Ohio

Ohio

The following information covers Register, Statutes, Administrative Code, Supreme Court Opinions and Appellate Court Opinions.
 
Official Status 
Register, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions are designated official. Statutes and Administrative Code are not designated official. Appellate Court opinions are now only officially published online (effective July 1, 2012). 

Authentication
Supreme Court Opinions and Appellate Court Opinions are authenticated. Register, Statutes and Administrative Code are not authenticated. At some point in early 2013 the Secretary of State’s office ceased print publication of the session laws in print so that only un-authenticated online sources are produced.

Preservation

Register and Administrative Code are not preserved. Information for Statutes, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions is not available.

Permanent Public Access 
The state has not guaranteed permanent public access for Statutes, Statutory or Administrative Code, Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions. The official Register explicitly precludes preservation, and calls for the destruction of information according to set purgation schedules. 

Copyright
Administrative Code and Statutes are copyrighted. Register is not copyrighted. Information on Supreme Court Opinions, and Appellate Court Opinions is not available. 

Universal Citation
The state adopted universal citation in 2002.
 
More Information

2007 Report
2009 Update
State Inventory

Updated as of 2/14/2014