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Legislative Report July 22, 2024
Prepared by: Mary Wachtel
My Tracked Bills
Bill Information
PROPERTY, INCOME TAX CHANGES
(MATHEWS A)

To modify the law regarding property taxation and income tax rates.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/25/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Seventh Hearing)

4/18/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Sixth Hearing)

3/28/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Fifth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Fourth Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

ADOPTION MODERNIZATION
(RAY S, BAKER R)

To modernize adoption laws.

  ALL BILL STATUS

12/6/2023 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

9/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

6/27/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 95-0

6/27/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/20/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Families and Aging, (Third Hearing)

6/13/2023 - House Families and Aging, (Second Hearing)

6/6/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Families and Aging, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Families and Aging

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

PARENTAL NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(SWEARINGEN D, CARRUTHERS S)

To enact the Parents' Bill of Rights to require public schools to adopt a policy on parental notification on student health and well-being and instructional materials with sexuality content and to amend the version of section 3314.03 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that effective date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/26/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, Senate Education, (Fourth Hearing)

4/23/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, Senate Education, (Third Hearing)

12/12/2023 - Senate Education, (Second Hearing)

12/5/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, Senate Education, (First Hearing)

9/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Education

6/21/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 65-29

6/21/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/14/2023 - Informally Passed

6/14/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/13/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Primary and Secondary Education, (Sixth Hearing)

6/6/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Primary and Secondary Education, (Fifth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - House Primary and Secondary Education, (Fourth Hearing)

4/25/2023 - House Primary and Secondary Education, (Second Hearing)

4/18/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Primary and Secondary Education, (Second Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Primary and Secondary Education, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Primary and Secondary Education

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
(MANNING G, LIGHTBODY M)

To establish the Grow Your Own Teacher Program, to establish a loan repayment program for eligible teachers, to make changes to teacher licensing and professional development, and to make an appropriation.

  ALL BILL STATUS

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Primary and Secondary Education

2/15/2023 - Introduced

CHILD CUSTODY
(CREECH R, JOHN M)

Regarding the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities to grant substantially equal time and responsibility for a child; and to amend the versions of sections 3109.53 and 3119.01 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on April 3, 2024, and the version of section 5153.16 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after those dates.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/14/2024 - House Families and Aging, (Sixth Hearing)

11/28/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Families and Aging, (Fourth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Families and Aging, (Third Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Families and Aging, (Second Hearing)

3/7/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Families and Aging, (First Hearing)

2/21/2023 - Re-Referred to Committee

2/21/2023 - House Civil Justice, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Civil Justice

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

FY24-25 OPERATING BUDGET
(EDWARDS J)

To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2025, to levy taxes, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.

  ALL BILL STATUS

1/24/2024 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; Senate Overrides Veto, Vote 24-8

1/24/2024 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; According to the Senate Majority Caucus, the Senate will consider overriding the governor's veto on a provision regarding sale of tobacco and alternative nicotine products.

12/13/2023 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; House Overrides Veto, Vote 60-31

7/3/2023 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. immediately

6/30/2023 - Consideration of Conference Committee Report; House Accepts Conference Committee Report, Vote 67-30

6/30/2023 - Consideration of Conference Committee Report; Senate Accepts Conference Committee Report, Vote 25-6

6/30/2023 - Consideration of Conference Committee Report

6/30/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, , (Second Hearing)

6/29/2023 - , (Second Hearing)

6/29/2023 - , (Second Hearing)

6/28/2023 - , (Second Hearing)

6/22/2023 - , (First Hearing)

6/21/2023 - Senate Appoints Managers; Senate Insists on Its Amendments - M. Dolan, J. Cirino & V. Sykes named as Senate Conferees.

