130th Ohio General Assembly
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Am. H. B. No. 5  As Passed by the House
As Passed by the House

129th General Assembly
Regular Session
2011-2012
Am. H. B. No. 5


Representative Huffman 

Cosponsors: Representatives Okey, Murray, Letson, McKenney, Coley, Bubp, Carney, Combs, DeGeeter, Derickson, Foley, Garland, Luckie, Mallory, McClain, Milkovich, O'Brien, Patmon, Pillich, Slaby, Stebelton, Stinziano, Williams Speaker Batchelder 



A BILL
To amend section 2329.66 and to enact sections 2746.01, 2746.02, 2746.03, 2746.04, 2746.05, 2746.06, 2746.07, 2746.08, and 2746.09 of the Revised Code to require the Ohio Judicial Conference periodically to adjust the dollar amounts specified in the general exemption statute and to provide consolidated references to Revised Code sections that establish costs and fees, other than attorney fees, in the courts of record of this state.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 2329.66 be amended and sections 2746.01, 2746.02, 2746.03, 2746.04, 2746.05, 2746.06, 2746.07, 2746.08, and 2746.09 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 2329.66.  (A) Every person who is domiciled in this state may hold property exempt from execution, garnishment, attachment, or sale to satisfy a judgment or order, as follows:
(1)(a) In the case of a judgment or order regarding money owed for health care services rendered or health care supplies provided to the person or a dependent of the person, one parcel or item of real or personal property that the person or a dependent of the person uses as a residence. Division (A)(1)(a) of this section does not preclude, affect, or invalidate the creation under this chapter of a judgment lien upon the exempted property but only delays the enforcement of the lien until the property is sold or otherwise transferred by the owner or in accordance with other applicable laws to a person or entity other than the surviving spouse or surviving minor children of the judgment debtor. Every person who is domiciled in this state may hold exempt from a judgment lien created pursuant to division (A)(1)(a) of this section the person's interest, not to exceed twenty thousand two hundred dollars, in the exempted property.
(b) In the case of all other judgments and orders, the person's interest, not to exceed twenty thousand two hundred dollars, in one parcel or item of real or personal property that the person or a dependent of the person uses as a residence.
(2) The person's interest, not to exceed three thousand two hundred twenty-five dollars, in one motor vehicle;
(3) The person's interest, not to exceed four hundred dollars, in cash on hand, money due and payable, money to become due within ninety days, tax refunds, and money on deposit with a bank, savings and loan association, credit union, public utility, landlord, or other person, other than personal earnings.
(4)(a) The person's interest, not to exceed five hundred twenty-five dollars in any particular item or ten thousand seven hundred seventy-five dollars in aggregate value, in household furnishings, household goods, wearing apparel, appliances, books, animals, crops, musical instruments, firearms, and hunting and fishing equipment that are held primarily for the personal, family, or household use of the person;
(b) The person's aggregate interest in one or more items of jewelry, not to exceed one thousand three hundred fifty dollars, held primarily for the personal, family, or household use of the person or any of the person's dependents.
(5) The person's interest, not to exceed an aggregate of two thousand twenty-five dollars, in all implements, professional books, or tools of the person's profession, trade, or business, including agriculture;
(6)(a) The person's interest in a beneficiary fund set apart, appropriated, or paid by a benevolent association or society, as exempted by section 2329.63 of the Revised Code;
(b) The person's interest in contracts of life or endowment insurance or annuities, as exempted by section 3911.10 of the Revised Code;
(c) The person's interest in a policy of group insurance or the proceeds of a policy of group insurance, as exempted by section 3917.05 of the Revised Code;
(d) The person's interest in money, benefits, charity, relief, or aid to be paid, provided, or rendered by a fraternal benefit society, as exempted by section 3921.18 of the Revised Code;
(e) The person's interest in the portion of benefits under policies of sickness and accident insurance and in lump sum payments for dismemberment and other losses insured under those policies, as exempted by section 3923.19 of the Revised Code.
