Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
(A) An official publisher of legal material in an electronic record that is designated as official under section 149.22 of the Revised Code shall authenticate the record. To authenticate an electronic record, the publisher shall provide a method for a user to determine that the record received by the user from the publisher is unaltered from the official record published by the publisher.
(B) Legal material in an electronic record that is authenticated under division (A) of this section is presumed to be an accurate copy of the legal material.
(C) If another state has adopted a law substantially similar to sections 149.21 to 149.27 of the Revised Code, legal material in an electronic record that is designated as official and authenticated by the official publisher in that state is presumed to be an accurate copy of the legal material.
(D) A party that contests the authentication of legal material in an electronic record authenticated under division (A) of this section has the burden of proving by a preponderance of the evidence that the record is not authentic.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Ohio Revised Code Title I. State Government § 149.23 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/oh/title-i-state-government/oh-rev-code-sect-149-23/
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.