2006 Ohio Revised Code - 2950.01. Definitions.

§ 2950.01. Definitions.
 

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: 

(A) "Confinement" includes, but is not limited to, a community residential sanction imposed pursuant to section 2929.16 or 2929.26 of the Revised Code. 

(B) "Habitual sex offender" means, except when a juvenile judge removes this classification pursuant to division (A)(2) of section 2152.84 or division (C)(2) of section 2152.85 of the Revised Code, a person to whom both of the following apply: 

(1) The person is convicted of or pleads guilty to a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, or the person is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing on or after January 1, 2002, a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, and is classified a juvenile sex offender registrant based on that adjudication. 

(2) One of the following applies to the person: 

(a) Regarding a person who is an offender, the person previously was convicted of or pleaded guilty to one or more sexually oriented offenses or child-victim oriented offenses or previously was adjudicated a delinquent child for committing one or more sexually oriented offenses or child-victim oriented offenses and was classified a juvenile offender registrant or out-of-state juvenile offender registrant based on one or more of those adjudications, regardless of when the offense was committed and regardless of the person's age at the time of committing the offense. 

(b) Regarding a delinquent child, the person previously was convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or was adjudicated a delinquent child for committing one or more sexually oriented offenses or child-victim oriented offenses, regardless of when the offense was committed and regardless of the person's age at the time of committing the offense. 

(C) "Prosecutor" has the same meaning as in section 2935.01 of the Revised Code. 

(D) "Sexually oriented offense" means any of the following: 

(1) Any of the following violations or offenses committed by a person eighteen years of age or older: 

(a) Regardless of the age of the victim of the offense, a violation of section 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.05, or 2907.07 of the Revised Code; 

(b) Any of the following offenses involving a minor, in the circumstances specified: 

(i) A violation of division (A)(4) of section 2905.01 or section 2907.04, 2907.06, or 2907.08 of the Revised Code, when the victim of the offense is under eighteen years of age; 

(ii) A violation of section 2907.21 of the Revised Code when the person who is compelled, induced, procured, encouraged, solicited, requested, or facilitated to engage in, paid or agreed to be paid for, or allowed to engage in the sexual activity in question is under eighteen years of age; 

(iii) A violation of division (A)(1) or (3) of section 2907.321 [2907.32.1] or 2907.322 [2907.32.2] of the Revised Code; 

(iv) A violation of division (A)(1) or (2) of section 2907.323 [2907.32.3] of the Revised Code; 

(v) A violation of division (B)(5) of section 2919.22 of the Revised Code when the child who is involved in the offense is under eighteen years of age; 

(vi) A violation of division (A)(1), (2), (3), or (5) of section 2905.01, of section 2903.211 [2903.21.1], 2905.02, 2905.03, or 2905.05, or of former section 2905.04 of the Revised Code, when the victim of the offense is under eighteen years of age and the offense is committed with a sexual motivation. 

(c) Regardless of the age of the victim of the offense, a violation of section 2903.01, 2903.02, 2903.11, or 2905.01 of the Revised Code, or of division (A) of section 2903.04 of the Revised Code, that is committed with a sexual motivation; 

(d) A violent sex offense, or a designated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense if the offender also was convicted of or pleaded guilty to a sexual motivation specification that was included in the indictment, count in the indictment, or information charging the designated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense; 

(e) A violation of section 2907.06 or 2907.08 of the Revised Code when the victim of the offense is eighteen years of age or older, or a violation of section 2903.211 [2903.21.1] of the Revised Code when the victim of the offense is eighteen years of age or older and the offense is committed with a sexual motivation; 

(f) A violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States, that is or was substantially equivalent to any offense listed in division  (D)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this section; 

(g) An attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, or complicity in committing any offense listed in division (D)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), or (f) of this section. 