(7) The person's professionally prescribed or medically necessary health aids;
(8) The person's interest in a burial lot, including, but not limited to, exemptions under section 517.09 or 1721.07 of the Revised Code;
(9) The person's interest in the following:
(a) Moneys paid or payable for living maintenance or rights, as exempted by section 3304.19 of the Revised Code;
(b) Workers' compensation, as exempted by section 4123.67 of the Revised Code;
(c) Unemployment compensation benefits, as exempted by section 4141.32 of the Revised Code;
(d) Cash assistance payments under the Ohio works first program, as exempted by section 5107.75 of the Revised Code;
(e) Benefits and services under the prevention, retention, and contingency program, as exempted by section 5108.08 of the Revised Code;
(f) Disability financial assistance payments, as exempted by section 5115.06 of the Revised Code;
(g) Payments under section 24 or 32 of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," 100 Stat. 2085, 26 U.S.C. 1, as amended.
(10)(a) Except in cases in which the person was convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of section 2921.41 of the Revised Code and in which an order for the withholding of restitution from payments was issued under division (C)(2)(b) of that section, in cases in which an order for withholding was issued under section 2907.15 of the Revised Code, and in cases in which an order for forfeiture was issued under division (A) or (B) of section 2929.192 of the Revised Code, and only to the extent provided in the order, and except as provided in sections 3105.171, 3105.63, 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, and 3123.06 of the Revised Code, the person's right to a pension, benefit, annuity, retirement allowance, or accumulated contributions, the person's right to a participant account in any deferred compensation program offered by the Ohio public employees deferred compensation board, a government unit, or a municipal corporation, or the person's other accrued or accruing rights, as exempted by section 145.56, 146.13, 148.09, 742.47, 3307.41, 3309.66, or 5505.22 of the Revised Code, and the person's right to benefits from the Ohio public safety officers death benefit fund;
(b) Except as provided in sections 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, and 3123.06 of the Revised Code, the person's right to receive a payment under any pension, annuity, or similar plan or contract, not including a payment from a stock bonus or profit-sharing plan or a payment included in division (A)(6)(b) or (10)(a) of this section, on account of illness, disability, death, age, or length of service, to the extent reasonably necessary for the support of the person and any of the person's dependents, except if all the following apply:
(i) The plan or contract was established by or under the auspices of an insider that employed the person at the time the person's rights under the plan or contract arose.
(ii) The payment is on account of age or length of service.
(iii) The plan or contract is not qualified under the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," 100 Stat. 2085, 26 U.S.C. 1, as amended.
(c) Except for any portion of the assets that were deposited for the purpose of evading the payment of any debt and except as provided in sections 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, and 3123.06 of the Revised Code, the person's right in the assets held in, or to receive any payment under, any individual retirement account, individual retirement annuity, "Roth IRA," or education individual retirement account that provides benefits by reason of illness, disability, death, or age, to the extent that the assets, payments, or benefits described in division (A)(10)(c) of this section are attributable to any of the following:
(i) Contributions of the person that were less than or equal to the applicable limits on deductible contributions to an individual retirement account or individual retirement annuity in the year that the contributions were made, whether or not the person was eligible to deduct the contributions on the person's federal tax return for the year in which the contributions were made;
(ii) Contributions of the person that were less than or equal to the applicable limits on contributions to a Roth IRA or education individual retirement account in the year that the contributions were made;
(iii) Contributions of the person that are within the applicable limits on rollover contributions under subsections 219, 402(c), 403(a)(4), 403(b)(8), 408(b), 408(d)(3), 408A(c)(3)(B), 408A(d)(3), and 530(d)(5) of the "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," 100 Stat. 2085, 26 U.S.C.A. 1, as amended.
(d) Except for any portion of the assets that were deposited for the purpose of evading the payment of any debt and except as provided in sections 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, and 3123.06 of the Revised Code, the person's right in the assets held in, or to receive any payment under, any Keogh or "H.R. 10" plan that provides benefits by reason of illness, disability, death, or age, to the extent reasonably necessary for the support of the person and any of the person's dependents.
(11) The person's right to receive spousal support, child support, an allowance, or other maintenance to the extent reasonably necessary for the support of the person and any of the person's dependents;
(12) The person's right to receive, or moneys received during the preceding twelve calendar months from, any of the following:
(a) An award of reparations under sections 2743.51 to 2743.72 of the Revised Code, to the extent exempted by division (D) of section 2743.66 of the Revised Code;
(b) A payment on account of the wrongful death of an individual of whom the person was a dependent on the date of the individual's death, to the extent reasonably necessary for the support of the person and any of the person's dependents;
(c) Except in cases in which the person who receives the payment is an inmate, as defined in section 2969.21 of the Revised Code, and in which the payment resulted from a civil action or appeal against a government entity or employee, as defined in section 2969.21 of the Revised Code, a payment, not to exceed twenty thousand two hundred dollars, on account of personal bodily injury, not including pain and suffering or compensation for actual pecuniary loss, of the person or an individual for whom the person is a dependent;
(d) A payment in compensation for loss of future earnings of the person or an individual of whom the person is or was a dependent, to the extent reasonably necessary for the support of the debtor and any of the debtor's dependents.
