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Ohio House Approves State Rep. Anielski Bill Providing Additional Suicide Prevention Efforts in Ohio Schools


COLUMBUS—State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) applauded the Ohio House for unanimously passing House Bill 502. Rep. Anielski sponsored that legislation that would further improves suicide prevention efforts in schools by requiring public school employees to undergo training in youth suicide awareness and prevention programs once every two years. The two hour curriculums are FREE via online training, DVD’s, or in person. Under the legislation, school personnel also earn Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

 
 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) announced her support behind numerous bills recently passed on the House Floor.

 
 
Bills address medical malpractice issues and probate, estate and trust matters
July 2, 2018
Two Cupp-Sponsored Bills Pass Ohio House

COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) had a rare double-hitter this past week when two bills he sponsored passed the Ohio House on the same day. H.B. 7 clarifies areas of medical malpractice litigation, and H.B. 595 updates provisions of Ohio’s probate and trust law.

 
 
Governor Kasich Signs Into Law Three Bills Sponsored by Rep. Steve Hambley

COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) applauded Governor John Kasich for signing into law three bills sponsored by Hambley.

 
 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Keith Faber (R-Celina) applauded the passage of legislation that regulates and updates the management of e-schools by the Ohio House of Representatives. The legislation strives to provide transparency and accountability for taxpayers and for students and their families.

 
 
Ohio House Approves Patient-Friendly Legislation that Increases Price Transparency for Prescription Drugs


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the passage of bipartisan legislation he joint sponsored with Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton). House Bill 479 would expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

 
 
Ohio House Updates "Sexting" Law Related to Minors

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) and Jeff Rezabek (R-Clayton) today applauded the House for passing legislation they jointly sponsored that provides another option to Ohio’s courts when dealing with juveniles charged with possessing sexually explicit digital material, or engaging in “sexting” with a minor.

 
 
Ohio House Votes to Extend Pension Benefits for Certain Non-Teacher School Employees


COLUMBUS—The Ohio House today voted with bipartisan support for House Bill 572, legislation that allows county developmental disabilities board employees who perform full-time services in a school to be eligible for a full year of service with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) if they are employed throughout the academic year, which is only nine months.

 
 
OTES updates aim to provide more accurate, helpful feedback
June 27, 2018
State Reps. Gavarone, Manning Announce Passage of Bill Revising Ohio Teacher Evaluations

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Nathan Manning (R-N. Ridgeville) and Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) today applauded passage of their jointly-sponsored legislation by the Ohio House of Representatives. House Bill 540 seeks to create a more accurate, improved method for teacher evaluations, and requires the Ohio Department of Education to utilize the official recommendations of the Educator Standards Board to revise the current Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES). The revised OTES would receive a one-year trial period.

 
 
State Reps. Manning, Rogers Applaud Passage of Bill Penalizing Nonconsensual Distribution of Sexual Images

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Nathan Manning (R-N. Ridgeville) and John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) today announced passage of their bipartisan, jointly-sponsored legislation by the Ohio House of Representatives. House Bill 497 seeks to prevent instances of what is known as “revenge pornography” by penalizing nonconsensual distribution of private sexual images, as long as intent existed to harm the subject of the image. House Bill 497 also allows for civil action against the convicted offender.