Rep. Sears presents a commendation in front of the Statehouse.
Rep. Sears presents a commendation in front of the Statehouse.
 The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
The women of the Republican Caucus with Speaker Batchelder on Go Red For Women Day
 Rep. Sears speaks on the House floor during session.
Rep. Sears speaks on the House floor during session.
Reps. Sears and Gonzales attend a bill signing
Reps. Sears and Gonzales attend a bill signing
 Rep. Sears presents a commendation from the Ohio House.  It is accepted by Marcos Ambrose on the behalf of NASCAR.
Rep. Sears presents a commendation from the Ohio House. It is accepted by Marcos Ambrose on the behalf of NASCAR.
 Rep. Sears with her sons on swearing in day
Rep. Sears with her sons on swearing in day
Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
 Rep. Sears and Rep. Amstutz before session
Rep. Sears and Rep. Amstutz before session
 Rep. Sears receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award
Rep. Sears receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award
Rep. Sears with Speaker Batchelder with a school group in the Statehouse
Rep. Sears with Speaker Batchelder with a school group in the Statehouse
 Rep. Sears offers testimony in committee
Rep. Sears offers testimony in committee
 Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
Rep. Sears during House session
Rep. Sears during House session
 
 

State Representative Barbara Sears is currently serving in her third term. She represents the 47th House District, which includes parts of Lucas and Fulton counties.  For the 130th General Assembly, she was elected by her colleagues to serve as Majority Floor Leader for the Ohio House of Representatives.

 
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Representative Sears Serves In the Following Committees :

Finance and AppropriationsHealth and Human Services SubcommitteeHealth and AgingInsurance
 
 
 
 

04.09.14 - BWC Reform Legislation Passes Ohio House

 
Columbus -

The Ohio House of Representatives today voted to pass House Bill 493, a component of the Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) package that makes various revisions to Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation Law.

 
 

03.12.14 - Sears And Amstutz Release Statements On Community Foundation Tax Credit Legislation

 
COLUMBUS -

Today, State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Toledo) and State Representative Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster), applauded the passage of House Bill 408 (HB 408), which allows for an income tax credit for donations to permanent endowment funds of an eligible community foundation. If donations are under $1,000, the tax credit equals 50% of the donation and, if contributions are above $1,000, the credit equals 20% of the donation. The tax credit may not exceed $10,000 for individual returns or $20,000 for joint returns. 

 
 

03.07.14 - Rep. Sears Announces Job Gains, Lower Unemployment Rate In Ohio

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) today announced that Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. 

 
 

01.16.14 - Passage Of Legislation Makes For More Convenient Meetings

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) is pleased to announce that House Bill 286, which she sponsored, passed the Ohio House of Representatives yesterday. The bill affects the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council (ODDC), permitting the council to use teleconferencing and interactive video conferencing for meetings.

 
 
 

Connect With Representative Sears

 
Representative Barbara R. Sears
District 47
77 S. High St
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1731
Fax      (614) 719-6946
Email Representative Sears
 
Leadership Position : Majority Floor Leader
Hometown : Monclova Township
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :
Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another term