(13) Except as provided in sections 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, and 3123.06 of the Revised Code, personal earnings of the person owed to the person for services in an amount equal to the greater of the following amounts:
(a) If paid weekly, thirty times the current federal minimum hourly wage; if paid biweekly, sixty times the current federal minimum hourly wage; if paid semimonthly, sixty-five times the current federal minimum hourly wage; or if paid monthly, one hundred thirty times the current federal minimum hourly wage that is in effect at the time the earnings are payable, as prescribed by the "Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938," 52 Stat. 1060, 29 U.S.C. 206(a)(1), as amended;
(b) Seventy-five per cent of the disposable earnings owed to the person.
(14) The person's right in specific partnership property, as exempted by division (B)(3) of section 1775.24 of the Revised Code or the person's rights in a partnership pursuant to section 1776.50 of the Revised Code, except as otherwise set forth in section 1776.50 of the Revised Code;
(15) A seal and official register of a notary public, as exempted by section 147.04 of the Revised Code;
(16) The person's interest in a tuition unit or a payment under section 3334.09 of the Revised Code pursuant to a tuition payment contract, as exempted by section 3334.15 of the Revised Code;
(17) Any other property that is specifically exempted from execution, attachment, garnishment, or sale by federal statutes other than the "Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978," 92 Stat. 2549, 11 U.S.C.A. 101, as amended;
(18) The person's aggregate interest in any property, not to exceed one thousand seventy-five dollars, except that division (A)(18) of this section applies only in bankruptcy proceedings.
(B) On April 1, 2010, and on the first day of April in each third calendar year after 2010, the Ohio judicial conference shall adjust each dollar amount set forth in this section shall be adjusted, when determining the amount that is exempt from execution, garnishment, attachment, or sale pursuant to this section, to reflect the change in the consumer price index for all urban consumers, as published by the United States department of labor, or, if that index is no longer published, a generally available comparable index, for the three-year period ending on the thirty-first day of December of the preceding year. Any adjustments required by this division shall be rounded to the nearest twenty-five dollars.
The Ohio judicial conference shall prepare a memorandum specifying the adjusted dollar amounts. The judicial conference shall transmit the memorandum to the director of the legislative service commission, and the director shall publish the memorandum in the register of Ohio. (Publication of the memorandum in the register of Ohio shall continue until the next memorandum specifying an adjustment is so published.) The judicial conference also may publish the memorandum in any other manner it concludes will be reasonably likely to inform persons who are affected by its adjustment of the dollar amounts.
(C) As used in this section:
(1) "Disposable earnings" means net earnings after the garnishee has made deductions required by law, excluding the deductions ordered pursuant to section 3119.80, 3119.81, 3121.02, 3121.03, or 3123.06 of the Revised Code.
(2) "Insider" means:
(a) If the person who claims an exemption is an individual, a relative of the individual, a relative of a general partner of the individual, a partnership in which the individual is a general partner, a general partner of the individual, or a corporation of which the individual is a director, officer, or in control;
(b) If the person who claims an exemption is a corporation, a director or officer of the corporation; a person in control of the corporation; a partnership in which the corporation is a general partner; a general partner of the corporation; or a relative of a general partner, director, officer, or person in control of the corporation;
(c) If the person who claims an exemption is a partnership, a general partner in the partnership; a general partner of the partnership; a person in control of the partnership; a partnership in which the partnership is a general partner; or a relative in, a general partner of, or a person in control of the partnership;
(d) An entity or person to which or whom any of the following applies:
(i) The entity directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, twenty per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of the person who claims an exemption, unless the entity holds the securities in a fiduciary or agency capacity without sole discretionary power to vote the securities or holds the securities solely to secure to debt and the entity has not in fact exercised the power to vote.
(ii) The entity is a corporation, twenty per cent or more of whose outstanding voting securities are directly or indirectly owned, controlled, or held with power to vote, by the person who claims an exemption or by an entity to which division (C)(2)(d)(i) of this section applies.
(iii) A person whose business is operated under a lease or operating agreement by the person who claims an exemption, or a person substantially all of whose business is operated under an operating agreement with the person who claims an exemption.
