2016 Ohio Revised Code
Title [29] XXIX CRIMES - PROCEDURE
Chapter 2901 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section 2901.24 - Personal liability for organizational conduct.

Ohio Rev Code § 2901.24 (2016) What's This?

(A) An officer, agent, or employee of an organization as defined in section 2901.23 of the Revised Code may be prosecuted for an offense committed by such organization, if he acts with the kind of culpability required for the commission of the offense, and any of the following apply:

(1) In the name of the organization or in its behalf, he engages in conduct constituting the offense, or causes another to engage in such conduct, or tolerates such conduct when it is of a type for which he has direct responsibility;

(2) He has primary responsibility to discharge a duty imposed on the organization by law, and such duty is not discharged.

(B) When a person is convicted of an offense by reason of this section, he is subject to the same penalty as if he had acted in his own behalf.

Effective Date: 01-01-1974

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