(2) An act committed by a person under eighteen years of age that is any of the following: 

(a) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, regardless of the age of the victim of the violation, a violation of section 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.05, or 2907.07 of the Revised Code; 

(b) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, any of the following acts involving a minor in the circumstances specified: 

(i) A violation of division (A)(4) of section 2905.01 or section 2907.06 or 2907.08 of the Revised Code, when the victim of the violation is under eighteen years of age; 

(ii) A violation of section 2907.21 of the Revised Code when the person who is compelled, induced, procured, encouraged, solicited, requested, or facilitated to engage in, paid or agreed to be paid for, or allowed to engage in the sexual activity in question is under eighteen years of age; 

(iii) A violation of division (B)(5) of section 2919.22 of the Revised Code when the child who is involved in the violation is under eighteen years of age; 

(iv) A violation of division (A)(1), (2), (3), or (5) of section 2905.01, section 2903.211 [2903.21.1], or former section 2905.04 of the Revised Code, when the victim of the violation is under eighteen years of age and the offense is committed with a sexual motivation. 

(c) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, any of the following: 

(i) Any violent sex offense that, if committed by an adult, would be a felony of the first, second, third, or fourth degree; 

(ii) Any designated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense if that offense, if committed by an adult, would be a felony of the first, second, third, or fourth degree and if the court determined that, if the child was an adult, the child would be guilty of a sexual motivation specification regarding that offense. 

(d) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, a violation of section 2903.01, 2903.02, 2903.11, 2905.01, or 2905.02 of the Revised Code, a violation of division (A) of section 2903.04 of the Revised Code, or an attempt to violate any of those sections or that division that is committed with a sexual motivation; 

(e) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, a violation of division (A)(1) or (3) of section 2907.321 [2907.32.1], division (A)(1) or (3) of section 2907.322 [2907.32.2], or division (A)(1) or (2) of section 2907.323 [2907.32.3] of the Revised Code, or an attempt to violate any of those divisions, if the person who violates or attempts to violate the division is four or more years older than the minor who is the victim of the violation; 

(f) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, a violation of section 2907.06 or 2907.08 of the Revised Code when the victim of the violation is eighteen years of age or older, or a violation of section 2903.211 [2903.21.1] of the Revised Code when the victim of the violation is eighteen years of age or older and the offense is committed with a sexual motivation; 

(g) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, any violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States, that is or was substantially equivalent to any offense listed in division (D)(2)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), or (f) of this section and that, if committed by an adult, would be a felony of the first, second, third, or fourth degree; 

(h) Subject to division (D)(2)(i) of this section, any attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, or complicity in committing any offense listed in division (D)(2)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), or (g) of this section; 

(i) If the child's case has been transferred for criminal prosecution under section 2152.12 of the Revised Code, the act is any violation listed in division (D)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), or (g) of this section or would be any offense listed in any of those divisions if committed by an adult. 

(E) "Sexual predator" means a person to whom either of the following applies: 

(1) The person has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to committing a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense and is likely to engage in the future in one or more sexually oriented offenses. 

(2) The person has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, was classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication, and is likely to engage in the future in one or more sexually oriented offenses. 

(F) "Supervised release" means a release of an offender from a prison term, a term of imprisonment, or another type of confinement that satisfies either of the following conditions: 

(1) The release is on parole, a conditional pardon, under a community control sanction, under transitional control, or under a post-release control sanction, and it requires the person to report to or be supervised by a parole officer, probation officer, field officer, or another type of supervising officer. 

(2) The release is any type of release that is not described in division (F)(1) of this section and that requires the person to report to or be supervised by a probation officer, a parole officer, a field officer, or another type of supervising officer. 

(G) An offender or delinquent child is "adjudicated as being a sexual predator" or "adjudicated a sexual predator" if any of the following applies and if, regarding a delinquent child, that status has not been removed pursuant to section 2152.84, 2152.85, or 2950.09 of the Revised Code: 

(1) The offender is convicted of or pleads guilty to committing, on or after January 1, 1997, a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, the sexually oriented offense is a violent sex offense or a designated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense, and the offender is adjudicated a sexually violent predator in relation to that offense. 

(2) Regardless of when the sexually oriented offense was committed, on or after January 1, 1997, the offender is sentenced for a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, and the sentencing judge determines pursuant to division (B) of section 2950.09 of the Revised Code that the offender is a sexual predator. 

(3) The delinquent child is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, and has been classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication, and the adjudicating judge or that judge's successor in office determines pursuant to division (B) of section 2950.09 or pursuant to section 2152.82, 2152.83, 2152.84, or 2152.85 of the Revised Code that the delinquent child is a sexual predator. 

