Legislation

132nd GA

Passed the House

  • HB 12 – designate the barn as the official historical architectural structure of the state.
  • HB 165 – Designate June as “Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month.”

Passed out of committee

  • HB 230 – Prohibit manufactured home park operators, condominium associations, neighborhood associations, and landlords from restricting the display of the thin blue line flag

Introduced

  • HB 13 – Excuse Nursing Mothers from Jury Service
  • HB 20 – Remove cap on damages in cases of rape
  • HB 191 – regarding the practice of certified registered nurse anesthetists
  • HB 306 – create the “Gold Ribbon Awareness” license plate.
  • HB 307 – designate September as “We Card Month.”
  • HB 309 – generally prohibit a person’s blindness from being used to deny or limit custody, parenting time, visitation, adoption, or service as a guardian or foster caregiver, regarding a minor

131st GA

Enacted into Law

  • HB 18 – Display of American Flags and Service Banners in Rentals and Condos
  • HB 20 – Changes to State Medical Board (Enacted in Budget)
  • HB 327 – Veterans Homestead Tax Exemption for Unemployable Veterans (Enacted in separate legislation)
  • HB 359 – Address Confidentiality for Domestic Violence Victims

130th GA

Enacted into Law

  • HB 23 – Ovarian Cancer Plate
  • HB 85 – Veterans Homestead Exemption
  • HB 98 – Veterans Skills
  • HB 112 – Breast and Cervical Cancer Check off
  • HB 123 – Medicaid Telemedicine
  • HB 139 – PA/APRN Hospital Admitting Privileges
  • HB 258 – Contact Lens Distribution
  • HB 449 – In State Residency for veterans when applying to state universities
  • HB 452 – Group Home Legislation (Enacted in Budget Review)
  • HCR 32 – Independent Retailer Week

Budget Amendments

  • Budget
    • Background Checks for assisted living waivers
    • Modify board compositions for elderly members to be 55 instead of 65
    • Expedited certificate to practice medicine for doctors with no complaints
  • Budget Review
    • Modify laws regarding Licensed Massage Therapists
  • Capital Budget
    • $50,000 for McCoy Center
    • $3,000,000 for Reeb School Renewal
    • $1,000,000 for Gahanna Fiber Optic network cable

129th GA

Enacted into Law

HB 62 – Assault against health care workers
HB 244 – EMS Flu Shots
HB 284 – Military PA’s
HB 292 – Genetic Counselors
HB 327 – Job Creation Tax Credit
HB 423 – Joint Recreation Districts
HB 492 – Melanoma Prevention