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Ohio House Bill Seeks to Raise Awareness of Rx Drug Abuse

State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse in Ohio.

Allows districts to determine which athletic clubs can be excused from phys. ed. classes
January 29, 2014
Ohio House Passes Legislation Pertaining to High School Physical Education Requirements

State Representative Mike Henne (R-Clayton) today applauded the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 113, which specifies that school districts and chartered nonpublic schools may excuse from high school physical education those students who participate in a school-sponsored athletic club.

Burkley, Hill Introduce Calamity Days Legislation

State Representatives Tony Burkley (R-Payne) and Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) have announced that they are introducing legislation to increase the number of calamity days that school districts are allocated for the 2013-2014 school year.

Ohio House Passes Legislation to Aid Transition to New Graduation Requirements

State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation that will provide more options and local control to schools in relation to academic achievement and graduation requirements.

House Advances School Safety Legislation

State Representatives Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) and Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) announced that today, the Ohio House of Representatives passed bipartisan school safety legislation that strengthens existing law and maintains local control for school districts when developing their school safety plan.

Another step in fight against opiate addiction
January 22, 2014
House Bill Will Require the Reporting of Drug-Dependent Newborns

State Representative Lynn Wachtmann (R-Napoleon) announced today that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed legislation to better monitor the births of babies who are dependent on addictive drugs.

Proposed ballot initiative would allocate funds without raising taxes
January 22, 2014
Infrastructure Improvement Resolution Passes Ohio House

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed with wide bipartisan support legislation that authorizes nearly $2 billion in funding for infrastructure improvement projects across the state.


State Representative Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) has announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation to revise Ohio law pertaining to child custody, guardians ad litem, and foster caregivers, to ensure that minors who are involved with Ohio’s children services agencies are treated just like every child in the state of Ohio.


State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today applauded the House passage of House Bill 218, legislation aimed at improving coordination and communication between state government and small businesses.

House Passes Bill Requiring Consent for the Prescription Drugs of Minors

State Representatives Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) and Nan Baker (R-Westlake) have announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation today that would require a prescriber to receive a signed form of consent from a parent or guardian of a minor before issuing a prescription for the minor to have a controlled substance.