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Representative Dontavius L. Jarrells - District 25

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Dontavius L. Jarrells
District 25

House District 25

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77 South High Street
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-5343
Fax: (614) 719-3581

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COLUMBUS— Rep. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) today applauded the inclusion of his bipartisan equal housing legislation, House Bill (HB) 354, within the recently signed state budget. Rep. Jarrells introduced the measure alongside Rep. Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg). It would void language in any existing deed that restricts the sale, transfer or lease of real property to individual based on race, color, religion, sex, military status, familial status, ancestry, disability, or national origin. The bill also protects from civil liability attorneys who discover and remove such discriminatory language from a deed.

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Thu, Jul 22, 2021

 COLUMBUS –State Rep. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) introduced Andre’s Law, House Bill (HB) 367, regarding the use of body-worn cameras and dashboard cameras by peace officers, the use of excessive force by peace officers, and the public release of body-worn camera or dashboard camera recordings when there is an allegation of peace officer misconduct. 

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Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Rep. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) issued a statement following the announcement that Ohioans who were overpaid unemployment benefits during the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for a waiver to avoid costly repayments. Ohioans who saw their benefits stolen by scammers will also be eligible for replacement payments. 

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Mon, Jul 12, 2021

State Representative Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) has partnered with constituents of the Somali-American community and the City of Columbus to conduct a lighting ceremony at Columbus City Hall and to host a flag raising ceremony on Statehouse grounds.

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Wed, Jun 30, 2021