COLUMBUS—A bill sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) today passed the Ohio House by a vote of 97-0. The bill 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.
COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) gave sponsor testimony Wednesday in the Ohio House Criminal Justice Committee on a bill he introduced to restore the statutory penalties for possession of cocaine. The penalties were undone by the Ohio Supreme Court’s December decision in State v. Gonzales, (Slip Opinion 2016-Ohio-8319). It will also clarify the penalties for trafficking of cocaine.
COLUMBUS—Yesterday, Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) as chair of the Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee of the House Finance Committee.
On Wednesday, Governor John Kasich signed into law two bills sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima). HB 432 updates probate laws and provides procedures for access to social media accounts and other digital assets of the deceased. HB 436 fixes an inconsistency in state law regarding OVI license suspension and offender vehicle mobilization.