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Legislation Urging Support for H.C.R 28 Passes the Ohio House

State Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 28, legislation urging the United States Congress to pass, and the President to sign into law, the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015.

Ohio House Passes Legislation Protecting Military Families

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) that would exempt military deployment orders from being a public record. The intention of the bill is to provide military families with the security, privacy and peace of mind they deserve while their family member serves away from home.

Common-sense reforms to help both consumers and towing companies
May 18, 2016
Ohio House Passes Towing Legislation

Legislation passed through the Ohio House of Representatives today that aim to make needed upgrades and improvements to state law to benefit both consumers and towing companies. House Bill 341 builds upon provisions that were included in Senate Bill 274 from the previous General Assembly.

Rep. Brian Hill Applauds Ohio House Opposition to EPA's Clean Power Plan

State Representative Brian Hill (R-Zanesville) today announced the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 29, legislation announcing the Ohio House’s opposition to the Clean Power Plan (CPP).

Rep. Buchy Applauds Passage of Bill Exempting Non-Profit Gyms from Sales Tax

Today, State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) applauded the passage of House Bill 334, legislation that exempts non-profit gyms from sales tax, at Ohio House session.

Legislation Creating SmartOhio Financial Literacy Pilot Program Passes Ohio House

State Representative Lou Terhar (R-Cincinnati) yesterday announced the passage of House Bill 391 by the Ohio House, legislation that creates a pilot program to encourage and increase financial literacy for students in kindergarten through the fifth grade. Rep. Terhar is the primary sponsor of the bill.

Legislation to Expedite Vacant Property Foreclosure Process Passes Ohio House

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 463, legislation aimed at reforming the way foreclosure cases are managed in Ohio, expediting cases on court-certified abandoned properties, giving power to local governments to manage blight, and providing basic property right protections.

Legislation addresses third party motor vehicle accidents
May 11, 2016
Ohio House of Representatives Concurs on Workers' Compensation Bill

The Ohio House of Representatives today concurred on Senate changes to House Bill 207, sponsored by State Representatives Mike Henne (R-Clayton) and Robert McColley (R-Napoleon). HB 207 addresses issues of workers’ compensation claims that involve motor vehicle accidents caused by a third party.

HB 505 aimed at reducing cost of prescription medications
May 11, 2016
Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Increasing Access to Biological Drugs

Today, the Ohio House passed legislation that allows pharmacists to substitute biologically similar products, or “biosimilars,” for any biological product prescribed by a physician. This is a similar concept to a consumer obtaining a generic prescription medication rather than a more expensive brand name drug.

HB 89 increases special education services; increases recovery funding to schools
May 11, 2016
Ohio House Passes Legislation to Improve Medicaid in Schools Program

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 89, legislation that increases the amount of funding school districts can recover through the federal Medicaid in Schools Program.