Representative P. Scott Lipps - House District 62
 

11.06.19 - Rep. Lipps Applauds The Passage Of Mobile Dental Facilities Bill

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the unanimous passage of his legislation, House Bill 203. This legislation will make the services provided by Mobile Dental Facilities (MDF’s) more effective in order to allow greater access to proper oral health care. Dental care is the number one unmet health care need in Ohio. These MDF’s provide access to uninsured and underinsured Ohio families and children.

 
 

10.18.19 - Rep. Lipps Appointed To Legislative Committee On Public Health Futures

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced his appointment by Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to serve on the Legislative Committee on Public Health Futures.

 
 

10.03.19 - Rep. Lipps Appointed Chairman Of Ohio House Health Committee

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced his appointment by Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) to serve as the Chairman of the House Health committee.

 
 

08.20.19 - Rep. Lipps Announces Introduction Of Erin's Law

 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that he has joint sponsored legislation with Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) that will mandate sexual abuse and sexual violence prevention in schools.

 
 

07.17.19 - Rep. Lipps Applauds The Passage Of The State Operating Budget

 

COLUMBUS— State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the House passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 166, the biennial state budget bill that allocates funding to Ohio’s children, and government initiatives, as well as providing meaningful tax relief to all Ohioans and small businesses in the state. The two year budget plan is fiscally responsible, balanced and sustainable.

 
 

06.19.19 - Rep. Lipps Announces Passage Of House Bill 262

 

COLUMBUS – State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) announced today that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed legislation to help increase awareness about prostate cancer and preemptive screenings for the disease. 

 
 

05.23.19 - State Rep. Lipps Announces District Winners Of 2019 "Become A Legislator For A Day" Essay Contest

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced the winners of the “Become a Legislator for a Day” essay contest for Warren County’s fourth graders. Fourth grade students from schools around Warren County were asked to write essays about famous Ohioans from their district explaining how that person became famous and how they made an impact on the State of Ohio and/or the United States as a whole. Out of hundreds of participants, forty were selected in recognition of their hard work.

 
 

04.17.19 - Rep. Lipps Announces Introduction Of Mobile Dental Facilities Bill

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that he will introduce legislation that will make the services provided by Mobile Dental Facilities (MDF’s) more effective in order to allow greater access to proper oral health care.

 
 

02.11.19 - Rep. Lipps Announces Re-Introduction Of Pharmacy Benefit Manager Bill

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that he has re-introduced House Bill 479 from the 132nd General Assembly, with Representative West (D-Canton). This bill will expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

 
 

01.08.19 - Rep. Scott Lipps Sworn In As State Representative For The 62nd House District

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) was sworn in to his second term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives during yesterday’s session. He represents the 62nd District, which includes much of Warren County.

 
 

12.14.18 - Rep. Lipps Tackles Health Policy In His First Term

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio House has concurred on House Bill 464, a bill that will establish stroke protocols and recognize stroke centers. The main goal of this legislation is to save lives and limit disability caused by strokes.

 
 

11.28.18 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Banning Placing Taxes On Plastic Bags, Other Packaging Items

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 625, legislation that clarifies state law for businesses in regards to their use of packaging containers such as bags, bottles and other food service items.

 
 

11.01.18 - Guest Column From State Representative Scott Lipps: Working To Ensure Our Schools Are Safe For Students

 

In the wake of school shootings around the country, I’ve found myself thinking about added concerns when sending children off to class. Fearing for a student’s bodily safety should not be a worry for parents and guardians who deal with innumerous stresses associated with raising a child. In an effort to help provide some relief for these concerns, the Ohio House has worked on several initiatives to secure educational environments for students and teachers alike, including House Bill 318, which passed with strong bipartisan support.

 
 

10.26.18 - Guest Column From State Rep. Scott Lipps: Importance Of Exercising The Right To Vote

 

We have the opportunity to give our opinion and provide a personal say in the future of our state and our country through voting. It is each citizen’s chance to give tangible support for the candidates that best represent his or her views. This right, the right to vote, is one of the most powerful freedoms we hold as Americans.

 
 

09.07.18 - Guest Column: Workers' Compensation Rebates An Economic Boost To Warren County

 

The summer of 2018 brought with it another massive boost to Ohio’s economy, coming once again from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. For the fourth time since 2013, the agency is again sending a 9-figure rebate to Ohio’s private and public employers, thanks to wise investments, smart business decisions and falling claims numbers. This year’s rebate is $1.5 billion and the BWC’s largest in 20 years. 

