Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
 Rep. Merrin during Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
Rep. Merrin during Ag Committee hearing at the Ohio State Fair July 31, 2018.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
 Reps. Merrin and Antani during  House Non-voting Session.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Non-voting Session.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
 Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
 Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
 Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House Session March 21, 2018.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House Session March 21, 2018.
 Derek Merrin receives applause from House members as he enters the chamber to be sworn in.
Derek Merrin receives applause from House members as he enters the chamber to be sworn in.
 

State Representative Derek Merrin is currently serving his first full term in the Ohio House after being appointed in 2016. He represents the 47th district, which includes portions of Fulton and Lucas counties.

 
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September Office Hours

06.21.18 - Ohio House Passes Bill Clarifying Tax Levy Ballot Language

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House passed State Representative Derek Merrin’s (R-Monclova Township) legislation setting new standards for ballot language to describe tax levies and bond issues on a ballot. House Bill 342 gives voters a better understanding of how much a tax levy will actually cost a taxpayer.

 
 

06.07.18 - Rep. Merrin Announces Passage Of Bill Recovering Losses For Theft Victims

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Twp.) today announced the passage of legislation he sponsored by the Ohio House of Representatives. Substitute House Bill 391 broadens the definition of “economic loss” in criminal theft cases, and provides judges with the opportunity to include accounting and auditing costs incurred by the victim when determining restitution.

 
 

03.22.18 - Rep. Merrin's Bill Providing Increased Protection From Unfair Tax Complaints Approved By Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) today announced that legislation he sponsored was approved by the Ohio House of Representatives with a 59-39 vote. House Bill 343 adds additional protection to property owners facing valuation complaints from local governments leading to increased property taxes owed and legal costs to litigate the challenges.

 
 

11.30.17 - State Rep. Derek Merrin To Hold Office Hours

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) today announced that he will be holding district office hours in December. No appointment is necessary for these office hours and everyone is encouraged to participate. 

 
 
 
Representative Derek Merrin
District 47
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1731
Fax      (614) 719-6946
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Hometown : Monclova Township
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term