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Brandi Slaughter
Obstructing Justice
LaRe, J. Wilkin, S.
To expand the offense of obstructing justice to include failure to follow a lawful order from a law enforcement officer or diverting a law enforcement officer's attention.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (9/8/2021; Judiciary)
Legislative Meetings
Kelly, B.
To allow committee meetings and general sessions of the House of Representatives to be conducted virtually and to declare an emergency.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Oversight (3/25/2021; CONTINUED (See separate story))
Face Coverings
Kelly, B.
To require persons to wear face coverings during general sessions and committee meetings of the House of Representatives and to declare an emergency.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Oversight (2/11/2021; CONTINUED (See separate story))
HB 74
Enacted
Transportation Budget
Oelslager, S.
To make appropriations for programs related to transportation and public safety for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2023, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of those programs.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(3/31/2021; Signed: March 31, 2021, Effective: March 31, 2021)
HB 75
Enacted
BWC Budget
Oelslager, S.
To make appropriations for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2023, to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of the Bureau's programs, and to make changes to the Workers' Compensation Law.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/29/2021; Signed: June 29, 2021, Effective: June 29, 2021)
HB 76
Enacted
IC Budget
Oelslager, S.
To make appropriations for the Industrial Commission for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2023, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of Commission programs.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/2/2021)
HB 110
Enacted
State Budget
Oelslager, S.
To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2023, to levy taxes, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/30/2021; Signed: June 30, 2021, Effective: July 1, 2021)
Death Penalty
Schmidt, J. Miller, A.
To abolish the death penalty and to modify the number of jurors that may be challenged in cases where a defendant may be sentenced to life imprisonment.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Criminal Justice (3/3/2022; CONTINUED (See separate story))
Election Laws
Seitz, B. Ray, S.
To enact the Ohio Election Security and Modernization Act to create an automated voter registration and verification system, to modify the law governing absent voting, and to make other changes to the Election Law.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Oversight (6/17/2021; CONTINUED (See separate story))
Redistricting
Hicks-Hudson, P.
To delineate the public records, public meetings, and other requirements with which the Ohio Redistricting Commission, the General Assembly, and the Legislative Task Force on Redistricting, Reapportionment, and Demographic Research must comply during the redistricting process, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in House (5/19/2021; Government Oversight)
Education Curriculum
Jones, D.
Regards the teaching of certain current events and certain concepts regarding race and sex in public schools.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House State & Local Government (9/22/2021; CONTINUED-AMENDED (See separate story))
Education Curriculum
Grendell, D. Fowler Arthur, S.
To prohibit school districts, community schools, STEM schools, and state agencies from teaching, advocating, or promoting divisive concepts.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House State & Local Government (2/16/2022; CONTINUED-SUBSTITUTE (See separate story))
Regards a proposal to reduce the abuse of prescription opioids, to establish addiction treatment facilities, to increase penalties for drug trafficking violations, to modify penalties for drug possession, to require an offender convicted of a drug possession or drug trafficking offense involving certain drugs to be subject to ten years of post-release control, to allow a criminal defendant who has a severe substance use disorder involving certain drugs to be confined by a state detoxification provider while awaiting trial, to create restitution work programs, and to make an appropriation.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Criminal Justice (4/6/2022; CONTINUED)
Benefit Eligibility
Schaffer, T.
Regarding eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Medicaid, work and education requirements for certain Medicaid recipients, requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program electronic benefit transfer cards, and eligibility for and overpayments of unemployment compensation.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Government Oversight & Reform (5/6/2021; CONTINUED-SUBSTITUTE)
SB 22
Enacted
To establish legislative oversight of the Governor's executive orders and certain public health orders, including by establishing the Ohio Health Oversight and Advisory Committee.
Text & Analysis
Veto Overridden
in House (3/24/2021; 62-35)
Veto Overridden
in Senate (3/24/2021; 23-10)
Officer Assault
Williams, S. Thomas, C.
To prohibit assault by a law enforcement officer.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary (12/7/2021; CONTINUED (See separate story))
Juneteenth Holiday
Craig, H. Brenner, A.
To establish the nineteenth of June as Juneteenth, a legal holiday for which government employees receive paid leave.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (2/24/2021; Government Oversight & Reform)
To abolish the death penalty and to modify the number of jurors that may be challenged in cases where a defendant may be sentenced to life imprisonment.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary (6/16/2021; CONTINUED (See separate story))
To declare racism a public health crisis and to ask the Governor to establish a working group to promote racial equity in Ohio.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House State & Local Government (6/23/2021; CONTINUED)
To declare racism a public health crisis and to ask the Governor to establish a working group to promote racial equity in Ohio.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (2/24/2021; Health)
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