6/21/2023 - House Appoints Managers; J. Edwards, J. LaRe & B. Sweeney Named as House Conferees

6/21/2023 - Consideration of Senate Amendments; House Does Not Concur, Vote 23-71

6/21/2023 - Consideration of Senate Amendments

6/15/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 24-7

6/15/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/14/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, Senate Finance, (Eleventh Hearing)

6/9/2023 - Senate Finance, (Eleventh Hearing)

6/8/2023 - Senate Finance, (Tenth Hearing)

6/7/2023 - Senate Finance, (Ninth Hearing)

6/6/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED & AMENDED, Senate Finance, (Eighth Hearing)

5/31/2023 - Senate Finance, (Seventh Hearing)

5/30/2023 - Senate Finance, (Sixth Hearing)

5/25/2023 - Senate Finance, (Fifth Hearing)

5/18/2023 - Senate Finance, (Fourth Hearing)

5/16/2023 - Senate Finance, (Third Hearing)

5/11/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Sixth Hearing)

5/11/2023 - Senate Medicaid, (Third Hearing)

5/10/2023 - Senate Education, (Eighth Hearing)

5/10/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Sixth Hearing)

5/10/2023 - Senate General Government, (Sixth Hearing)

5/10/2023 - Senate Health, (Sixth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fifth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate Education, (Seventh Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Fifth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate General Government, (Fifth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate Health, (Fifth Hearing)

5/4/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

5/4/2023 - Senate Medicaid, (Second Hearing)

5/4/2023 - Senate Education, (Sixth Hearing)

5/3/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Finance

5/3/2023 - Senate General Government, (Fourth Hearing)

5/3/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Fourth Hearing)

5/3/2023 - Senate Health, (Fourth Hearing)

5/3/2023 - Senate Education, (Fifth Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Third Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Senate General Government, (Third Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Senate Health, (Third Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Third Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Senate Education, (Fourth Hearing)

4/27/2023 - Senate Medicaid, (First Hearing)

4/27/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

4/27/2023 - Senate Education, (First Hearing)

4/26/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 78-19

4/26/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

4/26/2023 - Senate General Government, (Second Hearing)

4/26/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Second Hearing)

4/26/2023 - Senate Health, (Second Hearing)

4/26/2023 - Senate Education, (Second Hearing)

4/25/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, House Finance, (Tenth Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate General Government, (First Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (First Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate Health, (First Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (First Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate Education, (First Hearing)

4/20/2023 - House Finance, (Ninth Hearing)

4/19/2023 - House Finance, (Eighth Hearing)

4/19/2023 - Senate Finance, (First Hearing)

4/18/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Finance, (Seventh Hearing)

4/18/2023 - Senate Finance, (First Hearing)

3/30/2023 - House Finance, (Sixth Hearing)

3/29/2023 - House Finance, (Fifth Hearing)

3/28/2023 - House Finance Infrastructure and American Rescue Plan Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

3/28/2023 - House Finance, (Fourth Hearing)

3/28/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Ninth Hearing)

3/23/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Eleventh Hearing)

3/23/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Seventeenth Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Tenth Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Sixteenth Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Eleventh Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Finance Transportation Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Finance Infrastructure and American Rescue Plan Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Ninth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Fifteenth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Eighth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Tenth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (Sixth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Transportation Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House Finance Infrastructure and American Rescue Plan Subcommittee, (Second Hearing)

3/16/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

3/16/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Fourteenth Hearing)

3/16/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Eighth Hearing)

3/15/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

3/15/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Ninth Hearing)

3/15/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Thirteenth Hearing)

3/15/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Seventh Hearing)

3/15/2023 - House Finance Transportation Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Eighth Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Seventh Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Twelfth Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Infrastructure and American Rescue Plan Subcommittee, (First Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Sixth Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Seventh Hearing)

3/14/2023 - House Finance Transportation Subcommittee, (Second Hearing)

3/9/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Eleventh Hearing)

3/9/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

3/8/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Tenth Hearing)

3/8/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (Second Hearing)

3/8/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Seventh Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Ninth Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Sixth Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Sixth Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Finance Transportation Subcommittee, (First Hearing)

3/2/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Eighth Hearing)

3/2/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

3/1/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

3/1/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Seventh Hearing)

3/1/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Sixth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Finance Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, (First Hearing)

2/23/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Fifth Hearing)

2/22/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

2/22/2023 - House Finance Public Safety Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

2/22/2023 - House Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee, (Fourth Hearing)

2/22/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

2/21/2023 - House Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, (Third Hearing)

2/21/2023 - House Finance Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, (Second Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Finance

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

JURY DUTY - BREAST-FEEDING EXCEPTION
(KLOPFENSTEIN R, KING A)

To permit a prospective juror who is a mother who is breast-feeding to be excused from jury service.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/23/2024 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 90 days