(iv) The entity operates the business or all or substantially all of the property of the person who claims an exemption under a lease or operating agreement.
(e) An insider, as otherwise defined in this section, of a person or entity to which division (C)(2)(d)(i), (ii), (iii), or (iv) of this section applies, as if the person or entity were a person who claims an exemption;
(f) A managing agent of the person who claims an exemption.
(3) "Participant account" has the same meaning as in section 148.01 of the Revised Code.
(4) "Government unit" has the same meaning as in section 148.06 of the Revised Code.
(D) For purposes of this section, "interest" shall be determined as follows:
(1) In bankruptcy proceedings, as of the date a petition is filed with the bankruptcy court commencing a case under Title 11 of the United States Code;
(2) In all cases other than bankruptcy proceedings, as of the date of an appraisal, if necessary under section 2329.68 of the Revised Code, or the issuance of a writ of execution.
An interest, as determined under division (D)(1) or (2) of this section, shall not include the amount of any lien otherwise valid pursuant to section 2329.661 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.01.  A court of record of this state shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered or as compensation for the following persons or any other of the following fees that are applicable in a particular case:
(A) Appraisers, commissioners, or arbitrators appointed to make or procure an appraisement or valuation of any property, as provided in section 2335.02 of the Revised Code;
(B) Auctioneers appointed to conduct any public auction of goods, chattels, or lands required to be sold by an officer of the court, as provided in section 2335.021 of the Revised Code;
(C) Commissioners appointed to make partition of lands or to assign dower and appraisers of real or personal property on execution, replevin, or attachment or to fix the value of exempt property, as provided in section 2335.01 of the Revised Code;
(D) Deposit of rent with the clerk of court by a resident of a manufactured home park, as provided in section 3733.121 of the Revised Code, or by a tenant of residential premises, as provided in section 5321.08 of the Revised Code;
(E) Interpreters, as provided in section 2335.09 of the Revised Code;
(F) Fees in a civil action or appeal commenced by an inmate against a government entity or employee, as provided in section 2969.22 of the Revised Code;
(G) Procurement of a transcript of a judgment or proceeding or exemplification of a record in an appeal or other civil action, as provided in section 2303.21 of the Revised Code;
(H) Publication of an advertisement, notice, or proclamation required to be published by a trustee, assignee, executor, administrator, receiver, or other officer of the court or a party in a case or proceeding, as provided in section 7.13 of the Revised Code;
(I) Publication of calendars, motion dockets, legal advertisements, and notices, the fees for which are not fixed by law, as provided in section 2701.09 of the Revised Code;
(J) Sheriffs, as provided in section 311.17 of the Revised Code;
(K) Township constables or members of the police force of a township police district or joint police district, as provided in section 509.15 of the Revised Code;
(L) Witnesses, as follows:
(1) Fees and mileage in civil cases, as provided in section 2335.06 of the Revised Code;
(2) Fees and mileage in criminal cases, as provided in section 2335.08 of the Revised Code;
(3) Fees in all cases or proceedings not specified in sections 2335.06 and 2335.08 of the Revised Code, as provided in section 2335.05 of the Revised Code;
(4) Fees of municipal police officers in state felony cases, as provided in section 2335.17 of the Revised Code;
(5) Fees in arbitration proceedings, as provided in section 2711.06 of the Revised Code.
