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Pending Legislation
131st General Assembly
State of Ohio
HB3
BUSINESS FILING FEES-JOBS WEBSITE (DERICKSON T, ROMANCHUK M) To reduce certain business filing fees charged and collected by the Secretary of State and to specify that Ohio-based companies are to have access to appropriate features of the OhioMeansJobs web site.
Current Status: 6/25/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 9/24/15
HB18
FLAG-BANNER DISPLAY (GONZALES A, GINTER T) To prohibit manufactured homes park operators, condominium associations, neighborhood associations, and landlords from restricting the display of blue star banners, gold star banners, and other service flags, and to prohibit manufactured homes park operators and landlords from restricting the display of the United States flag.
Current Status: 11/18/2015 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED & REPORTED OUT, SenateState and Local Government, (Third Hearing)
HB21
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (SCHURING K, SLESNICK S) To designate a portion of United State Route 62 within Canton as the "USMC LCpl Stacy (Annie) Dryden Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/17/2015 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
HB46
GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE DATABASE (DOVILLA M, DEVER J) To require the Treasurer of State to establish the Ohio State Government Expenditure Database.
Current Status: 10/13/2015 - Senate Finance, (First Hearing)
HB64
OPERATING BUDGET (SMITH R) To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2017, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.
Current Status: 6/30/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 6/30/15; certain provisions effective 9/29/15, other dates
HB66
VETERAN-DISABLED TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL (BARNES, JR. J) To create the Veteran and Disabled Ohioan Technology Council.
Current Status: 5/12/2015 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Armed Services, VeteransAffairs and Public Safety, (Second Hearing)
HB102
VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESSES (CRAIG H, ANTANI N) To provide a bid preference for state contracts to aveteran-owned business and to authorize a personal income and commercial activity tax credit for a business thathires and employs a veteran for at least one year.
Current Status: 4/28/2015 - House Ways and Means, (First Hearing)
HB105
UNEMPLOYMENT-MILITARY SPOUSES (CRAIG H, PERALES R) To permit persons who quit work toaccompany the person's spouse on a military transfer to be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits.
Current Status: 3/26/2015 - House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, (FirstHearing)
HB116
PARTIAL-PRESCRIPTION REFILLS (BROWN T, GINTER T) To provide for partial drug prescription refills for the purpose of synchronizing multiple prescriptions for one patient.
Current Status: 5/31/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 8/31/16
HB121
SERVICE DOG AWARENESS WEEK (STINZIANO M, RUHL M) To designate the last week of July as "Service Dog Awareness Week."
Current Status: 2/14/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 5/17/16
HB125
VETERANS FEE WAIVER (BRENNER A, RETHERFORD W) To establish the Veterans Fee Waiver Program.
Current Status: 6/24/2015 - House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, (SecondHearing)
HB139
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (HALL D) To designate a portion of state route 39 in Ashland County as the"Fireman First Class Irving Eugene Peters Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 12/1/2015 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
HB173
VETERAN ID CARDS (ANIELSKI M, TERHAR L) To authorize county recorders to issue Ohio veterans identification cards.
Current Status: 6/8/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 9/8/16
HB216
ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES (PELANDA D) To revise the law governing advanced practice registered nurses.
Current Status: 5/25/2016 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 96-1
HB225
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (GROSSMAN C, CURTIN M) To designate a portion of Interstate Route 70 inColumbus as the "Sgt. Jesse Balthaser U.S.M.C. Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 6/23/2015 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
HB235
CONCEALED CARRY-ARMED FORCES (TERHAR L) To waive the concealed carry license fee for activemembers of the armed forces and retired and honorably discharged veterans and to accept military experiencewith firearms as proof of competency with firearms regardless of when the applicant for a license acquired the experience.
Current Status: 5/18/2016 - Senate Civil Justice, (Third Hearing)
HB242
DAY DESIGNATION (HAGAN C, DEVER J) To designate the fourth Sunday of July as Blue Star Mothers Day.
Current Status: 5/6/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 8/5/16
HB244
DAY DESIGNATION (ROSENBERGER C, JOHNSON T) To designate the tenth day of November as Armed Services, Peace Officer, First Responder, and Dual Service Recognition Day.
Current Status: 11/15/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 2/15/16
HB245
LICENSE PLATE DESIGNATION (FEDOR T, BISHOFF H) To create the "Women Veterans" license plate.
