Bills Introduced Since 05/01/2017

 Updated 05/12/2017

HB192

VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSIONERS (MILLER A, ANIELSKI M) To permit county veterans service commissions to elect to add two members to the commission, one who is a veteran who served in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom, or subsequently in those theaters of operation, and one who is a military spouse.

HB193

DISCRIMINATION PROTECTION-FLU VACCINE (HAGAN C) To prohibit an employer from taking an adverse employment action against a person who has not been or will not be vaccinated against influenza.

HB194

LICENSE PLATE-MILITARY SERVICE (JOHNSON T, CRAIG H) To establish a program for the issuance of special license plates related to military service and awards.

HB195

TRANSPORTING DISABLED PERSONS (INGRAM C, SEITZ B) To modify the provisions concerning the transport of persons who require the use of a wheelchair or other mobility aid in nonemergency circumstances.

HB196

MONTH DESIGNATION-CHIROPRACTIC AWARENESS (LIPPS S) To designate October as "Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month."

HB197

NONEMERGENCY EMT INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT (PATTON T) To provide for insurance reimbursement for EMT services in nonemergency situations.

HB198

LOTTERY SALES PURCHASE RESTRICTION (KOEHLER K) To prohibit a lottery sales agent from accepting a credit card for the purchase of a lottery ticket.

HB199

OHIO RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING ACT (BLESSING III L) To create the Ohio Residential Mortgage Lending Act for the purpose of regulating all non-depository lending secured by residential real estate and to limit the application of the current Mortgage Loan Law to unsecured loans and loans secured by other than residential real estate.

HB200

OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM CREATION (KOEHLER K) To eliminate the Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program and Pilot Project Scholarship Program and to create the Opportunity Scholarship Program.

HB201

CONCEALED HANDGUN REGULATIONS (HOOD R, BRINKMAN T) To allow a concealed handgun licensee to carry concealed all firearms other than dangerous ordnance or firearms prohibited by state or federal law; to repeal the requirement that a licensee stopped for a law enforcement purpose promptly inform an approaching officer if the licensee is carrying a firearm and provide for expungement of convictions based on a violation of the requirement; and to provide that a person age 21 or older and not prohibited by federal law from possessing or receiving a firearm does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry a concealed firearm and is subject to the same laws regarding concealed firearm carrying as a licensee.

HB202

DAY DESIGNATION-VETERANS SUICIDE AWARENESS (THOMPSON A) To designate the first Saturday of May as "Veterans Suicide Awareness Day."

HB203

YOUTH SUMMER JOBS INITIATIVE (BARNES, JR. J) To require the Director of Development Services to establish a youth summer jobs pledging initiative to increase access to summer employment opportunities for high school and college youth.

HB204

DEPT OF GRANTS AND PHILANTHROPIC GESTURES (BARNES, JR. J) To create the Department of Grants and Philanthropic Gestures.

HB205

SENIOR HOUSING RELIEF (BARNES, JR. J) To enact the "Senior Housing Relief Act" to prohibit the sale of delinquent property tax certificates for homesteads owned for at least 20 years by a person aged 65 or older at the time of the sale and to prohibit tax foreclosure on such property when the senior homeowner has paid the current taxes in all but five or fewer taxable years.

HB206

COMMERCIAL AIRLINE AND AIR FREIGHT COMMISSION (BARNES, JR. J) To create the Commercial Airline and Air Freight Commission.

HB207

TRAFFIC PHOTO RESTRICTION-EMERGENCY SERVICES (PATTON T) To prohibit a municipal corporation or township that does not operate either a fire department or an emergency medical services organization from utilizing traffic law photo-monitoring devices.

HB208

TRAFFIC PHOTO RESTRICTION-LOW POPULATION (PATTON T) To prohibit a local authority with a population of 200 or fewer from utilizing traffic law photomonitoring devices.

HB209

TRAFFIC PHOTO RESTRICTION-TICKET LIMIT (PATTON T) To prohibit a local authority, in any year, from issuing a total number of traffic tickets based on the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices that exceeds two times the population of the local authority.

HB210

TRAFFIC PHOTO RESTRICTION-REVENUE LIMIT (PATTON T) To prohibit a local authority from deriving more than 30 per cent of the total annual revenue of the local authority from the issuance of tickets for traffic law violations based on evidence recorded by traffic law photo-monitoring devices.