(4) Prior to January 1, 1997, the offender was convicted of or pleaded guilty to, and was sentenced for, a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, the offender is imprisoned in a state correctional institution on or after January 1, 1997, and the court determines pursuant to division (C) of section 2950.09 of the Revised Code that the offender is a sexual predator. 

(5) Regardless of when the sexually oriented offense was committed, the offender or delinquent child is convicted of or pleads guilty to, has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to, or is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense in another state, in a federal court, military court, or Indian tribal court, or in a court in any nation other than the United States, as a result of that conviction, plea of guilty, or adjudication, the offender or delinquent child is required, under the law of the jurisdiction in which the offender was convicted or pleaded guilty or the delinquent child was adjudicated, to register as a sex offender until the offender's or delinquent child's death, and, on or after July 1, 1997, for offenders or January 1, 2002, for delinquent children, the offender or delinquent child moves to and resides in this state or temporarily is domiciled in this state for more than five days or the offender is required under section 2950.04 of the Revised Code to register a school, institution of higher education, or place of employment address in this state, unless a court of common pleas or juvenile court determines that the offender or delinquent child is not a sexual predator pursuant to division (F) of section 2950.09 of the Revised Code. 

(H) "Sexually violent predator specification," "sexually violent offense," "sexual motivation specification," "/Ddesignated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense," and "violent sex offense" have the same meanings as in section 2971.01 of the Revised Code. 

(I) "Post-release control sanction" and "transitional control" have the same meanings as in section 2967.01 of the Revised Code. 

(J) "Juvenile offender registrant" means a person who is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing on or after January 1, 2002, a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense or a child-victim oriented offense, who is fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, and who a juvenile court judge, pursuant to an order issued under section 2152.82, 2152.83, 2152.84, or 2152.85 of the Revised Code, classifies a juvenile offender registrant and specifies has a duty to comply with sections 2950.04, 2950.05, and 2950.06 of the Revised Code if the child committed a sexually oriented offense or with sections 2950.041 [2950.04.1], 2950.05, and 2950.06 of the Revised Code if the child committed a child-victim oriented offense. "Juvenile offender registrant" includes a person who, prior to July 31, 2003, was a "juvenile sex offender registrant" under the former definition of that former term. 

(K) "Secure facility" means any facility that is designed and operated to ensure that all of its entrances and exits are locked and under the exclusive control of its staff and to ensure that, because of that exclusive control, no person who is institutionalized or confined in the facility may leave the facility without permission or supervision. 

(L) "Out-of-state juvenile offender registrant" means a person who is adjudicated a delinquent child in a court in another state, in a federal court, military court, or Indian tribal court, or in a court in any nation other than the United States for committing a sexually oriented offense that is not a registration-exempt sexually oriented offense or a child-victim oriented offense, who on or after January 1, 2002, moves to and resides in this state or temporarily is domiciled in this state for more than five days, and who has a duty under section 2950.04 of the Revised Code to register in this state and the duty to otherwise comply with that section and sections 2950.05 and 2950.06 of the Revised Code if the child committed a sexually oriented offense or has a duty under section 2950.041 [2950.04.1] of the Revised Code to register in this state and the duty to otherwise comply with that section and sections 2950.05 and 2950.06 of the Revised Code if the child committed a child-victim oriented offense. "Out-of-state juvenile offender registrant" includes a person who, prior to July 31, 2003, was an "out-of-state juvenile sex offender registrant" under the former definition of that former term. 

(M) "Juvenile court judge" includes a magistrate to whom the juvenile court judge confers duties pursuant to division  (A)(15) of section 2151.23 of the Revised Code. 

(N) "Adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a sexually oriented offense" includes a child who receives a serious youthful offender dispositional sentence under section 2152.13 of the Revised Code for committing a sexually oriented offense. 

(O) "Aggravated sexually oriented offense" means a violation of division (A)(1)(b) of section 2907.02 of the Revised Code committed on or after June 13, 2002, or a violation of division (A)(2) of that section committed on or after July 31, 2003. 

