Legislative Update

Updated 03/07/2019

HB112 TAX REMITTANCE-BAD DEBTS
(SCHAFFER T) To allow vendors to receive a refund of sales tax remitted for certain bad debts charged off as uncollectible by credit account lenders.

HB113 TOWING SPOTTERS
(PATTON T) To prohibit a towing service from employing or compensating spotters.

HB114 EITC INCOME RESTRICTION
(SKINDELL M, CRAWLEY E) To remove the income restriction on the earned income tax credit and to make the credit refundable.

HB115 REGULATOR RESTRICTION REDUCTION
(RIEDEL C, ROEMER B) To require certain agencies to reduce the number of regulator restrictions and to amend the versions of sections 106.021 and 106.03 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect August 18, 2019, to continue the provision of this act on and after that effective date.

HB116 TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH
(BRINKMAN T) To make an appropriation related to transportation planning and research.

HB117 DAY DESIGNATION-FRANK ROBINSON
(UPCHURCH T) To designate August 31 as "Frank Robinson Day."

HB118 SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION
(MANNING D) Regarding student transportation to and from school.

HB119 LOCAL CONTROL-TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
(STOLTZFUS R) To grant municipal and county courts original and exclusive jurisdiction over any civil action concerning a traffic law violation, to modify certain requirements governing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices by a local authority, and to make corrective changes to the distracted driving and texting-while-driving law.

HB120 MONTH DESIGNATION-HANK KABEL SARCOMA
(SCHAFFER T) To designate July as "Hank Kabel Sarcoma Awareness Month."

HB121 TAX CREDIT-CLASSROOM MATERIALS
(SCHAFFER T) To allow a credit against the personal income tax for amounts spent by teachers for instructional materials.

HB122 OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(KOEHLER K) To eliminate the Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program and Pilot Project Scholarship Program and to create the Opportunity Scholarship Program.

HB123 SCHOOL SAFETY TRAINING
(HOLMES G, MANNING G) With regard to school security and youth suicide awareness education and training.

HR36 HONORING MATT BERTRAM
(EDWARDS J) Honoring Matt Bertram as a 2019 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl selection.

HR39 DAY DESIGNATION-HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS
(GALONSKI T) Recognizing January 11, 2019 as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

HR40 HONORING THE LORAIN KIWANIS CLUB-CENTENNIAL
(MANNING G) Honoring the Lorain Kiwanis Club on its One Hundredth Anniversary

HR41 HONORING THE ELYRIA KIWANIS CLUB-CENTENNIAL
(MANNING G) Honoring the Elyria Kiwanis Club on its One Hundredth Anniversary

HR42 CONGRATULATING THE MEDINA HIGH SCHOOL-BOYS SOCCER
(HAMBLEY S) Congratulating the Medina High School boys soccer team on winning the 2018 Division I State Championship.

HR43 HONORING CRESTLINE ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL-SESQUICENTENNIAL
(MCCLAIN R) Honoring Crestline St. Joseph Catholic School on its Sesquicentennial

HR44 HONORING PADUA FRANCISCAN HIGH SCHOOL-FIGURE SKATING
(CROSSMAN J, PATTON T) Honoring the Padua Franciscan High School figure skating team as the 2019 State Champion.

HR45 IN MEMORY-THOMAS SEESE
(HOUSEHOLDER L) In memory of Thomas M. Seese.

HR46 HONORING LORA CURRENT-2019 OHIO FAIRS' QUEEN.
(VITALE N) Honoring Lora Current on being named the 2019 Ohio Fairs' Queen.

HR47 HONORING ERIKA KEATON
(SMITH R) Honoring Erika Keaton as the 2018 Multi-Family Housing National Family Housing Site Manager of the Year.

HR48 ELECTION OF HOUSE CLERK
(BUTLER, JR. J) Relative to the election of the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

SB72 FIREWORKS LAW
(BURKE D) To revise the Fireworks Law.

SB73 PEDESTRIANS IN CROSSWALKS
(BRENNER A) To alter the law governing yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks.

