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The Ohio House of Representatives adopted House Concurrent Resolution 40, which pledges support of the state’s five pension systems and recognizes standards set forth by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

 
 
Rep. Anielski Applauds Passage of Bill That Expands Protections for Victims of Cyber Stalking

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed Substitute House Bill 74, legislation that expands protections for victims of cyber stalking and telecommunications harassment.

 
 

Today, Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina), Speaker Pro Tempore Matt Huffman (R-Lima), and other members of the House Republican Caucus introduced legislation to enhance Ohio’s oil and gas regulatory program, a proposal that strives to promote economic development, address environmental concerns, and lower taxes on Ohioans and businesses.

 
 

Today the Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would enhance the safety of children while at school. Sponsored by State Representative Anthony DeVitis (R-Green), House Bill 215 is known as the Law Officer Volunteers in Education (LOVE) Program.

 
 
Reps. Derickson, Patmon Introduce Religious Freedom Restoration Act

At a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, State Representatives Tim Derickson (R-Oxford) and Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) today discussed legislation to prevent any laws that substantially burden a person’s free exercise of religion.

 
 
House Bill 296 will help treat anaphylaxis and save lives
November 21, 2013
Ohio House Passes Legislation to Allow Schools to Stock Epinephrine

State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) have announced that the Ohio House passed House Bill 296, legislation that strives to better prepare schools to treat severe allergic reactions among students.

 
 

The Ohio House today passed House Bill 203, which reforms some of the state’s gun laws, by a bipartisan vote of 62-27.

 
 
S.J.R. 5 calls for responsible government spending
November 20, 2013

Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Matt Huffman (R-Lima) announced that in an effort to rein in federal government spending, the Ohio House of Representatives passed Senate Joint Resolution 5 during session today. The legislation was introduced by Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) in the Senate and it is similar to House Joint Resolution 7, which Rep. Huffman championed in the House.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Legislation to Improve Election Laws

State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Matt Huffman (R-Lima) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation to enact various elections administration reforms aimed at good governance and simplifying the voting process.

 
 
Pilot project increases student access to real-world job experience
November 20, 2013

State Representative Nan Baker (R-Westlake) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 107, which creates a $1 million pilot project to provide grants to certain businesses for employing high school students to career exploration internships.