Rep. O'Brien takes the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
Rep. O'Brien takes the oath of office for the 131st General Assembly
 House Session
House Session
 Rep. O'Brien presents a Resolution to the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team
Rep. O'Brien presents a Resolution to the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team
Rep. O'Brien presents a House Resolution during session
Rep. O'Brien presents a House Resolution during session
 Reps. O'Brien, Hagan, Barborak, Letson and Gerberry pose for a picture with the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team
Reps. O'Brien, Hagan, Barborak, Letson and Gerberry pose for a picture with the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team
 Rep. O'Brien during Committee
Rep. O'Brien during Committee
From L to R: Reps. Curtin, Strahorn, O'Brien
From L to R: Reps. Curtin, Strahorn, O'Brien
 Rep. O'Brien is joined by fellow lawmakers to speak out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
Rep. O'Brien is joined by fellow lawmakers to speak out against HB 203, which would bring "Stand Your Ground" to Ohio.
 Rep. O'Brien (left) with Congressman Ryan (right) and school children during his business trade mission trip in Cuba
Rep. O'Brien (left) with Congressman Ryan (right) and school children during his business trade mission trip in Cuba
Reps. O'Brien and Bishoff
Reps. O'Brien and Bishoff
 Rep. O'Brien
Rep. O'Brien
 Rep. O'Brien attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. O'Brien attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. O'Brien and Rep. Mallory
Rep. O'Brien and Rep. Mallory
 Rep. O'Brien and Rep. Ashford
Rep. O'Brien and Rep. Ashford
 House Session
House Session
House Dems gather for a picture
House Dems gather for a picture
 Reps. Celebrezze, Mallory, Strahorn and O'Brien
Reps. Celebrezze, Mallory, Strahorn and O'Brien
 Rep. O'Brien attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. O'Brien attends a Women's Rights Rally
Rep. O'Brien presents a Resolution to the Robo Cats
Rep. O'Brien presents a Resolution to the Robo Cats
 Rep. O'Brien hosts Newton Falls Mock-Committee Day
Rep. O'Brien hosts Newton Falls Mock-Committee Day
 Rep. O'Brien hosts Newton Falls Mock-Committee Day
Rep. O'Brien hosts Newton Falls Mock-Committee Day
Before Joint Session
Before Joint Session
 Rep. O'Brien congratulates the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team for winning the National Cadet Championship.
Rep. O'Brien congratulates the Youngstown Air Reserve Station 051 Drill Team for winning the National Cadet Championship.
 Rep. O'Brien (right) joins Speaker Batchelder after being sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
Rep. O'Brien (right) joins Speaker Batchelder after being sworn in as member of the 131st General Assembly
 

State Representative Sean J. O'Brien (D-Bazetta) is currently serving his third term at the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 63rd House District which encompasses the Southeastern portion of Trumbull County.

 
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Representative O'Brien Serves In the Following Committees :

Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentEnergy and Natural ResourcesPublic Utilities
 
 
 
 

05.11.16 - O'Brien Calls EPA Water Safety Bill A "Step In The Right Direction" For The Region

 

State Rep. Sean J. O’Brien (D-Bazetta) today voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 512, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s mid-biennium review legislation. 

The legislation follows the recent Sebring water crisis, in which records have revealed that the Ohio EPA failed to notify residents of Sebring, Ohio that area water had higher-than-normal levels of lead for almost five months. 

“The state has the responsibility to ensure we are doing everything in our power to keep children and families safe from toxic drinking water,” said O’Brien. “Though this legislation could certainly go further to tighten reporting requirements, and encourage inter-agency cooperation, I am pleased we were able to take this first step in the right direction today.” 

 
 

05.10.16 - Rep. O'Brien: Proposal To Legalize Medical Marijuana Passes Ohio House

 

State Rep. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 523, legislation to legalize the use of certain forms of medical marijuana in Ohio to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries, including cancer, chronic pain, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease spinal cord injury, HIV and AIDS.

 
 

04.28.16 - Rep. O'Brien Organizes Meeting To Discuss State Support Of Youngstown Air Reserve Station

 

State Rep. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) Wednesday met with Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), House Minority Leader Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) and representatives from the Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) and the Western Reserve Port Authority to discuss securing state investment for the air reserve facility. The Reserve Station had submitted a request for capital funding to help establish the air base as a Regional Joint Readiness Center (RJRC) to provide a central point for deploying reservists, but the request was not included in initial versions of the state’s capital budget bill. 

 
 

01.07.16 - Reps. O'Brien, Patterson Look To Increase Public Safety Through Enhanced Injection Well Regulations

 

State Reps. Sean O’Brien (D-Bazetta) and John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today announced new legislation to strengthen injection well regulations and procedures for the transportation and storage of liquid waste in Ohio. The bill’s sponsors say the focus of the bill is to ensure the safety of all who work and live near injection well sites while allowing Ohioans to capitalize on energy resources locked in shale formations throughout the state.

 
 
 
Representative Sean O'Brien
District 63
77 S. High St
10th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-3488
Fax      (614) 719-3965
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Hometown : Bazetta
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Eligible to run for another term