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.
 Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
 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 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 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.
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 speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
 Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Session Feb. 28, 2018.
 
 

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

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. 

 
 

11.15.17 - Rep. Merrin's Repeal Of Prescription Eyewear Tax Receives Expedited Approval

 
COLUMBUS -

State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) announced that the Ohio House and Senate have agreed to incorporate the language of House Bill 116, repealing the sale and use tax on prescription eyeglasses, into Amended Senate Bill 8. The agreement came during Wednesday’s Senate Bill 8 Conference Committee, a process for compromise between the two legislative bodies. Representative Merrin initially introduced House Bill 116 in March with the bill receiving a nearly unanimous vote on the House floor in September.

 
 

11.03.17 - Bill Prohibiting Abortions On Unborn Children With Down Syndrome Passes Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS -

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 214, the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act, joint-sponsored by Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) and Representative Sarah LaTourette (R-Chesterland).

 
 
 
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