HB211

OHIO HOME INSPECTOR BOARD (HUGHES J) To require the licensure of home inspectors and to create the Ohio Home Inspector Board to regulate the licensure and performance of home inspectors.

HB212

HIGHWAY DESIGNATION-STAFF SGT PAUL MARDIS JR (HOUSEHOLDER L) To designate a portion of State Route 16 in Coshocton County as the "Staff Sergeant Paul C. Mardis Jr. Memorial Highway."

HB213

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER LICENSING CHANGES (DEVER J) To change the definition of "appraisal" for purposes of the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Law, to make changes to certain procedures and the exceptions to licensure under that law, to regulate appraisal management companies, and to declare an emergency.

HB214

DOWN SYNDROME ABORTION BAN (LATOURETTE S, MERRIN D) To prohibit a person from performing, inducing, or attempting to perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant woman who is seeking the abortion because an unborn child has or may have Down Syndrome.

HB215

CREATE PAULDING COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT (RIEDEL C) To create the Paulding County Municipal Court in Paulding on January 1, 2019, to establish one fulltime judgeship in that court, to provide for the nomination of the judge by petition only, to abolish the Paulding County County Court on that date, to designate the Paulding County Clerk of Courts as the clerk of the Paulding County Municipal Court, and to provide for the election for the Paulding County Municipal Court of one full-time judge in 2018.

HB216

USED VEHICLE TRADE-IN CREDIT (HAMBLEY S, BRINKMAN T) To authorize a sales and use tax trade-in credit for purchases of used motor vehicles from a licensed dealer.

HCR9

CLAUDIA HOERIG EXTRADITION (HOLMES G) To urge the President of the United States, the United States Secretary of State, and the Congress of the United States to compel Brazil to extradite Claudia Hoerig to stand trial for the aggravated murder of her husband, Major Karl Hoerig, and to request that the United States terminate foreign aid payments to Brazil if Claudia Hoerig is not extradited.

HR74

ABOLISH CORPORATE PERSONHOOD (SMITH K, ANTONIO N) To call on legislators at the state and federal level and other communities and jurisdictions to support an amendment to the United States Constitution that would abolish corporate personhood and the doctrine of money as speech.

HR85

FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL OVERHAUL (YOUNG R) To respectfully urge Congress and President Donald Trump to amend the Federal Clean Air Act to eliminate the requirement to implement the E-Check Program and direct the Administrator of USEP A to begin new rulemaking procedures under the Administrative Procedures Act to repeal and replace the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards; to respectfully urge Congress and President Donald Trump to pass legislation to achieve improvements in air quality more efficiently while allowing companies to innovate and help the economy grow; to urge the Administrator of USEPA to alleviate burdensome requirements of the E-Check Program and the Clean Air Act if Congress and the President fail to act; and to encourage OEPA to explore alternatives to ECheck in Ohio.

HR109

HONORING ASHLAND UNIVERSITY-WOMENS BASKETBALL (KICK D) Honoring the Ashland University women's basketball team on winning the 2017 NCAA Division II Championship.

HR110

HONORING CIRRUS ROBINSON-HIGH JUMP (KICK D, BRENNER A) Honoring Cirrus Robinson as the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Champion in the high jump.

HR111

HONORING ALPHA OMEGA-ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY (HOWSE S, BOYD J) Honoring the Alpha Omega Graduate Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, on its Centennial.

HR112

HONORING NATE KEATON-WRESTLING (HOOD R, SCHERER G) Honoring Nate Keaton as a 2017 Division II State Wrestling Champion.

HR113

HONORING HILAND HIGH SCHOOL-GIRLS BASKETBALL (LANDIS A) Honoring the Hiland High School girls basketball team as the 2017 Division IV State Champion.

HR114

HONORING LARRY FLOWERS-OHIO FIRE MARSHAL (ROSENBERGER C, RYAN S) Honoring Larry L. Flowers on his retirement as the Ohio Fire Marshal.

HR116

HONORING BRIDGETTE BIBLE-SOCCER SHOOT (HOUSEHOLDER L) Honoring Bridgette Bible as a 2017 Elks National Soccer Shoot Champion.