(M) In an action to abate a nuisance or to enforce a local code relating to buildings, the expenses of operating and conserving the building, as provided in section 3767.41 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.02.  A court of record of this state shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered, as compensation for the following persons, or as part of the sentence imposed by the court, or any other of the following fees that are applicable in a particular case:
(A) In a felony case, financial sanctions, as provided in section 2929.18 of the Revised Code;
(B) In any criminal case, the costs of prosecution, as provided in section 2947.23 of the Revised Code;
(C) In a misdemeanor case in which the offender is sentenced to a jail term, the local detention facility is covered by a policy adopted by the facility's governing authority requiring reimbursement for the costs of confinement, and the offender is presented with an itemized bill pursuant to section 2929.37 of the Revised Code for such costs, the costs of confinement, as provided in section 2929.24 of the Revised Code;
(D) In a case in which an offender is sentenced for endangering children in violation of section 2919.22 of the Revised Code, the costs of the offender's supervised community service work, as provided in section 2919.22 of the Revised Code;
(E) In a case in which a defendant is charged with any of certain sexual assault or prostitution-related offenses and is found to be suffering from a venereal disease in an infectious stage, the cost of medical treatment, as provided in section 2907.27 of the Revised Code;
(F) In a case in which a defendant is charged with harassment with a bodily substance, the cost of medical testing, as provided in section 2921.38 of the Revised Code;
(G) In a case in which a defendant is charged with violating a protection order in violation of section 2919.27 of the Revised Code or of a municipal ordinance that is substantially similar to that section, the costs of any evaluation and preceding examination of the defendant, as provided in section 2919.271 of the Revised Code;
(H) Presentence psychological or psychiatric reports, as provided in section 2947.06 of the Revised Code;
(I) In a criminal proceeding, the taking of a deposition of a person who is imprisoned in a detention facility or state correctional institution within this state or who is in the custody of the department of youth services, as provided in section 2945.47 of the Revised Code;
(J) In a case in which a person is convicted of or pleads guilty to any offense other than a parking violation or in which a child is found to be a delinquent child or a juvenile traffic offender for an act that, if committed by an adult, would be an offense other than a parking violation, additional costs and bail, if applicable, as provided in sections 2743.70 and 2949.091 of the Revised Code, but subject to waiver as provided in section 2949.092 of the Revised Code;
(K) In a case in which a person is convicted of or pleads guilty to a moving violation or in which a child is found to be a juvenile traffic offender for an act which, if committed by an adult, would be a moving violation, additional costs and bail, if applicable, as provided in sections 2949.093 and 2949.094 of the Revised Code, but subject to waiver as provided in section 2949.092 of the Revised Code;
(L) In a case in which a defendant is convicted of abandoning a junk vessel or outboard motor without notifying the appropriate law enforcement officer, the cost incurred by the state or a political subdivision in disposing of the vessel or motor, as provided in section 1547.99 of the Revised Code;
(M) The costs of electronic monitoring in the following cases:
(1) In a misdemeanor case in which the offender is convicted of any of certain prostitution-related offenses and a specification under section 2941.1421 of the Revised Code, as provided in section 2929.24 of the Revised Code;
(2) In a case in which the court issues a criminal protection order against a minor upon a petition alleging that the respondent committed any of certain assault, menacing, or trespass offenses, a sexually oriented offense, or an offense under a municipal ordinance that is substantially equivalent to any of those offenses, as provided in section 2151.34 of the Revised Code;
(3) In a case in which the court issues a protection order against an adult upon a petition alleging that the respondent committed menacing by stalking or a sexually oriented offense, as provided in section 2903.214 of the Revised Code;
(4) In a case in which an offender is convicted of violating a protection order, as provided in section 2919.27 of the Revised Code;
(5) In a case in which the offender is convicted of any sexually oriented offense and is a tier III sex offender/child-victim offender relative to that offense, as provided in section 2929.13 of the Revised Code.
(N) In a proceeding for post-conviction relief, a transcript, as provided in section 2953.21 of the Revised Code;
(O) In a proceeding for the sealing of a conviction record, the fee provided for in section 2953.32 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.03.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01 and 2746.02 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, the supreme court, a court of appeals, or the court of claims shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered or as compensation for the following persons or any other of the following fees that are applicable in a particular case:
(A) In the supreme court, filing fees, as provided in section 2503.17 of the Revised Code;
(B) In a court of appeals:
(1) Fees collectible by the clerk of a court of common pleas when acting as the clerk of the court of appeals of the county, as provided in section 2303.03 of the Revised Code;
(2) Additional filing fees or charges for special projects, programs, or services, as provided in section 2501.16 of the Revised Code;
(3) Sheriffs or other officers who serve process, as provided in section 2501.19 of the Revised Code;
(4) Shorthand reporters, as provided in section 2501.17 of the Revised Code;
(5) The expense of preparing and transcribing the record in an appeal to the tenth district court of appeals from a ruling of the director of health under the certificate of need program, as provided in section 3702.60 of the Revised Code.
