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Legislation increases public awareness of the connections between human, animal health
November 30, 2016
Bill Recognizes November as "One Health Awareness Month"

State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 580, which would designate November as “One Health Awareness Month” in the state of Ohio.

Bill to Strengthen Ohio's Economic Partnership with Israel Clears Ohio House

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that further expresses Ohio’s acknowledgement of Israel as a strong economic and diplomatic partner in the Middle East.

Representative Marlene Anielski Announces Committee Passage of Suicide Awareness Legislation

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) today announced the Senate State and Local Government Committee’s passage of House Bill 440, legislation that promotes awareness for suicide loss and all who are affected by the tragedy.  The bill passed unanimously out of committee.


Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today released the following statement regarding the attack at Ohio State University:

Representative Anielski Encourages Ohioans Across the State to Participate in Survivor of Suicide Loss Day

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) is encouraging those interested to participate in events for Survivors of Suicide Awareness Day, which is recognized internationally as the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  Events are scheduled throughout the state and the nation on Saturday, November 29, 2016. 

Representative Romanchuk Honors William J. Hartnett During Ohio House Session

State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) joined the Ohio House this week to present a resolution on behalf of William J. Hartnett and his life. “Bill” Hartnett’s family was present to receive the resolution.

Legislation Holding Drug Traffickers Responsible for Overdose Deaths and Providing Addiction Treatment Options Clears Ohio House of Representatives

State Representatives Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) and Dorothy Pelanda (R-Marysville) today applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 270. The legislation, which they jointly sponsored, provides additional judicial discretion when dealing with Ohio’s heroin epidemic.


The Ohio House of Representatives has passed House Bill 533, legislation that designates May as “Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month.”

Candice Keller Sworn In as State Representative of the 53rd Ohio House District

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that Candice Keller (R-Middletown) has been sworn in as state representative of the 53rd House District. Keller fills the seat vacated by former Representative Tim Derickson this summer.

HB 535 requires employers to keep jobs of out-of-state service personnel
November 16, 2016
Ohio House Passes Bill Expanding Employment Guarantee to Certain National Guard Members

The Ohio House today unanimously passed House Bill 535, sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek), which requires Ohio employers to hold the employment position of any out-of-state National Guard member who is called to serve in the state in which they are enlisted.