 
 

08.17.18 - Rep. Lipps Announces Breakthrough In Battle Against Skyrocketing Drug Prices

 
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State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is terminating contracts with all pharmacy middlemen. This announcement comes after Auditor Yost presented a draft of his report on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to ODM. The contracts will be re-established with a more transparent pricing model, called “pass-through,” that will take effect January 1st, 2019. 

 
 

08.01.18 - Rep. Lipps Announces Sales Tax Holiday For First Weekend Of August

 
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State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that a sales tax holiday will be held this weekend, an opportunity for parents to receive some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year which will also stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers. This year’s sales tax holiday was established by the state operating budget, House Bill 49.

 
 

07.25.18 - Rep. Lipps Applauds Legislature's Approval Of Payday Lending Reform Legislation

 
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State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the Ohio House’s concurrence on Senate changes to House Bill 123, legislation sponsored by Reps. Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) and Michael Ashford (D-Toledo). The bipartisan bill will reform the state’s payday lending industry and is aimed at lowering interest rates on loans and helping borrowers avoid endless debt cycles.

 
 

07.13.18 - Guest Column From State Representative Scott Lipps

 

It’s that time of the year again—the Warren County Fair begins soon! The fair is one of my favorite events in southwestern Ohio, especially when I try to be as involved as possible in our local FFA organization. The FFA is a wonderful program that teaches our children leadership and citizenship skills, and the Warren County Fair highlights all the hard work they put in each year.

 
 

06.27.18 - Ohio House Approves Patient-Friendly Legislation That Increases Price Transparency For Prescription Drugs

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the passage of bipartisan legislation he joint sponsored with Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton). House Bill 479 would expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

 
 

06.20.18 - Rep. Lipps Announces Passage Of Legislation To Help Curb Ohio's Opioid Crisis

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio House has passed House Bill 231, legislation sponsored by Reps. Tim Ginter (R-Salem) and Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) that would enact a pilot program in pharmacies for tamper-resistant containers.

 
 

06.18.18 - Representative Lipps Appointed Vice Chair Of House Finance Committee

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) was today appointed by Ohio House Speaker Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) to serve as the vice chairman of the House Finance Committee.

 
 

05.30.18 - State Representative Scott Lipps Announces Fort Ancient's Nomination For World Heritage Site

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Department of the Interior has decided to nominate Fort Ancient to be designated as a World Heritage Site. This would be Ohio’s first World Heritage Site.

 
 

04.24.18 - State Rep. Lipps Announces District Winner Of 2018 Ohio House Of Representatives Student Art Exhibition

 


COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) announced Alyssa Butler as the 62nd House District winner of the 2018 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition.

 
 

04.13.18 - Rep. Lipps Announces Passage Of Legislation To Improve Security Measures In Schools

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) announced passage of legislation to establish certain qualifications and training requirements for school resource officers (SROs). House Bill 318 also permits SROs to provide a specified range of services to the schools they serve.

 
 

04.12.18 - Rep. Lipps Announces House Approval Of The Ohio Anti-Bullying And Hazing Act

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio House has approved legislation that works to prevent school place bullying, also known as the Ohio Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act.

 
 

03.14.18 - Speaker Rosenberger, Auditor Yost Call For More Data Related To Managed Care Plans & PBM Industry

 

COLUMBUS—Today, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) and other House members, along with State Auditor Dave Yost participated in a press conference to discuss efforts to update Ohio’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBM) industry.

 
 

01.24.18 - Reps. Lipps, West Discuss Newly Introduced Legislation Regarding Prescription Drug Affordability

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) and Thomas West (D-Canton) today held a press conference to discuss newly introduced legislation that will expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

 
 

01.23.18 - Media Advisory: Reps. Lipps, West To Discuss Prescription Drug Legislation

 

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) and Thomas West (D-Canton) will be discussing newly introduced legislation that will expand access to affordable prescription drugs by increasing price transparency and ensuring a fair payment process for pharmacies and patients.

 
 

09.20.17 - Rep. Lipps Highlights Health Benefits Of Chiropractors In Ohio

 
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State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today applauded the passage of House Bill 196, legislation that recognizes the importance of chiropractors and the health benefits associated with this profession. 

 
 

02.27.17 - State Representative Lipps Encourages Local College Graduates To Apply For Statehouse Fellowship

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2018.

 
 

02.15.17 - Representative Lipps Applauds Passage Of Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession Of Cocaine

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) today announced the passage of legislation by the Ohio House that makes changes to drug trafficking and possession laws regarding cocaine. House Bill 4 restores the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine and clarifies the penalties for the trafficking of cocaine.

 
 

01.31.17 - Rep. Scott Lipps Appointed To Committees In Ohio House

 

COLUMBUS— Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has announced that State Representative Scott Lipps (R-Franklin) has been appointed to serve on three Ohio House committees.