4/10/2024 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 30-0

4/10/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

4/10/2024 - REPORTED OUT, Senate Judiciary, (Third Hearing)

1/24/2024 - Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

9/27/2023 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

9/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

6/27/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 95-0

6/27/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

3/14/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Civil Justice, (Fourth Hearing)

3/7/2023 - House Civil Justice, (Third Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Civil Justice, (Second Hearing)

2/21/2023 - House Civil Justice, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Civil Justice

2/15/2023 - Introduced

ELIMINATE LIMITATIONS PERIOD - CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
(SEITZ B, MIRANDA J)

To enact the Scout's Honor Law to eliminate the limitations period for a civil action based on a claim of childhood sexual abuse only for purposes of filing claims against a bankruptcy estate of an organization chartered under federal law; to provide with respect to sex offenders and childvictim offenders who committed their offense prior to January 1, 2008, mechanisms for reclassifying or classifying the offenders in specified circumstances under the SORN Law in effect prior to that date; to subsequently amend section 2305.111 of the Revised Code five years after the effective date of that section to remove the described elimination of the limitations period; and to declare an emergency.

  ALL BILL STATUS

10/12/2023 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. immediately

10/12/2023 - Sent to Governor for Signature

10/11/2023 - Consideration of Senate Amendments; House Does Concur, Vote 88-0; Emergency Clause 88-0

9/27/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 31-0, Emergency Clause 31-0

9/27/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

9/27/2023 - REPORTED OUT, Senate Judiciary, (Third Hearing)

9/20/2023 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

6/21/2023 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

4/19/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

3/29/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 95-0

3/29/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

3/14/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Civil Justice, (Fourth Hearing)

3/7/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Civil Justice, (Third Hearing)

2/28/2023 - House Civil Justice, (Second Hearing)

2/21/2023 - House Civil Justice, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Civil Justice

2/15/2023 - Introduced

SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH DAYS
(BLACKSHEAR W, MIRANDA J)

To allow school districts to permit students to take up to three mental health days away from school each school year.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/25/2023 - House Primary and Secondary Education, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Primary and Secondary Education

2/15/2023 - Introduced

REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT
(SKINDELL M, ISAACSOHN D)

To make the earned income tax credit partially refundable.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/9/2023 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

2/15/2023 - Introduced

Position

Monitor

GENDER SERVICES FOR MINORS, SINGLE-SEX SPORTS TEAMS
(CLICK G)

To enact the Saving Ohio Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act regarding gender transition services for minors, and to enact the Save Women's Sports Act to require schools, state institutions of higher education, and private colleges to designate separate single-sex teams and sports for each sex.

  ALL BILL STATUS

1/24/2024 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; Senate Overrides Veto, Vote 24-8

1/24/2024 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; According to the Senate Majority Caucus, the Senate will consider overriding the governor's veto.

1/10/2024 - Consideration of Governor's Veto; House Overrides Veto, Vote 65-28

12/29/2023 - VETOED BY GOVERNOR

12/13/2023 - Consideration of Senate Amendments; House Does Concur, Vote 62-27

12/13/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 24-8

12/13/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

12/13/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, Senate Government Oversight, (Fourth Hearing)

12/6/2023 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Government Oversight, (Third Hearing)

11/28/2023 - Senate Government Oversight, (Second Hearing)

11/15/2023 - Senate Government Oversight, (First Hearing)

9/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight

6/21/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 64-28

6/21/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/14/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED & REPORTED OUT, House Public Health Policy, (Fourth Hearing)

5/24/2023 - House Public Health Policy, (Third Hearing)

4/26/2023 - House Public Health Policy, (Second Hearing)

4/19/2023 - House Public Health Policy, (First Hearing)

2/28/2023 - Referred to Committee House Public Health Policy

2/27/2023 - Introduced

Position

Oppose

STATE IT SYSTEMS
(HALL T, LIGHTBODY M)

Regarding the state's information technology systems and shared services.