Current Status: 6/10/2015 - Referred to Committee House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
HB248
OPIOID ANALGESIC COVERAGE (SPRAGUE R, ANTONIO N) To prohibit certain health care plans and the Medicaid program from denying coverage for opioid analgesic drugs with abuse-deterrent technology based solely on cost.
Current Status: 5/25/2016 - House Health and Aging, (Seventh Hearing)
HB250
MEDICAID PHARMACY-OPIOIDS (SPRAGUE R, DRIEHAUS D) Regarding Medicaid pharmacy utilization management programs and prior authorization requirements for certain opioids.
Current Status: 11/4/2015 - House Insurance, (Second Hearing)
HB271
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (SMITH R) To designate a portion of State Route 93 within Jackson County as the "Lieutenant Stephen Byus Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/19/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure, (Second Hearing)
HB293
HOME ACCESSIBILITY GRANT PROGRAM (GROSSMAN C, STINZIANO M) To create the Home AccessibilityGrant Program to be administered by the Director of Development Services, and to make an appropriation.
Current Status: 10/20/2015 - House Financial Institutions, Housing and Urban Development (First Hearing)
HB295
LICENSE PLATE DESIGNATION (RUHL M) To create the "Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal" license plate.
Current Status: 2/23/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs andPublic Safety, (Second Hearing)
HB310
LICENSE PLATE DESIGNATION (RYAN S, GINTER T) To establish the "Distinguished Flying Cross" license plate.
Current Status: 2/16/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
HB318
COORDINATING COMMITTEE-HOMELESSNESS (STINZIANO M) To create The Ohio Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness and to make an appropriation.
Current Status: 9/30/2015 - Referred to Committee House Community and Family Advancement
HB324
ERNEST JOSEPH KING-DAY DESIGNATION (RAMOS D) To declare November 23rd as Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King Day.
Current Status: 9/30/2015 - Referred to Committee House State Government
HB327
DISABLED VETERANS-ELIGIBILITY (GONZALES A) To extend eligibility for the enhanced disabled veterans homestead exemption to veterans whose disability rating is less than total but who have been judged by the Department of Veterans Affairs as unable to secure or follow a substantially gainful occupation as a result of service-connected disabilities.
Current Status: 9/30/2015 - Referred to Committee House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
HB338
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (ROMANCHUK M) To designate a portion of I-71 in Richland County as the "Lt. Col. Albert L. Allen, Jr. Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/10/2016 - Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor, (First Hearing)
HB348
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (BUCHY J) To designate a portion of State Route 571 within Darke County as the "196th Light Infantry Brigade SP4 Robert L Fowble Jr and PFC Jack E Beam Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
HB364
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (GINTER T) To designate a portion of State Route 7 within Columbiana County as the "Corporal William F. Bratt Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/19/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure, (Second Hearing)
HB366
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (SMITH R) To designate a portion of State Route 93 within Lawrence County as the "Sergeant Donald Long Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
HB367
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (ARNDT S) To designate a memorial highway within the city of Sandusky and to designate memorial interchanges and a memorial pedestrian bridge in Erie County.
Current Status: 11/17/2015 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
HB406
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (BURKLEY T) To designate a portion of U.S. route 127 in Paulding County as the "U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/16/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
HB423
PUBLIC RECORD-MILITARY SERVICE (PERALES R) To specify that an order for active military service or other documentation regarding the call to order of an individual in the Armed Forces of the United States or the Ohio organized militia is not a public record.
Current Status: 5/18/2016 - PASSED BY HOUSE; Vote 96-0
HB424
PUBLIC RECORD-MILITARY RECORDS (ANTANI N) To specify that military records provided by an officer or employee of a township or municipal corporation to the township or municipal corporation for personnel matters are not public records.
Current Status: 2/3/2016 - House State Government, (First Hearing)
HB442
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (O'BRIEN M, O'BRIEN S) To designate a portion of State Route 82 in Trumbull County as the "Lance Corporal Stanley J. Sliwinski Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/2/2016 - Referred to Committee House Transportation and Infrastructure
HB453
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (ARNDT S) To designate a portion of State Route 6 in Erie County as the "Army Specialist Dennis Ramon Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/9/2016 - Referred to Committee House Transportation and Infrastructure
HB469
HIGHWAY DESIGNATION (SHEEHY M) To designate a portion of State Route 2 in Lucas County as the "SP4 Arthur J. Heringhausen Jr., SP4 Ervin Ellis Harris, CPL Gerald Ernest Corlett, PFC Joseph George Gill, PFV Esiquio Airnaldo Cantu, 2LT John W. Vaughan, PFC Scott Dennis Corrello, and A1C John Merl Thayer Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/23/2016 - Referred to Committee House Transportation and Infrastructure
HB483
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES-MBR (AMSTUTZ R) To modify programs administered by the Department of Developmental Disabilities and to make an appropriation.
