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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.

 
 
Substitute House Bill 5 makes tax structure more conducive for business owners, economic development
November 14, 2013
Ohio House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Simplify Municipal Income Tax

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed Substitute House Bill 5, legislation to revise laws governing the municipal income tax.

 
 
House Bill 258 updates dispensing restrictions for contact lenses
November 6, 2013

State Representative Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) today applauded the passage of House Bill 258 through the Ohio House. This legislation, which Rep. Gonzales sponsored, deregulates the process of dispensing contact lenses for certain opticians by updating the restrictions in this area.

 
 

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) today announced the passage of House Bill 232, legislation to modify counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist licensing law, and to provide certain professional rights to such licensees.

 
 
Reps. Duffey, Hagan Discuss DataOhio Initiative to Increase Transparency, Modernize Government

At a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) unveiled a series of bills to modernize and increase transparency within Ohio government.