  ALL BILL STATUS

1/23/2024 - Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (Second Hearing)

12/5/2023 - Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (First Hearing)

11/15/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Financial Institutions and Technology

10/11/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 80-0

10/11/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/27/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House State and Local Government, (Fourth Hearing)

6/13/2023 - House State and Local Government, (Third Hearing)

6/6/2023 - House State and Local Government, (Second Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House State and Local Government, (First Hearing)

2/28/2023 - Referred to Committee House State and Local Government

2/27/2023 - Introduced

DATA STORAGE
(HALL T, WHITE A)

To modify the law governing data storage and notifications issued by state agencies, and to amend the version of section 3951.03 of the Revised Code scheduled to take effect on December 29, 2023, to continue the changes on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/21/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight

6/14/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 94-1

6/14/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

5/2/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House State and Local Government, (Fifth Hearing)

4/25/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House State and Local Government, (Fourth Hearing)

4/18/2023 - House State and Local Government, (Third Hearing)

3/28/2023 - House State and Local Government, (Second Hearing)

3/21/2023 - House State and Local Government, (First Hearing)

2/28/2023 - Referred to Committee House State and Local Government

2/27/2023 - Introduced

LICENSE MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANTS
(PAVLIGA G)

To license certified mental health assistants and to amend the version of section 4755.48 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect December 29, 2023, to continue the change on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

11/14/2023 - House Health Provider Services, (Second Hearing)

6/20/2023 - House Health Provider Services, (Second Hearing)

5/23/2023 - House Health Provider Services, (First Hearing)

3/14/2023 - Referred to Committee House Health Provider Services

3/7/2023 - Introduced

NEWBORN SAFETY INCUBATORS
(SCHMIDT J, MATHEWS A)

To revise the law governing newborn safety incubators.

  ALL BILL STATUS

3/22/2023 - Referred to Committee House Public Health Policy

3/14/2023 - Introduced

DETRANS AWARENESS DAY
(CLICK G)

To designate March 12th as "Detrans Awareness Day."

  ALL BILL STATUS

3/22/2023 - Referred to Committee House State and Local Government

3/14/2023 - Introduced

EXEMPT BABY PRODUCTS FROM SALES TAX
(SANTUCCI N, MILLER M)

To exempt certain baby products from sales and use tax.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/13/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Ways and Means, (Fourth Hearing)

6/6/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

5/23/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

4/25/2023 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

3/22/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

3/16/2023 - Introduced

EXPAND INTIMIDATION OFFENSES
(PAVLIGA G, MILLER A)

To expand intimidation offenses to include guardians ad litem and court-appointed special advocates and to designate May 1st as "Court-Appointed Special Advocates Appreciation Day."

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/26/2024 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

9/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

6/21/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 64-28

6/21/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/13/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Criminal Justice, (Fifth Hearing)

6/6/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Criminal Justice, (Fourth Hearing)

5/23/2023 - House Criminal Justice, (Third Hearing)

5/2/2023 - House Criminal Justice, (Second Hearing)

4/18/2023 - House Criminal Justice, (First Hearing)

3/28/2023 - Referred to Committee House Criminal Justice

3/21/2023 - Introduced

COVERAGE OF CERTAIN PEDIATRIC DISORDERS
(YOUNG B, YOUNG T)

To require health plan issuers and the Medicaid program to cover treatments and services related to Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/3/2023 - House Insurance, (First Hearing)

4/18/2023 - Referred to Committee House Insurance

3/28/2023 - Introduced

AUTISM REPORTING
(LIPPS S)

To require data collection, reporting, and outreach regarding applied behavior analysis for children with autism who are Medicaid enrollees.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/23/2024 - House Behavioral Health, (First Hearing)

12/12/2023 - House Behavioral Health, (First Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Referred to Committee House Behavioral Health

4/25/2023 - Introduced

FOSTER-TO-COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(JARRELLS D, SEITZ B)

To establish the Foster-to-College Scholarship Program, to require the Department of Education to hire a full-time school foster care liaison, and to make an appropriation for the Foster-to-College Scholarship Program.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/25/2024 - Referred to Committee Senate Finance

6/12/2024 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 85-5

6/12/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

5/21/2024 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, House Finance, (Fourth Hearing)

10/11/2023 - House Finance, (Third Hearing)

10/4/2023 - House Finance, (Second Hearing)

9/26/2023 - House Finance, (First Hearing)