(P) (1) "Presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense" means any of the following sexually oriented offenses described in division (P)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this section, when the offense is committed by a person who previously has not been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or adjudicated a delinquent child for committing any sexually oriented offense described in division (P)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this section, any other sexually oriented offense, or any child-victim oriented offense and when the victim or intended victim of the offense is eighteen years of age or older: 

(a) Any sexually oriented offense listed in division (D)(1)(e) or (D)(2)(f) of this section committed by a person who is eighteen years of age or older or, subject to division (P)(1)(e) of this section, committed by a person who is under eighteen years of age; 

(b) Any violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States that is committed by a person who is eighteen years of age or older and that is or was substantially equivalent to any sexually oriented offense listed in division (P)(1)(a) of this section; 

(c) Subject to division (P)(1)(e) of this section, any violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States that is committed by a person who is under eighteen years of age, that is or was substantially equivalent to any sexually oriented offense listed in division (P)(1)(a) of this section, and that would be a felony of the fourth degree if committed by an adult; 

(d) Any attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, or complicity in committing any offense listed in division (P)(1)(a) or (b) of this section if the person is eighteen years of age or older or, subject to division (P)(1)(e) of this section, listed in division (P)(1)(a) or (c) of this section if the person is under eighteen years of age. 

(e) Regarding an act committed by a person under eighteen years of age, if the child's case has been transferred for criminal prosecution under section 2152.12 of the Revised Code, the act is any sexually oriented offense listed in division (P)(1)(a), (b), or (d) of this section. 

(2) "Presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense" does not include any sexually oriented offense described in division (P)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this section that is committed by a person who previously has been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or adjudicated a delinquent child for committing any sexually oriented offense described in division (P)(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this section or any other sexually oriented offense. 

(Q) (1) "Registration-exempt sexually oriented offense" means any presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense, if a court does not issue an order under section 2950.021 [2950.02.1] of the Revised Code that removes the presumptive exemption and subjects the offender who was convicted of or pleaded guilty to the offense to registration under section 2950.04 of the Revised Code and all other duties and responsibilities generally imposed under this chapter upon persons who are convicted of or plead guilty to any sexually oriented offense other than a presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense or that removes the presumptive exemption and potentially subjects the child who was adjudicated a delinquent child for committing the offense to classification as a juvenile offender registrant under section 2152.82, 2152.83, 2152.84, or 2152.85 of the Revised Code and to registration under section 2950.04 of the Revised Code and all other duties and responsibilities generally imposed under this chapter upon persons who are adjudicated delinquent children for committing a sexually oriented offense other than a presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense. 

(2) "Registration-exempt sexually oriented offense" does not include a presumptive registration-exempt sexually oriented offense if a court issues an order under section 2950.021 [2950.02.1] of the Revised Code that removes the presumptive exemption and subjects the offender or potentially subjects the delinquent child to the duties and responsibilities described in division (Q)(1) of this section. 

(R) "School" and "school premises" have the same meanings as in section 2925.01 of the Revised Code. 

(S) (1) "Child-victim oriented offense" means any of the following: 

(a) Subject to division (S)(2) of this section, any of the following violations or offenses committed by a person eighteen years of age or older, when the victim of the violation is under eighteen years of age and is not a child of the person who commits the violation: 

(i) A violation of division (A)(1), (2), (3), or (5) of section 2905.01, of section 2905.02, 2905.03, or 2905.05, or of former section 2905.04 of the Revised Code; 

(ii) A violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States, that is or was substantially equivalent to any offense listed in division  (S)(1)(a)(i) of this section; 

(iii) An attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, or complicity in committing any offense listed in division (S)(1)(a)(i) or (ii) of this section. 

(b) Subject to division (S)(2) of this section, an act committed by a person under eighteen years of age that is any of the following, when the victim of the violation is under eighteen years of age and is not a child of the person who commits the violation: 

(i) Subject to division (S)(1)(b)(iv) of this section, a violation of division (A)(1), (2), (3), or (5) of section 2905.01 or of former section 2905.04 of the Revised Code; 

(ii) Subject to division (S)(1)(b)(iv) of this section, any violation of any former law of this state, any existing or former municipal ordinance or law of another state or the United States, any existing or former law applicable in a military court or in an Indian tribal court, or any existing or former law of any nation other than the United States, that is or was substantially equivalent to any offense listed in division  (S)(1)(b)(i) of this section and that, if committed by an adult, would be a felony of the first, second, third, or fourth degree; 

(iii) Subject to division (S)(1)(b)(iv) of this section, any attempt to commit, conspiracy to commit, or complicity in committing any offense listed in division (S)(1)(b)(i) or (ii) of this section; 

(iv) If the child's case has been transferred for criminal prosecution under section 2152.12 of the Revised Code, the act is any violation listed in division (S)(1)(a)(i), (ii), or (iii) of this section or would be any offense listed in any of those divisions if committed by an adult. 

