Legislation

132nd GA

Capital Budget

    • $250,000 for Concord Counseling Services
    • $750,000 for Canine Companions for Independence
    • $400,000 for Central Ohio Job Skills and Workforce Development Center
    • $275, 000 for The Point at Otterbein University
    • $750,000 for Columbus College of Art and Design

Enacted into Law

    • HB 165 – Designate June as “Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month.”

Passed out of committee

    • HB 306 – Create the “Gold Ribbon Awareness” license plate.

Passed the House

    • HB 12 – Designate the barn as the official historical architectural structure of the state.
    • HB 230 – Prohibit manufactured home park operators, condominium associations, neighborhood associations, and landlords from restricting the display of the thin blue line flag
    • 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

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 492– Establish the women-owned business enterprise program
    • HB 507– Refundable income tax credit for parents of stillborn children
    • HB 623 – Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering Memorial Highway
    • HB 642– Address the growing problem of fraudulent reselling of diabetes test strips.

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