6/20/2023 - Re-Referred to Committee

6/13/2023 - Re-Referred to Committee

6/7/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

5/24/2023 - House Higher Education, (First Hearing)

5/2/2023 - Referred to Committee House Higher Education

5/1/2023 - Introduced

REQUIRE SECURE STORAGE OF FIREARMS
(MIRANDA J, BREWER D)

To require secure storage of firearms, to authorize an income tax credit for the purchase of firearm storage and locking devices, to name this act the Keep Every Home Safe Act, and to make an appropriation.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/6/2023 - House Government Oversight, (First Hearing)

5/23/2023 - Referred to Committee House Government Oversight

5/16/2023 - Introduced

CROWN ACT
(BRENT J, CALLENDER J)

To enact the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act to prohibit discrimination by a public school against an individual based on hair texture and protective hair styles and to amend the version of section 3314.03 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that effective date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/25/2024 - Referred to Committee Senate Education

6/12/2024 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Amended on Floor, Bill Vote 83-8

6/12/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/4/2024 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, House Civil Justice, (Fifth Hearing)

5/14/2024 - House Civil Justice, (Fourth Hearing)

6/20/2023 - House Civil Justice, (Third Hearing)

6/13/2023 - House Civil Justice, (Second Hearing)

6/6/2023 - House Civil Justice, (First Hearing)

5/23/2023 - Referred to Committee House Civil Justice

5/22/2023 - Introduced

SINGLE-SEX BATHROOMS
(LEAR B, BIRD A)

To enact the Protect All Students Act regarding single-sex bathroom access in primary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education and to amend the version of section 3314.03 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/10/2024 - REPORTED OUT, House Higher Education, (Fifth Hearing)

1/10/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

12/6/2023 - House Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

10/18/2023 - House Higher Education, (Third Hearing)

10/11/2023 - House Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

10/4/2023 - House Higher Education, (First Hearing)

6/7/2023 - Referred to Committee House Higher Education

5/23/2023 - Introduced

SALES TAX EXEMPTION - FIREARMS
(CUTRONA A)

To exempt from the sales and use tax the sale of certain firearms and ammunition and to authorize refundable tax credits for small arms and ammunition manufacturing projects.

  ALL BILL STATUS

10/3/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

9/26/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

9/19/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

6/7/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

5/30/2023 - Introduced

BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK
(BRENT J, WHITE A)

To designate the week of April 11 to April 17 as "Black Maternal Health Week."

  ALL BILL STATUS

12/13/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Health

12/6/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 90-0

12/6/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

11/15/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Public Health Policy, (Third Hearing)

11/1/2023 - House Public Health Policy, (Second Hearing)

10/11/2023 - House Public Health Policy, (First Hearing)

6/7/2023 - Referred to Committee House Public Health Policy

5/30/2023 - Introduced

NURSE STAFFING, STUDENT LOANS
(GHANBARI H, ROGERS E)

To require hospitals to establish registered nurse staffing plans that protect patient safety, to create the Nursing Student Loan-to-Grant Program, and to make an appropriation.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/7/2024 - House Health Provider Services, (First Hearing)

10/3/2023 - Referred to Committee House Health Provider Services

10/2/2023 - Introduced

THRIVING FAMILIES TAX CREDIT
(WEINSTEIN C, MCNALLY L)

To authorize the refundable thriving families tax credit for certain income taxpayers with dependents who are minor children.

  ALL BILL STATUS

10/10/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

10/3/2023 - Introduced

JUVENILE COURT TRANSFERS
(BIRD A, WILLIAMS J)

To remove the option for the juvenile court to transfer a proceeding against a juvenile to the county where the juvenile resides.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/14/2024 - House Criminal Justice, (Third Hearing)

12/5/2023 - House Criminal Justice, (Second Hearing)

11/28/2023 - House Criminal Justice, (First Hearing)

11/14/2023 - Referred to Committee House Criminal Justice

10/30/2023 - Introduced

ACE STUDY COMMISSION
(BAKER R, CARRUTHERS S)

To establish the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Commission.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/11/2024 - Referred to Committee Senate Health

5/22/2024 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 89-5

5/22/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

5/7/2024 - REPORTED OUT, House Behavioral Health, (Third Hearing)