(2) "Child-victim oriented offense" does not include any offense identified in division (S)(1)(a) or (b) of this section that is a sexually violent offense. An offense identified in division (S)(1)(a) or (b) of this section that is a sexually violent offense is within the definition of a sexually oriented offense. 

(T) (1) "Habitual child-victim offender" means, except when a juvenile judge removes this classification pursuant to division (A)(2) of section 2152.84 or division (C)(2) of section 2152.85 of the Revised Code, a person to whom both of the following apply: 

(a) The person is convicted of or pleads guilty to a child-victim oriented offense, or the person is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing on or after January 1, 2002, a child-victim oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, and is classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication. 

(b) One of the following applies to the person: 

(i) Regarding a person who is an offender, the person previously was convicted of or pleaded guilty to one or more child-victim oriented offenses or previously was adjudicated a delinquent child for committing one or more child-victim oriented offenses and was classified a juvenile offender registrant or out-of-state juvenile offender registrant based on one or more of those adjudications, regardless of when the offense was committed and regardless of the person's age at the time of committing the offense.

(ii) Regarding a delinquent child, the person previously was convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or was adjudicated a delinquent child for committing one or more child-victim oriented offenses, regardless of when the offense was committed and regardless of the person's age at the time of committing the offense. 

(2) "Habitual child-victim offender" includes a person who has been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or adjudicated a delinquent child for committing, a child-victim oriented offense and who, on and after July 31, 2003, is automatically classified a habitual child-victim offender pursuant to division (E) of section 2950.091 [2950.09.1] of the Revised Code. 

(U) "Child-victim predator" means a person to whom either of the following applies: 

(1) The person has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to committing a child-victim oriented offense and is likely to engage in the future in one or more child-victim oriented offenses. 

(2) The person has been adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a child-victim oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, was classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication, and is likely to engage in the future in one or more child-victim oriented offenses. 

(V) An offender or delinquent child is "adjudicated as being a child-victim predator" or "adjudicated a child-victim predator" if any of the following applies and if, regarding a delinquent child, that status has not been removed pursuant to section 2152.84, 2152.85, or 2950.09 of the Revised Code: 

(1) The offender or delinquent child has been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or adjudicated a delinquent child for committing, a child-victim oriented offense and, on and after July 31, 2003, is automatically classified a child-victim predator pursuant to division (A) of section 2950.091 [2950.09.1] of the Revised Code. 

(2) Regardless of when the child-victim oriented offense was committed, on or after July 31, 2003, the offender is sentenced for a child-victim oriented offense, and the sentencing judge determines pursuant to division (B) of section 2950.091 [2950.09.1] of the Revised Code that the offender is a child-victim predator. 

(3) The delinquent child is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a child-victim oriented offense, was fourteen years of age or older at the time of committing the offense, and has been classified a juvenile offender registrant based on that adjudication, and the adjudicating judge or that judge's successor in office determines pursuant to division (B) of section 2950.09 or pursuant to section 2152.82, 2152.83, 2152.84, or 2152.85 of the Revised Code that the delinquent child is a child-victim predator. 

(4) Prior to July 31, 2003, the offender was convicted of or pleaded guilty to a child-victim oriented offense, at the time of the conviction or guilty plea, the offense was considered a sexually oriented offense, on or after July 31, 2003, the offender is serving a term of imprisonment in a state correctional institution, and the court determines pursuant to division (C) of section 2950.091 [2950.09.1] of the Revised Code that the offender is a child-victim predator. 

