Ohio Revised Code § 2305.42 - Identifying Devices.

(A) A person who suffers from epilepsy, diabetes, a cardiac condition, or any other type of illness that causes temporary blackouts, semiconscious periods, or complete unconsciousness, or who suffers from a condition requiring specific medication or medical treatment, is allergic to certain medications or items used in medical treatment, wears contact lenses, has religious objections to certain forms of medication or medical treatment, or is unable to communicate coherently or effectively in the English language, is authorized and encouraged to wear an identifying device.

(B) Any person may carry an identification card.

(C) By wearing an identifying device a person gives his consent for any law enforcement officer or medical practitioner who finds him in a disabled condition to make a reasonable search of his clothing or other effects for an identification card.

Effective Date: 09-30-1976

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