4/23/2024 - BILL AMENDED, House Behavioral Health, (Second Hearing)

12/12/2023 - House Behavioral Health, (First Hearing)

12/6/2023 - Referred to Committee House Behavioral Health

12/4/2023 - Introduced

EXPAND PROPERTY TAX HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS
(LOYCHIK M)

To modify and expand property tax homestead exemptions, to gradually reduce school districts' 20-mill floor, and to modify the formula for determining farmland's current agricultural use value.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/2/2024 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

3/12/2024 - Introduced

WORKFORCE ASSISTANCE AFTER PUBLIC BENEFITS
(JARRELLS D, WILLIAMS J)

To establish the 'A HAND UP' pilot program, to designate this act as the Actionable Help And New Dignity for Upward Progression (A HAND UP) Act, and to make an appropriation.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/8/2024 - House Finance, (First Hearing)

4/2/2024 - Referred to Committee House Finance

3/27/2024 - Introduced

EMERGENCY PLACEMENT FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN
(PAVLIGA G)

To create a streamlined licensure process for emergency placement facilities for children and to require the Ohio Family and Children First Cabinet Council to work with stakeholders to develop treatment and placement solutions for children with developmental or intellectual challenges and high acuity behaviors.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/11/2024 - REPORTED OUT, House Families and Aging, (Fourth Hearing)

6/4/2024 - House Families and Aging, (Third Hearing)

5/21/2024 - House Families and Aging, (Second Hearing)

5/14/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Families and Aging, (First Hearing)

5/7/2024 - Referred to Committee House Families and Aging

4/30/2024 - Introduced

OHIO WORKS FIRST SUPPORT PAYMENTS
(LISTON B, MCCLAIN R)

Regarding the pass-through of support payments under the Ohio Works First program.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/25/2024 - House Government Oversight, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Government Oversight

5/15/2024 - Introduced

SUPPORT FOR FUTURE EDUCATORS
(BRENNAN S)

Too enact the Future Educators Support Act regarding financial support for student teachers, teaching as an in-demand job, and school district staffing surveys.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Primary and Secondary Education

5/15/2024 - Introduced

PREGNANCY, PARENTING PROGRAM FUNDS
(SOMANI A, GRIM M)

To amend Section 307.135 of H.B. 33 of the 135th General Assembly regarding funding provided through the Ohio pregnancy and parenting program and to amend the versions of sections 5101.35, 5101.80, 5101.801, 5101.804, and 5153.16 and to amend, for the purpose of adopting a new section number as indicated in parentheses, the version of section 5101.804 (5101.91) of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/18/2024 - House Finance, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Finance

5/15/2024 - Introduced

TAX CREDITS FOR EMPLOYER-PROVIDED CHILD CARE EXPENDITURES
(WHITE A, ABRAMS C)

To authorize nonrefundable tax credits for certain employer-provided child care expenditures.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/11/2024 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

5/15/2024 - Introduced

TAX CREDIT FOR CHILD CARE EXPENSES
(WHITE A)

To authorize a refundable income tax credit for certain child care expenses.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/11/2024 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

5/15/2024 - Introduced

MAKE FOSTER CAREGIVERS ELIGIBLE FOR PUBLIC CHILD CARE
(WHITE A, RAY S)

To make foster caregivers and kinship caregivers eligible for publicly funded child care and to amend the version of section 5104.30 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/25/2024 - House Finance, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Finance

5/15/2024 - Introduced

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR CHILDREN GROUP HOMES
(WHITE A, PLUMMER P)

Regarding residential facilities for foster children.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/25/2024 - House Families and Aging, (Second Hearing)

6/11/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Families and Aging, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Families and Aging

5/15/2024 - Introduced

UNIVERSAL PRESCHOOL ACT
(ROBINSON P)

To increase the rate of the sports gaming tax on certain operators, to require all-day kindergarten, to establish universal preschool programs, and to name this act the Universal Preschool Act.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Finance

5/15/2024 - Introduced

EXEMPT HOME EDUCATION GROUPS FROM CHILD CARE REGULATIONS
(FOWLER S, MCCLAIN R)

To exempt home education groups from child care regulations, county and township zoning regulations, and to amend the versions of sections 5104.01, 5104.02, and 5104.38 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2025, to continue the change on and after that date.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/26/2024 - House Public Health Policy, (Second Hearing)

