave that exceeds the amount specified in R.C. 124.39(C) as a result of a decision by the bailiff’s appointing authority to grant him a benefit that is more generous than the statutory minimum.
2/22/13 West Chester Law Director – 2013OPR010
Whether a township is permitted or required to seek reimbursement from township employees after the township pays to the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund employee contributions that the township failed to pay at the time they were due.
2/12/13 Fulton County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR008
Whether R.C. 4765.50(D) describes two mutually exclusive situations in which a person who is not licensed in Ohio as an emergency medical services (EMS) provider is exempt from the R.C. 4765.50(A)’s prohibition that such person shall not represent that he is certified under R.C. 45765.30 to practice in Ohio; whether an EMS provider in a state other than Ohio may provide emergency medical services within Ohio; and if so, to what extent the EMS provider is required to comply with trauma triage and medical treatment protocols established by Ohio authorities when providing treatment to trauma patients in Ohio.
2/4/13 Miami County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR006
Whether Medicare Parts A, B, and D are “insurance” for purposes of R.C. 505.60 and R.C. 505.601(A), and if so, whether a township may reimburse a trustee for the monthly Medicare premium payments he makes.
1/29/13 Harrison County Prosecuting Attorney – 2013OPR004
Whether you whether a county is authorized to enter into a contract with a private company that builds and operates water infrastructure projects for the purpose of selling county water to oil and gas drilling companies; whether such a contract is permissible under Article VIII, § 6, of the Ohio Constitution; and whether a county may award this kind contract without complying with statutory competitive selection processes.
1/2/13 Auditor of State – 2013OPR001
Whether a county agricultural society may (1) expend nonpublic moneys to acquire a liquor permit and purchase alcoholic beverages for sale on property owned by the society or the county, (2) authorize the holder of a liquor permit to sell alcoholic beverages at an event open to the public and conducted on property owned by the society or the county or (3) expend moneys provided to it by the state or a political subdivision of the state to acquire a liquor permit to sell alcoholic beverages on property owned by the society or the county or purchase alcoholic beverages for sale at an event open to the public and conducted on property owned by the society or the county.
10/22/12 Board of Nursing – 2012OPR044
Whether R.C. 4723.43(B) authorizes a certified registered nurse anesthetist to order or prescribe a preoperative or postoperative medication to be administered by another licensed health care professional, such as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
10/11/12 Summit County Prosecuting Attorney – 2012OPR041
Whether a board of township trustees may recover from the negligent operator of a motor vehicle or his insurance company public safety costs a township incurs in responding to a motor vehicle accident and cleaning and repairing the accident scene, and if so, whether the board may have a private company collect those costs for the township.
10/9/12 Williams County Prosecuting Attorney – 2012OPR040
Whether judges of a court of common pleas who serve as members of a judicial advisory board pursuant to R.C. 307.93(B)(1) are entitled to immunity under R.C. Chapter 2744 with respect to their actions as members of the judicial advisory board.
8/22/12 Stark County Prosecuting Attorney - 2012OPR028, 2012OPR029, 2012OPR030
A series of 29 questions about various legal issues (e.g., compatibility of positions, competitive bidding, contracting authority, leave benefits, and immunity and indemnification) presented by proposed agreements between a board of county commissioners, a county auditor, or a county treasurer and a county land reutilization corporation formed under R.C. Chapter 1724.