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 House Session March 21, 2018.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House Session March 21, 2018.
 Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
 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 during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
 Reps. Merrin and Antani during  House Non-voting Session.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Non-voting 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.
 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.
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.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
 
 

State Representative Derek Merrin is currently serving his second 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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Representative Merrin Serves In the Following Committees :

 
 
 
 
September Office Hours

01.08.19 - Rep. Merrin's "Epinephrine Accessibility Act" Signed Into Law

 

COLUMBUS—State Derek Merrin’s (R-Monclova Township) House Bill 101, the Epinephrine Accessibility Act, which seeks to make epinephrine auto-injectors more affordable and accessible for Ohioans who rely on the medication to treat life-threatening allergic reactions, was signed into law by Governor Kasich yesterday. 

 
 

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.

 
 
 
 

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Representative Derek Merrin
District 47
77 S. High St
13th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1731
Fax      (614) 719-6946
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Hometown : Monclova Township
Party : Republican
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