(C) In the court of claims:
(1) The fees provided for in section 2743.09 of the Revised Code;
(2) Witness fees and mileage, as provided in section 2743.06 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.04.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01 and 2746.02 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, a court of common pleas shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered or as compensation for the following persons or any other of the following fees that are applicable in a particular case:
(A) The fees provided for in section 2303.20 of the Revised Code;
(B) Additional fees to computerize the court, make available computerized legal research services, computerize the office of the clerk of the court, provide financial assistance to legal aid societies, support the office of the state public defender, fund shelters for victims of domestic violence, and special projects of the court, as provided in section 2303.201 and, for a court that has a domestic relations division, section 2301.031 of the Revised Code;
(C) Filing for a divorce decree under section 3105.10 or a decree of dissolution under section 3105.65 of the Revised Code, as provided in section 3109.14 of the Revised Code;
(D) Filing of a foreign judgment pursuant to section 2329.022 of the Revised Code, as provided in section 2329.025 of the Revised Code;
(E) Interpreters, as provided in section 2301.14 of the Revised Code;
(F) Jurors in civil actions, as provided in section 2335.28 of the Revised Code;
(G) Shorthand reporters, as provided in sections 2301.21 and 2301.24 of the Revised Code;
(H) In a case involving the operation by a nonresident of a vessel upon the waters in this state, or the operation on the waters in this state of a vessel owned by a nonresident if operated with his consent, actual traveling expenses of the defendant, as provided in section 1547.36 of the Revised Code;
(I) In a civil case, the expenses of taking a deposition of a person who is imprisoned in a workhouse, juvenile detention facility, jail, or state correctional institution within this state, or who is in the custody of the department of youth services, as provided in section 2317.06 of the Revised Code;
(J) In proceedings relating to the examination of a judgment debtor under sections 2333.09 to 2333.27 of the Revised Code, compensation for clerks, sheriffs, referees, receivers, and witnesses, as provided in section 2333.27 of the Revised Code;
(K) In an appeal from an order of an agency issued pursuant to an adjudication under section 119.12 of the Revised Code, the expense of preparing and transcribing the record;
(L) In a case in which the court issues a protection order upon a petition alleging that the respondent engaged in domestic violence against a family or household member, the cost of supervision of the respondent's exercise of parenting time, visitation, or companionship rights, as provided in section 3113.31 of the Revised Code;
(M) Upon a petition to have a person involuntarily institutionalized, the costs of appointed counsel for the respondent at a full hearing, as provided in section 5123.76 of the Revised Code;
(N) In a case before the domestic relations division of the Hamilton county court of common pleas, the expense of serving a summons, warrant, citation, subpoena, or other writ issued to an officer other than a bailiff, constable, or staff investigator of the division, as provided in section 2301.03 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.05.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01, 2746.02, and 2746.04 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, a juvenile court shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services or as compensation for the following persons:
(A) The fees provided for in section 2151.54 of the Revised Code;
(B) Additional fees to computerize the court, make available computerized legal research services, and computerize the office of the clerk of the court, as provided in sections 2151.541, 2153.081, and 2301.031 of the Revised Code;
(C) The costs of house arrest with electronic monitoring, as provided in section 2152.19 of the Revised Code;
(D) Witness fees, as provided in section 2151.28 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.06.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01, 2746.02, and 2746.04 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, and subject to any waiver of fees for combat zone casualties under section 2101.164 of the Revised Code and any reduction of fees under section 2101.20 of the Revised Code, a probate court shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered or as compensation for the following persons or any other of the following fees that are applicable in a particular case:
(A) The fees provided for in sections 2101.16, 2101.17, 2101.18, and 2101.32 of the Revised Code;
(B) Additional fees to computerize the court, make available computerized legal research services, and computerize the office of the clerk of the court, as provided in section 2101.162 of the Revised Code;
(C) In a proceeding upon the assignment of property in trust for the benefit of creditors, the fees provided for in section 1313.52 of the Revised Code;
(D) The fees allowable to a special master commissioner under section 2101.07 of the Revised Code;
(E) In a proceeding filed pursuant to dispute resolution procedures established by rule of the probate judge, a filing fee, as provided in section 2101.163 of the Revised Code;
(F) Costs incident to the appointment of a fiduciary, as provided in section 2101.21 of the Revised Code;
(G) A fee for solemnizing a marriage, as provided in section 2101.27 of the Revised Code;
(H) The additional marriage license fee provided for in section 3113.34 of the Revised Code;
