The clubs were once exempt from the law, but now falls under the jurisdiction of Ohio A.G.
(AP) - A new law means the Ohio Attorney General's Office will be keeping a closer eye on school booster clubs and parent-teacher organizations.
Ohio lawmakers authorized the office in August to require all boosters and PTOs handling more than $25,000 to provide annual reports, including financial records. The action came after a number of reports of the misuse of booster funds around the state.
Until now, booster groups and PTOs were exempted from state law that already required registration with the Attorney General's Office by other charitable trusts and non-profits operating in the state. But theft of booster funds has become a serious enough issue that the Ohio Attorney General's office pressed to expand the requirement for the groups.