2006 Ohio Revised Code - 4505.14. Fees for supplying title information and copies.

§ 4505.14. Fees for supplying title information and copies.

The registrar of motor vehicles, or the clerk of the court of common pleas, upon the application of any person and payment of the proper fees, may prepare and furnish lists containing title information in such form and subject to such territorial division or other classification as they may direct. The registrar or the clerk may search the records of the bureau of motor vehicles and the clerk and make reports thereof, and make copies of their title information and attestations thereof. 

Fees therefor shall be charged and collected as follows: 

(A) For lists containing three thousand titles or more, twenty-five dollars per thousand or part thereof. 

(B) For searches of the records and written reports thereof, two dollars for each name, number, or fact searched or reported on. 

(C) For copies of records and attestations thereof, two dollars per copy. The registrar and the clerk may certify copies of records generated by an automated title processing system. 

Such copies shall be taken as prima-facie evidence of the facts therein stated, in any court of the state. The registrar and the clerk shall furnish information on any title without charge to the state highway patrol, sheriffs, chiefs of police, or the attorney general. The clerk also may provide a copy of a certificate of title to a public agency without charge. 

Those fees collected by the registrar as provided in this section shall be paid to the treasurer of state to the credit of the state bureau of motor vehicles fund established in section 4501.25 of the Revised Code. Those fees collected by the clerk as provided in this section shall be paid to the certificate of title administration fund created by section 325.33 of the Revised Code. 

HISTORY: GC § 6290-7a; 117 v 726(741), § 3; Bureau of Code Revision, 10-1-53; 125 v 127 (138); 128 v 1294 (Eff 11-2-59); 129 v 381 (Eff 7-1-62); 139 v H 102 (Eff 7-1-81); 141 v H 382 (Eff 3-19-87); 142 v H 419 (Eff 7-1-87); 144 v S 144 (Eff 8-8-91); 146 v H 107 (Eff 6-30-95); 146 v H 353. Eff 9-17-96.

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