(2) In order to initiate criminal proceedings under sections 1321.51 to 1321.60 of the Revised Code, the attorney general shall first present any evidence of criminal violations to
the prosecuting attorney of the county in which the alleged offense may be prosecuted. If, within a reasonable period of time, the prosecuting attorney has not agreed
to prosecute the violations, the attorney general may proceed in the prosecution with
all the rights, privileges, and powers conferred by law on prosecuting attorneys,
including the power to appear before grand juries and to interrogate witnesses before
such grand juries.
(C) These powers of the attorney general shall be in addition to any other applicable
powers of the attorney general.
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