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Action Comes as Lawmakers Return to Statehouse for Session
August 31, 2020
Speaker Cupp Begins Process to Repeal, Replace House Bill 6

COLUMBUS – Speaker Bob Cupp today announced the creation of the House Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight, which will focus on energy issues and be tasked with crafting legislation to repeal and replace House Bill 6.


COLUMBUS – Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today announced Christine Morrison, currently the House Budget Director, will serve as Interim Chief of Staff. She will retain her duties as Budget Director.

State Representative Bob Cupp elected Speaker of the  Ohio House of Representatives

COLUMBUS – Today, State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) was elected as the new Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives.


COLUMBUS – A plan to replace the EdChoice voucher program and lay the foundation for an overhaul of Ohio’s school report card and testing system has been approved by the Ohio House of Representatives.


COLUMBUS—The Association of Ohio Health Commissioners today provided proponent testimony in support of House Bill 338, State Representative Dave Greenspan’s (R-Westlake) legislation which creates a due process protocol to address mental health and deadly weapons. Franklin County Public Health Commissioner Joe Mazzola, who also serves as the Association’s President-elect, submitted a statement on their behalf.

This bill will allow greater access to proper oral health care
November 6, 2019

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the unanimous passage of his legislation, House Bill 203. This legislation will make the services provided by Mobile Dental Facilities (MDF’s) more effective in order to allow greater access to proper oral health care. Dental care is the number one unmet health care need in Ohio. These MDF’s provide access to uninsured and underinsured Ohio families and children.


COLUMBUS – Surprise medical bills – those unexpected charges that can cost patients hundreds or even thousands of dollars – would become a thing of the past under legislation being proposed in the Ohio House of Representatives.


COLUMBUS— State Representatives Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) and Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 197, the "Tax Code Streamlining and Correction Act." HB 197 makes over 100 changes updating laws governing taxation. The legislation makes our tax code accurate and clear by fixing errors.


COLUMBUS—State Representative Steve Hambley (R-Brunswick) today announced the Ohio House passage of House Bill 24, legislation that updates the Ohio Revised Code relating to humane societies and their agents.


COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives has approved State Representative Derek Merrin’s legislation to make local property tax ballot issues simpler and easier to understand.