COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 6, legislation that creates the offense of “misuse of criminal record information.”
COLUMBUS—State Representative Christina Hagan (R-Marlboro Township) held a press conference yesterday to discuss House Joint Resolution 2, a bill she recently introduced jointly with Representative Bill Patmon (D-Cleveland) to apply to the United States Congress for a Convention of the States.
COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today officially announced a slate of new task forces that will be responsible for addressing specific policy areas in Ohio and potentially making legislative recommendations to House standing committees.
COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that the House legislative session schedule for the spring of 2017 has been revised.
COLUMBUS—The Ohio House recently passed House Bill 31, sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima), which eliminates from Ohio statute 10 government boards that are obsolete or nonoperational, including the Government Contracting Advisory Council. The vote was unanimous.
Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) unveiled the “Buckeye Pathway,” a document outlining the major policy priorities for the House Republican Caucus for the 132nd General Assembly.
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) and Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek), chair of the House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education, visited Lorain County Community College today for a discussion on college affordability and a tour.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Wiggam (R-Wooster) this week introduced his first bill in the Ohio House, House Bill 115, which he is joint sponsoring with Rep. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green).
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) and Scott Ryan (R-Newark) recently introduced legislation that would add advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with a psychiatric/mental health subspecialty to the list of authorized professionals who are able to carry out mental health holds. The legislation, House Bill 111, was previously carried by Carfagna’s predecessor, former Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl, during the 131st General Assembly. With a 98-0 floor vote, it earned strong bipartisan support in the Ohio House but failed to pass out of the Ohio Senate before year end.