COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today released the list of individuals who will be serving on the Ohio House Speaker’s Task Force on Education and Poverty, which he chairs.
State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) supported action by the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee, on which he serves, to approve proposed legislation to add computer science as a recognized high school curriculum option.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) yesterday supported the passage of House Bill 115 to create a voluntary program for facilitating effective communication between law enforcement and individuals with communication disabilities.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) supported recent passage of House Bill 101, the Epinephrine Accessibility Act, which will make epinephrine auto-injectors more affordable for Ohioans who rely on the medication to treat life-threatening allergic reactions.
COLUMBUS—Rep. Bob Cupp joined a majority of the Ohio House of Representatives this week in voting to pass the House version of HB 49, the state’s proposed two-year operating budget. The bill addresses some of Ohio’s most pressing issues, including allocating an additional $90 million for primary and secondary education, more money for higher education, and more than $170 million in funding to help combat Ohio’s heroin epidemic.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Cupp (R-Lima) today announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of funds for four important improvement projects in Allen County. Rhodes State College, Ohio State University Lima and Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution will all receive funding for important renovation projects.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House recently passed House Bill 31, sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima), which eliminates from Ohio statute 10 government boards that are obsolete or nonoperational, including the Government Contracting Advisory Council. The vote was unanimous.
COLUMBUS—A bill sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) today passed the Ohio House by a vote of 97-0. The bill makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4 restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) gave sponsor testimony Wednesday in the Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee on a bill he introduced to restore the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine. The penalties were undone by the Ohio Supreme Court’s December decision in State v. Gonzales, (Slip Opinion 2016-Ohio-8319). It will also clarify the penalties for trafficking of cocaine.
COLUMBUS—Yesterday, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) as chair of the Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee of the House Finance Committee.