Current Status: 7/13/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 10/12/16
HB503
AGENCY RULE-MAKING (DUFFEY M) To reform agency rule-making and legislative review thereof.
Current Status: 5/24/2016 - House Government Accountability and Oversight, (Fifth Hearing)
HB505
BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS-PHARMACISTS (HUFFMAN S, PELANDA D) Regarding the regulation of biological products and the substitution of interchangeable biological products when dispensed by pharmacists.
Current Status: 5/17/2016 - Referred to Committee Senate Health and Human Services
HB535
EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION-NATIONAL GUARD (PERALES R) To extend employment and reemployment protection to a person who is a member of another state's national guard or organized militia and who is employed in Ohio.
Current Status: 5/24/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Commerce and Labor, (Third Hearing)
HB547
MBR-OBM (SMITH R) To provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs and to make appropriations.
Current Status: 5/24/2016 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, House Finance, (Fourth Hearing)
HCR28
TOXIC EXPOSURE RESEARCH ACT (GREEN D) To urge the United States Congress to pass and the President to sign into law the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015.
Current Status: 5/18/2016 - ADOPTED BY HOUSE; Vote 95-0
HR37
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH-MARCH (FEDOR T) Recognizing Women's History Month in Ohio, March 2015.
Current Status: 3/24/2015 - Introduced
HR234
HONORING 2015 OHIO VETERANS HALL OF FAME (ROSENBERGER C) Honoring the Ohio Veterans Hall ofFame on its 2015 induction ceremony.
Current Status: 11/9/2015 - Introduced
SB10
MILITARY HEALTH CARE BENEFITS (BURKE D, LAROSE F) To establish a process for identifying individuals who are medical assistance recipients that may be eligible to receive federal military-related health care benefits.
Current Status: 12/22/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 3/23/16
SB18
TAX CREDIT-NATIONAL GUARD EMPLOYMENT (GENTILE L) To authorize a refundable income tax credit for employers that hire one or more qualified veterans or members of the National Guard or reserves.
Current Status: 4/27/2016 - Senate Ways and Means, (First Hearing)
SB26
BUSINESS FILING FEES (OBHOF L) To reduce certain business filing fees charged and collected by theSecretary of State and to specify that Ohio-based companies are to have access to appropriate features of the OhioMeansJobs web site.
Current Status: 4/15/2015 - House Economic and Workforce Development, (First Hearing)
SB29
FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION-U.S. ARMED FORCES (PATTON T) To require the Director of Veterans Services, upon application by a person who is a veteran or active duty member of any branch of the armed forces of the United States, to issue to the person a military transportation card that entitles the person to travel on any type of public transportation without charge.
Current Status: 2/11/2015 - Referred to Committee Senate State and Local Government
SB60
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (HUGHES J) To designate a portion of Interstate Route 670 as the "Dana G. 'Buck' Rinehart Highway."
Current Status: 2/14/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 5/17/16
SB61
DEATH CERTIFICATE RELEASE (HUGHES J) To restrict to whom a certified copy of a death certificate containing the descendant’s social security number may be issued.
Current Status: 7/16/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 10/15/15
SB63
ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION (LAROSE F) To create an online voter registration system.
Current Status: 6/13/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 9/13/16
SB81
LICENSE PLATE DESIGNATION (WILLIAMS S) To create the "Women Veterans" license plate.
Current Status: 6/10/2015 - Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor, (First Hearing)
SB84
FLAG-BANNER DISPLAY (COLEY W) To prohibit manufactured homes park operators, condominium associations, neighborhood associations, and landlords from restricting the display of Ohio flags and blue starbanners, gold star banners, and other service flags, and to prohibit manufactured homes park operators andlandlords from restricting the display of the United States flag.