(5) Regardless of when the child-victim oriented offense was committed, the offender or delinquent child is convicted, pleads guilty, has been convicted, pleaded guilty, or adjudicated a delinquent child in a court in another state, in a federal court, military court, or Indian tribal court, or in a court in any nation other than the United States for committing a child-victim oriented offense, as a result of that conviction, plea of guilty, or adjudication, the offender or delinquent child is required under the law of the jurisdiction in which the offender was convicted or pleaded guilty or the delinquent child was adjudicated, to register as a child-victim offender or sex offender until the offender's or delinquent child's death, and, on or after July 1, 1997, for offenders or January 1, 2002, for delinquent children the offender or delinquent child moves to and resides in this state or temporarily is domiciled in this state for more than five days or the offender is required under section 2950.041 [2950.04.1] of the Revised Code to register a school, institution of higher education, or place of employment address in this state, unless a court of common pleas or juvenile court determines that the offender or delinquent child is not a child-victim predator pursuant to division (F) of section 2950.091 [2950.09.1] of the Revised Code. 

(W) "Residential premises" means the building in which a residential unit is located and the grounds upon which that building stands, extending to the perimeter of the property. "Residential premises" includes any type of structure in which a residential unit is located, including, but not limited to, multi-unit buildings and mobile and manufactured homes. 

(X) "Residential unit" means a dwelling unit for residential use and occupancy, and includes the structure or part of a structure that is used as a home, residence, or sleeping place by one person who maintains a household or two or more persons who maintain a common household. "Residential unit" does not include a halfway house or a community-based correctional facility. 

(Y) "Multi-unit building" means a building in which is located more than twelve residential units that have entry doors that open directly into the unit from a hallway that is shared with one or more other units. A residential unit is not considered located in a multi-unit building if the unit does not have an entry door that opens directly into the unit from a hallway that is shared with one or more other units or if the unit is in a building that is not a multi-unit building as described in this division. 

(Z) "Community control sanction" has the same meaning as in section 2929.01 of the Revised Code. 

(AA) "Halfway house" and "community-based correctional facility" have the same meanings as in section 2929.01 of the Revised Code. 

(BB) "Adjudicated a sexually violent predator" has the same meaning as in section 2929.01 of the Revised Code, and a person is "adjudicated a sexually violent predator" in the same manner and the same circumstances as are described in that section. 
 

HISTORY: 146 v H 180 (Eff 1-1-97); 147 v S 111 (Eff 3-17-98); 147 v H 565 (Eff 3-30-99); 148 v H 502 (Eff 3-15-2001); 149 v S 3 (Eff 1-1-2002); 149 v S 175 (Eff 5-7-2002); 149 v H 485 (Eff 6-13-2002); 149 v H 393. Eff 7-5-2002; 149 v H 490, § 1, eff. 1-1-04; 150 v S 5, § 1, eff. 7-31-03; 150 v S 5, § 3, eff. 1-1-04; 150 v S 57, § 1, eff. 1-1-04; 150 v H 473, § 1, eff. 4-29-05.
 

Å Opening quotation mark in (H) not in enrolled version of 150 v H 473. 
 

The effective date is set by section 3 of S.B. 5. 

Analogous to former RC § 2950.01 (130 v 669; 134 v H 511), repealed 146 v H 180, § 2, eff 1-1-97.

 

Effect of Amendments

150 v H 473, effective April 29, 2005, rewrote (D)(1)(d), (D)(2)(c), and (G)(1); in (H), inserted "'specification,' designated homicide, assault, or kidnapping offense" and made related changes; in (T)(2) and (V)(4), specified the effective date as "July 31, 2003"; and added (BB). 

S.B. 57, Acts 2003, effective January 1, 2004, substituted "July 31, 2003" for "the effective date of this amendment" in (J), (L), (O), and (V)(1), (2) and (4); made a minor stylistic change in (Q)(1); inserted ""Residential unit" does not include a half-way house or community-based correctional facility" in (X); and added (AA). 

Section 3, S.B. 5, Acts 2003, effective January 1, 2004, redesignated former (P) as (Z). 

H.B. 490, Acts 2002, effective January 1, 2004, inserted "or 2929.26" in (A); substituted "under a community control sanction" for "or probation" in (F)(1); added (P). 

Section 1, S.B. 5, Acts 2003, effective July 31, 2003, rewrote the section. 

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