(I) The fee for deposit of a will provided for in section 2107.07 of the Revised Code;
(J) In a proceeding for the appointment of a guardian for an alleged incompetent, physicians and other qualified persons to examine, investigate, or represent the alleged incompetent, as provided in section 2111.031 of the Revised Code;
(K) In an action to obtain authority to sell real estate, the fees for failure to enter a release and satisfaction provided for in section 2127.19 of the Revised Code;
(L) In a proceeding in aid of execution, the fees provided for in section 2333.26 and 2333.27 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.07.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01, 2746.02, and 2746.04 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, a municipal court shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services or as compensation for the following persons:
(A) The fees and costs provided for in section 1901.26 of the Revised Code;
(B) Additional fees to computerize the court, make available computerized legal research services, and computerize the office of the clerk of the court, as provided in section 1901.261 of the Revised Code;
(C) Jurors, as provided in section 1901.25 of the Revised Code;
(D) In proceedings in the small claims division, the fees and costs provided for in sections 1925.02, 1925.04, 1925.05, 1925.11, and 1925.15 of the Revised Code;
(E) In a case in which an accused is brought before the court pursuant to a warrant to keep the peace, an appeal bond, as provided in section 2933.06 of the Revised Code;
(F) In a proceeding filed pursuant to dispute resolution procedures established by rule of the court, a filing fee, as provided in section 1901.262 of the Revised Code;
(G) In a case in which the clerk of the Cleveland municipal court files a copy of a defendant's bond with the county recorder, the recording fees and charges, as provided in section 1901.21 of the Revised Code;
(H) In a criminal case, the expenses of an evaluation of the defendant's competence to stand trial or the defendant's mental condition at the time of the commission of the offense, as provided in section 2945.37 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.08.  In addition to any applicable fees or costs set forth in sections 2746.01, 2746.02, and 2746.04 of the Revised Code or any other applicable provision of law, a county court shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of fees for the following services rendered or as compensation for the following persons or such other of the following fees as are applicable in a particular case:
(A) The fees and costs provided for in section 1907.24 of the Revised Code;
(B) Additional fees to computerize the court, make available computerized legal research services, and computerize the office of the clerk of the court, as provided in section 1907.261 of the Revised Code;
(C) Arbitrators, as provided in section 1907.42 of the Revised Code;
(D) Jurors, as provided in section 1907.28 of the Revised Code;
(E) Performing a marriage ceremony, as provided in section 1907.26 of the Revised Code;
(F) Witnesses, as provided in section 1907.27 of the Revised Code;
(G) In proceedings in the small claims division, the fees and costs provided for in sections 1925.02, 1925.04, 1925.05, 1925.11, and 1925.15 of the Revised Code;
(H) In a case in which an accused is brought before the court pursuant to a warrant to keep the peace, an appeal bond, as provided in section 2933.06 of the Revised Code;
(I) In a proceeding filed pursuant to dispute resolution procedures established by rule of the court, a filing fee, as provided in section 1907.262 of the Revised Code.
Sec. 2746.09.  In addition to any other applicable fees or costs set forth in this chapter, a court shall tax as costs or otherwise require the payment of the following fees, costs, or expenses:
(A) The costs and expenses of a receiver allowed by the court under section 323.49 of the Revised Code in a proceeding brought by a county treasurer to be appointed receiver for the purposes of collecting taxes and assessments charged upon real estate;
(B) The expenses of a referee or receiver allowed by the court under section 1334.08 of the Revised Code in an action brought by the attorney general pursuant to that section for a violation of the business opportunity plans act;
(C) The expenses of a referee or receiver allowed by the court under section 1345.07 of the Revised Code in an action brought by the attorney general pursuant to that section for a violation of the consumer sales practices act;
(D) The expenses of a master or receiver allowed by the court under section 5311.27 of the Revised Code in an action brought by the attorney general pursuant to that section for a violation of the condominium act;
(E) Fees to which a receiver appointed under section 2715.20 or 2735.01 of the Revised Code may be entitled;
(F) Fees allowed to a receiver under any applicable rule of court.
Section 2. That existing section 2329.66 of the Revised Code is hereby repealed.
Section 3. The Ohio judicial conference shall make and cause publication of the adjustment required by the amendment to section 2329.66 of the Revised Code as soon as possible but not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section.
Section 4.  Section 2329.66 of the Revised Code is presented in this act as a composite of the section as amended by Sub. H.B 332, Sub. S.B. 3, and Sub. S.B. 281 of the 127th General Assembly. The General Assembly, applying the principle stated in division (B) of section 1.52 of the Revised Code that amendments are to be harmonized if reasonably capable of simultaneous operation, finds that the composite is the resulting version of the section in effect prior to the effective date of the section as presented in this act.
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