Current Status: 4/12/2016 - House Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety, (First Hearing)
SB116
GEORGE WASHINGTON WILLIAMS DAY (TAVARES C, THOMAS C) To designate October 16 as "George Washington Williams Day."
Current Status: 9/30/2015 - Referred to Committee House State Government
SB131
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (JONES S) To designate a portion of State Route 123 within Warren County as the "Neil Armstrong Memorial Way."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
SB179
BRIDGE NAME DESIGNATION (HITE C) To designate the "Lt. Col. Ralph D. Cole Memorial Bridge" within the municipal corporation of Findlay."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
SB182
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (BALDERSON T, PETERSON B) To designate a portion of United States route twenty-three within Pickaway County as the "Army Specialist Gerald R. Jenkins Memorial Highway" and aportion of United States route sixty-two within Pickaway County as the "Army PFC Kevin C. Ott Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 5/6/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 8/5/16
SB190
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (GARDNER R) To designate a portion of United States Route 6 within the city of Sandusky as the "Army Specialist Charles E. Odums II Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 12/22/2015 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 3/23/16
SB196
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (WIDENER C) To designate a portion of state route 72 in Greene County as the "LCPL Brent Turner U.S.M.C. Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
SB199
HANDGUN LICENSE-ACTIVE MILITARY (UECKER J) To specify that an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces: (1) does not need a concealed handgun license to carry a handgun concealed if the member is carrying valid military identification and a certificate indicating successful small arms qualification; and (2) may be sold or furnished a handgun if the member has received military or equivalent small arms training.
Current Status: 5/11/2016 - House State Government, (First Hearing)
SB200
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (HUGHES J, BACON K) To designate a portion of I-70 in Franklin county as the "Sergeant Adam L. Knox Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/26/2016 - House Transportation and Infrastructure, (First Hearing)
SB207
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (COLEY W) To enact section 5534.27 of the Revised Code to designate aportion of State Route 73 in Butler County as the "SPC James E. Hall Jr. Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 2/16/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House Transportation and Infrastructure,(Second Hearing)
SB219
TAX REFUND-METROPARK (HUGHES J) To allow taxpayers to contribute all or a portion of their income tax refunds to a Metropark.
Current Status: 5/4/2016 - Senate Ways and Means, (First Hearing)
SB221
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (SCHIAVONI J) To designate a portion of State Route 7 in Mahoning County as the "Army Chief Warrant Officer Donald V. Clark Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 10/7/2015 - Referred to Committee Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor
SB239
DAY DESIGNATION (HUGHES J) To enact section 5.46 of the Revised Code to designate August 7 as OhioPurple Heart Day.
Current Status: 5/6/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 8/5/16
SB253
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (OBHOF L) To designate a portion of I-71 in Richland County as the "Lt.Col. Albert L. Allen, Jr. Memorial Highway."
Current Status: 1/27/2016 - Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor, (First Hearing)
SB260
CAPITAL REAPPROPRIATIONS (COLEY W) To make capital reappropriations for the biennium ending June 30, 2018.
Current Status: 2/21/2016 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR; eff. 5/23/16
SB261
HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (BACON K) To designate a portion of Interstate 270 within Franklin County as the "Lance Corporal Ryan E. Miller Memorial Highway.
Current Status: 2/10/2016 - Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor, (First Hearing)
SB302
PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION-MILITARY VETERANS-DISABLED (SCHIAVONI J, GENTILE L) To exempt from property taxation the primary residence of military veterans who are disabled.
Current Status: 4/12/2016 - Referred to Committee Senate Ways and Means
SB303
AGENCY RULE MAKING REFORM-LEGISLATIVE REVIEW (UECKER J) To reform agency rule-making and legislative review thereof.
Current Status: 4/27/2016 - Senate Government Oversight and Reform, (Second Hearing)
SB319
OPIATE MBR (EKLUND J) To revise certain laws regarding the regulation of drugs, the practice of pharmacy, and the provision of addiction services.
Current Status: 5/25/2016 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 33-0
SB349
VETERAN-DISABLED ID CARD (TAVARES C) To provide that any nondriver identification card that is issued to a veteran who is disabled or blind may be issued without an expiration date.
Current Status: 8/30/2016 - Introduced
SCR11
TOXIC EXPOSURE RESEARCH ACT (UECKER J) To urge the United States Congress to pass and the President to sign into law the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015.
Current Status: 5/3/2016 - REPORTED OUT, House State Government, (Second Hearing)
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