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H.B. 451 prevents the release of certain sensitive material in public records requests
March 21, 2018
Rep. Retherford Announces Passage of Law Creating Protections for Victims of Sexual Crimes

COLUMBUS—State Representative Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) today announced the passage of the Victims Privacy and Protection Act by the Ohio House of Representatives, legislation he sponsored. House Bill 451 excludes certain depictions of victims from being released in public records requests, removing the possibility of re-victimization in situations that are often already traumatizing.

 
 
Speaker Rosenberger Honors 2017 Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today presented a resolution on the House floor to honor Trooper Brittany Noah, the 2017 Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Trooper of the Year.

 
 
Speaker Rosenberger, Auditor Yost Call for More Data Related to Managed Care Plans and PBM Industry

COLUMBUS—Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) and other House members, along with State Auditor Dave Yost participated in a press conference to discuss efforts to update Ohio’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) industry.

 
 
Legislation Clarifying Distribution Procedures for Ohio Education Dollars Passes Ohio House

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that changes where taxpayer dollars are returned to after a community school enrollment audit. Sponsored by Rep. Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson), House Bill 87 seeks to clarify the process by which the Ohio Department of Education distributes funds that a community school has been directed to return to the state following certain state audits. 

 
 
Ohio House Approves Legislation Expanding Protections for Inventions, Patents

COLUMBUS—State Representative Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) today announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation he sponsored that would expand current law to protect intellectual property resulting from research conducted at charter county hospitals.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Legislation Improving Relationship of Local School Districts and Educational Service Centers

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today passed House Bill 438, sponsored by State Representatives Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) and Darrell Kick (R-Loudonville), which improves policies governing Ohio’s educational service centers (ESC) in order to better serve local school districts.

 
 
Rep. Dever Announces House Passage of Bill Honoring Fallen Officer

COLUMBUS—State Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) today announced the passage of legislation he sponsored alongside Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati). House Bill 347 memorializes fallen Cincinnati Police Department Officer Sonny Kim by naming a portion of the north and southbound lanes of Interstate 71 as the Sonny L. Kim Memorial Highway.

 
 
Legislation works to keep Ohio families together
February 28, 2018
Bill Protects Blind Parents from Discrimination

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) and Jeffery Rezabek (R-Clayton) today applauded the passage of legislation that strengthens the law to ensure that courts and child placement services are not discriminating against blind parents when determining the placement of a child.

 
 
Ohio House Bill Ensuring Further Protections for Dating Violence Victims Heads to Governor

COLUMBUS—State Representative Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) today applauded the Ohio House’s concurrence on legislation he jointly sponsored that provides intimate partner violence victims with further protections under Ohio law. The legislation will now go to Governor Kasich for final approval, the last step before becoming law.

 
 
Bill funds repairs and improvements to Ohio's schools, infrastructure and public services and significantly increases investment in opioid, mental health and addiction services
February 26, 2018

Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) and Speaker of the House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today introduced the state's Capital Budget, a $2.62 billion investment in Ohio's infrastructure and local community projects.