6/12/2024 - House Public Health Policy, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Public Health Policy

5/20/2024 - Introduced

REDUCE EXPUNGEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR ACQUITTED DEFENDENT
(WILLIAMS J)

To reduce the requirements for sealing or expungement of records in a case where the defendant was acquitted or found not guilty.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Criminal Justice

5/20/2024 - Introduced

CERTAIN CHILDREN IN NEED OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES
(JONES D, WILLIAMS J)

To amend the versions of sections 109.65, 121.37, 2151.011, 2151.281, 2151.353, 2151.36, 2151.412, 5103.04, 5153.122, 5153.123, and 5153.16 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that date regarding abused, neglected, or dependent children as children in need of protective services.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/11/2024 - Referred to Committee House Criminal Justice

5/28/2024 - Introduced

REQUIRE 60 PERCENT VOTE-CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
(STEWART B)

Proposing to amend Sections 1b, 1e, and 1g of Article II and Sections 1 and 3 of Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Ohio to require a vote of at least 60% of the electors to approve any constitutional amendment and to modify the procedures for an initiative petition proposing a constitutional amendment.

  ALL BILL STATUS

4/19/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Constitutional Resolutions, (Third Hearing)

4/18/2023 - BILL AMENDED, House Constitutional Resolutions, (Second Hearing)

3/22/2023 - House Constitutional Resolutions, (First Hearing)

2/16/2023 - Referred to Committee House Constitutional Resolutions

2/15/2023 - Introduced

PARENT EDUCATIONAL FREEDOM ACT
(O'BRIEN S)

To enact the Parent Educational Freedom Act to expand eligibility for Educational Choice scholarships, to cease the operation of the Pilot Project Scholarship Program on July 1, 2023, and to increase the income tax credit for homeschooling expenses.

  ALL BILL STATUS

3/7/2023 - Senate Education, (Third Hearing)

2/21/2023 - Senate Education, (Second Hearing)

2/7/2023 - Senate Education, (First Hearing)

1/17/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Education

1/11/2023 - Introduced

TAX EXEMPTION-BABY PRODUCTS
(SCHAFFER T)

To exempt certain baby products from sales and use tax.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/7/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

5/31/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 32-0

5/31/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

5/30/2023 - REPORTED OUT, Senate Ways and Means, (Sixth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (Fourth Hearing)

2/22/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

2/15/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

2/8/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Ways and Means

2/8/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

1/31/2023 - Introduced

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION-VETERAN SPOUSES
(BRENNER A)

To modify the homestead exemption for the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran.

  ALL BILL STATUS

7/28/2023 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 90 days

7/20/2023 - Sent to Governor for Signature

6/30/2023 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Amended on Floor, Bill Vote 97-0

6/30/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/27/2023 - Informally Passed

6/27/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/26/2023 - Re-Referred to Committee

6/26/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, House Rules and Reference, (First Hearing)

5/23/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Ways and Means, (Fourth Hearing)

5/16/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

5/9/2023 - House Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

5/2/2023 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

4/18/2023 - Referred to Committee House Ways and Means

3/29/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 31-0

3/29/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

3/7/2023 - REPORTED OUT, Senate Ways and Means, (Fourth Hearing)

2/28/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (Third Hearing)

2/22/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

2/8/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Ways and Means

2/8/2023 - Senate Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

1/31/2023 - Introduced

MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANT LICENSURE
(GAVARONE T)

To license certified mental health assistants.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/26/2024 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 20-11

6/26/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/26/2024 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED & REPORTED OUT, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Seventh Hearing)

5/21/2024 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Sixth Hearing)

12/13/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Sixth Hearing)

11/15/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fifth Hearing)

10/3/2023 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

5/31/2023 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Third Hearing)

3/15/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

3/1/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (First Hearing)

2/22/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Workforce and Higher Education

2/16/2023 - Introduced

WEEK DESIGNATION-DOULA AWARENESS
(ANTONIO N, CRAIG H)

To designate the week including March 22nd as Ohio Doula Awareness Week.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/12/2024 - Senate Health, (First Hearing)

3/1/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Health

2/22/2023 - Introduced

HIGHER EDUCATION OPERATIONS ENHANCEMENT
(CIRINO J)

To enact the Ohio Higher Education Enhancement Act regarding the operation of state institutions of higher education, and to revise the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act.