SB74 LICENSE PLATE-SUICIDE PREVENTION
(O'BRIEN S, RULLI M) To create the "American Foundation for Suicide Prevention" license plate.

SB75 PROHIBIT NONCOMPETE PROVISIONS-BROADCASTING
(WILLIAMS S) To prohibit the use of noncompete provisions in employment contracts in the broadcasting industry.

SB76 TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK
(LEHNER P, MAHARATH T) To designate the first week of May as "Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week."

SB77 WOMEN VETERANS' DAY
(HOAGLAND F, WILLIAMS S) To designate June 12 as "Women Veterans' Day."

SB78 PROHIBIT SMOKING IN VEHICLE WITH CHILD
(MAHARATH T) To prohibit smoking in a motor vehicle if a child under six is a passenger.

SB79 ROAD DESIGNATIONS-JUDGE ROBERT DUNCAN
(MAHARATH T) To designate a portion of the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Franklin County as the "Judge Robert Duncan Memorial Highway."

SB80 DIAPER NEED AWARENESS WEEK
(MAHARATH T) To designate the last week of September as "Diaper Need Awareness Week."

SB81 PROHIBIT USE OF SECLUSION IN SCHOOLS
(MAHARATH T) To prohibit the use of seclusion in public schools.

SB82 CESAR E. CHAVEZ DAY
(MAHARATH T) To designate March 31 as "Cesar E. Chavez Day" in Ohio.

SB83 RAMP DESIGNATION-G. THOMAS TURNER
(MAHARATH T) To designate the entrance ramp from West Broad Street onto Interstate Highway 70 in Franklin County as the "G. Thomas Turner, Sr. I-70 East Entrance Ramp."

SB84 ARMED FORCES PARENTS
(MAHARATH T) To allow an individual enrolling a student to voluntarily state if student's parent or guardian is a member of the Armed Forces.

SB85 SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMITS
(MAHARATH T) To establish signage requirements for indicating school zones for speed limit purposes, and to make an appropriation.

SB86 UTILITY SERVICE RESELLERS
(MAHARATH T) To regulate certain resellers of utility service.

SB87 IDENTIFICATION CARDS
(MAHARATH T) To allow any veteran and any unemployed mobility impaired person to obtain a free identification card that is valid for eight years.

SB88 CULTURAL COMPENTENCY-HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
(MAHARATH T) To require certain health care professionals to complete instruction in cultural competency.

SB89 CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION
(HUFFMAN M) With regard to career-technical education and the compensation of joint vocational school districts located in enterprise zones.

SB90 INCREASE STATE MINIMUM WAGE
(THOMAS C, CRAIG H) To increase the state minimum wage and to allow municipalities, townships, and counties to establish higher minimum wage requirements.

SCR2 SIDE GUARDS-COMMERCIAL TRUCKS
(YUKO K, O'BRIEN S) To urge Congress to enact legislation requiring commercial trucks to use side guards and establishing side guard technical specifications.

SR39 HONORING ARYTON GRIM-MICRO SWIFT
(KUNZE S) Honoring Aryton Grim as a 2018 Micro Swift National Champion

SR40 HONORING AMERICAN LEGION POST 202-CENTENNIAL
(OBHOF L) Honoring American Legion Post 202 on its Centennial

SR41 URGE CONGRESS-ENACT BORN-ALIVE ABORTION SURVIVORS PROTECTION ACT
(HUFFMAN M, OBHOF L) To urge the Congress of the United States, as expeditiously as possible, to enact a Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

SR42 HONORING COLONEL PAUL A. PRIDE-RETIREMENT
(OBHOF L) Honoring Colonel Paul A. Pride on his retirement as superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol

SR43 HONORING UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-ANNIVERSARY
(THOMAS C) Honoring the University of Cincinnati on its Two Hundredth Anniversary.

SR44 HONORING SHELBY COUNTY-BICENTENNIAL
(HUFFMAN M) Honoring Shelby County on its Bicentennial

SR45 HONORING BETHANY E. SANDERS
(YUKO K) Honoring Bethany E. Sanders for outstanding service to the State of Ohio

 

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This information compiled by:
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