Rep. Sears talks about legislation on the House floor
Rep. Sears talks about legislation on the House floor
 Rep. Sears discussing priority legislation for the 131st General Assembly at a press conference
Rep. Sears discussing priority legislation for the 131st General Assembly at a press conference
 Rep. Sears with her sons on swearing in day
Rep. Sears with her sons on swearing in day
Reps. Sears and Gonzales attend a bill signing
Reps. Sears and Gonzales attend a bill signing
 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.
Rep. Sears presents a commendation in front of the Statehouse.
Rep. Sears presents a commendation in front of the Statehouse.
 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 and Rep. Amstutz before session
Rep. Sears and Rep. Amstutz before session
Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
Rep. Sears presents a House resolution
 Rep. Sears receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award
Rep. Sears receives the Watchdog of the Treasury Award
 Rep. Sears offers testimony in committee
Rep. Sears offers testimony in committee
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 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 fourth 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. She will continue serving in that capacity for the 131st General Assembly.

 
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Representative Sears Serves In the Following Committees :

FinanceFinance Subcommittee on Health and Human ServicesHealth and AgingInsurance
 
 
 
 

06.18.15 - Ohio House Passes Legislation To Authorize Conveyance Of Seventeen State-Owned Pieces Of Real Estate

 
COLUMBUS -

The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 238, sponsored by State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) and Robert McColley (R-Napoleon). HB 238 authorizes the conveyance of seventeen pieces of state-owned real estate by direct sale, auction, or other methods.

 
 

06.03.15 - Rep. Sears Introduces Felony Cockfighting Legislation

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Township) introduced legislation recently that seeks to elevate the penalties for cockfighting in Ohio. The bill seeks to bring the penalty levels in Ohio to those which are already in place in 42 states, including all neighboring Great Lake states.

 
 

05.27.15 - Guest Column: Improving The Water Quality In Northwest Ohio

 

In Northwest Ohio, Lake Erie is our greatest natural resource. It supports job-creating industries, attracts tourists to our state, and provides drinking water to our residents. Last year, a severe algal bloom in Lake Erie left the Toledo area without clean drinking water. I am happy to report that members of the Ohio House and Senate have passed Senate Bill 1, legislation that addresses the health of Lake Erie.

 
 

02.05.15 - Rep. Sears To Hold Open Forum In District To Discuss Governor's Budget Proposal

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Twp.) will be holding an open forum in the district to discuss Governor John Kasich’s budget proposal, which he unveiled February 2nd.

 
 
 

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 2016 / Not eligible to run for another term