  ALL BILL STATUS

1/3/2024 - Re-Referred to Committee

12/6/2023 - REPORTED OUT, House Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

11/29/2023 - House Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

11/1/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

5/24/2023 - House Higher Education, (First Hearing)

5/23/2023 - Referred to Committee House Higher Education

5/17/2023 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 21-10

5/17/2023 - Bills for Third Consideration

5/17/2023 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fifth Hearing)

5/9/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Fourth Hearing)

4/19/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Third Hearing)

3/29/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (Second Hearing)

3/22/2023 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (First Hearing)

3/21/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Workforce and Higher Education

3/14/2023 - Introduced

REGARDING DOULA SERVICES
(REYNOLDS M, HICKS-HUDSON P)

Regarding doula services.

  ALL BILL STATUS

3/29/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Health

3/23/2023 - Introduced

MORTGAGE, JUDICIAL PRACTICES, TOWING
(BRENNER A, LANDIS A)

To make various changes regarding recorded instruments, powers of
attorney, judgment liens, mortgage subrogation, law enforcement towing laws,
state stock banks, liquor control laws, motor vehicle sales and leases, designation
of public depositories, community reinvestment areas, motor vehicle certificates
of title, and higher education cost and aid disclosure forms; to provide for the
electronic filing of pleadings or documents in courts of common pleas except a
probate or juvenile court; in municipal courts, and in county courts, to permit an
elected clerk to disburse funds for the computerization of the clerk's office
without the court's authorization; to permit municipal and county courts to
increase the maximum amount of their additional fees from ten dollars to twenty
dollars to cover the computerization of the clerk's office; to enact the "CAMPUS"
Act regarding the prevention of harassment and intimidation at institutions of
higher education; to establish campus safety and community programs; to provide
additional funding to support responsibilities of the Chancellor of Higher
Education related to educator preparation programs and the science of reading;
and to make appropriations.

  ALL BILL STATUS

7/15/2024 - Sent to Governor for Signature

6/26/2024 - Consideration of House Amendments; Senate Does Concur, Vote 30-1

6/26/2024 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 81-14

6/26/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

6/25/2024 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, House Finance, (Second Hearing)

6/12/2024 - House Finance, (First Hearing)

5/21/2024 - Referred to Committee House Finance

5/8/2024 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 30-1

5/8/2024 - Bills for Third Consideration

4/23/2024 - REPORTED OUT AS AMENDED, Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (Fourth Hearing)

12/5/2023 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED & AMENDED, Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (Third Hearing)

5/23/2023 - BILL AMENDED, Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (Second Hearing)

5/9/2023 - Senate Financial Institutions and Technology, (First Hearing)

3/29/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Financial Institutions and Technology

3/23/2023 - Introduced

ESTABLISH SCHOLARS RESIDENTIAL CENTERS
(BLESSING III L)

To establish and regulate scholars residential centers.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/2/2023 - Senate Health, (Second Hearing)

4/25/2023 - Senate Health, (First Hearing)

4/19/2023 - Referred to Committee Senate Health

4/18/2023 - Introduced

MINIMUM WAGE-EITC
(BLESSING III L)

To modify the state's earned income tax credit, to increase the basic state minimum hourly wage, and to declare an emergency.

  ALL BILL STATUS

5/22/2024 - Senate Ways and Means, (Second Hearing)

5/8/2024 - Referred to Committee Senate Ways and Means

5/7/2024 - Senate Ways and Means, (First Hearing)

5/1/2024 - Introduced

ESTABLISH CHILD CARE CRED PROGRAM
(REYNOLDS M)

To establish the Child Care Cred Program and to make an appropriation.

  ALL BILL STATUS

6/12/2024 - Senate Workforce and Higher Education, (First Hearing)

5/22/2024 - Referred to Committee Senate Workforce and Higher Education

5/21/2024 - Introduced

RECOGNIZE CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
(KUNZE S)

Recognizing Ohio Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, April 2024.

  ALL BILL STATUS

3/13/2024 - Introduced