HR117

HONORING WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MODEL UN (PERALES R) Honoring the Wright State University Model United Nations team as the 2017 Outstanding Delegation.

HR118

HONORING DEBRA BORDO-TEACHER OF THE YEAR (HAGAN C) Honoring Debra Bordo as the 2017 Ohio District 8 Teacher of the Year.

HR119

35TH DISTRICT VACANCY-TAVIA GALONSKI (ROSENBERGER C) Relative to the election of Tavia Galonski to fill the vacancy in the membership of the House of Representatives created by the resignation of Greta Johnson of the 35th House District.

SB141

PAULDING COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT (HITE C) To create the Paulding County Municipal Court in Paulding on January 1, 2019, to establish one full-time judgeship in that court, to provide for the nomination of the judge by petition only, to abolish the Paulding County County Court on that date, to designate the Paulding County Clerk of Courts as the clerk of the Paulding County Municipal Court, and to provide for the election for the Paulding County Municipal Court of one full-time judge in 2018.

SB142

CARRYING CONCEALED FIREARMS (JORDAN K) To allow a concealed handgun licensee to carry concealed all firearms other than dangerous ordnance or firearms that state or federal law prohibits the person from possessing and to provide that a person 21 years of age or older and not prohibited by federal law from possessing or receiving a firearm does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry or have a concealed firearm and is subject to the same laws regarding concealed firearm carrying as a concealed handgun licensee.

SB143

DAY DESIGNATION-ATAXIA AWARENESS (EKLUND J) To designate September 25 as "International Ataxia Awareness Day" in Ohio.

SB144

STATE REHABILITATION SERVICES CONSOLIDATION (BURKE D) To abolish the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Commission, Consumer Advisory Committee, and Governor's Council on People with Disabilities and to establish a state rehabilitation services council known as the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Council.

SB145

DISMEMBERMENT ABORTIONS BAN (HUFFMAN M) To criminalize and create a civil action for dismemberment abortions.

SB146

HIGHWAY DESIGNATION-LAWRENCE GEORGE STAPLETON (YUKO K) To designate a portion of I-90 in Euclid as the "Army Specialist 4 Lawrence George Stapleton Memorial Highway."

SB147

OHIO RURAL JOBS ACT (HITE C) To enact the "Ohio Rural Jobs Act" which authorizes a nonrefundable tax credit for insurance companies that invest in rural business growth funds, which are certified to provide capital to rural and agricultural businesses.

SB148

ACCIDENT REPORT CONTACT INFORMATION (KUNZE S, HUFFMAN M) To require an accident report to indicate whether any person involved in the accident wishes to be contacted for commercial solicitation purposes, to prohibit any person from using the information contained in an accident report for those purposes with regard to a person who did not agree to be contacted, and to allow a person to submit emergency contact information upon vehicle registration for inclusion in the next of kin database.

SB149

ELECTION POLLING PLACES-SCHOOLS (LAROSE F) Regarding the use of a school district building as a polling place for elections.

SCR6

CLAUDIA HOERIG EXTRADITION-BRAZIL (O'BRIEN S) To urge the President of the United Sates, the United States Secretary of State, and the Congress of the United States to compel Brazil to extradite Claudia Hoerig to stand trial for the aggravated murder of her husband, Major Karl Hoerig, and to request that the United States terminate foreign aid payments to Brazil if Claudia Hoerig is not extradited.

SR136

HONORING TIMOTHY ADAMS (O'BRIEN S) In memory of Timothy Allen Adams.

SR137

HONORING OHIO STATE MEN'S GYMNASTICS (KUNZE S) Honoring The Ohio State University men's gymnastics team on securing the 2017 Big Ten Conference Championship.

SR138

HONORING RHONDA PEEPLES-PRINCIPAL (TAVARES C) Honoring Rhonda Peeples on being named Ohio’s 2017 National Distinguished Principal.

SR139

HONORING WEST JEFFERSON COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING (HACKETT R) Honoring the West Jefferson High School competitive cheerleading squad as the 2017 OASSA Division IV Mount State Champion.

SR140

HONORING SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH (HOTTINGER J) Honoring Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on its One Hundredth Anniversary.