Representative Robert R. Cupp - House District 4
 

08.17.17 - New Law To Close Existing Loophole In Child-Enticement Statute

 

COLUMBUS, OHIO – State Representatives Mike Duffey (R-Worthington) and Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today announced plans to partner with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien to introduce new legislation to strengthen Ohio’s child-enticement law.

 
 

07.25.17 - Rep. Cupp Announces Members Of The Speaker's Task Force On Education And Poverty

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today released the list of individuals who will be serving on the Ohio House Speaker’s Task Force on Education and Poverty, which he chairs.

 
 

06.12.17 - Ohio House Committee Advances Legislation With Computer Science Learning Standards

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) supported action by the Ohio House Education and Career Readiness Committee, on which he serves, to approve proposed legislation to add computer science as a recognized high school curriculum option.

 
 

05.18.17 - Rep. Cupp Supports Passage Of Bill To Help Police Better Communicate With Disabled Ohioans

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) yesterday supported the passage of House Bill 115 to create a voluntary program for facilitating effective communication between law enforcement and individuals with communication disabilities.

 
 

05.11.17 - Rep. Bob Cupp Announces Passage Of "Epinephrine Accessibility Act"

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) supported recent passage of House Bill 101, the Epinephrine Accessibility Act, which will make epinephrine auto-injectors more affordable for Ohioans who rely on the medication to treat life-threatening allergic reactions.

 
 

05.04.17 - Rep. Cupp Supports Passage Of House Budget Plan

 

COLUMBUS—Rep. Bob Cupp joined a majority of the Ohio House of Representatives this week in voting to pass the House version of HB 49, the state’s proposed two-year operating budget. The bill addresses some of Ohio’s most pressing issues, including allocating an additional $90 million for primary and secondary education, more money for higher education,  and more than $170 million in funding to help combat Ohio’s heroin epidemic.

 
 

04.24.17 - Rep. Cupp Announces Approval Of Allen County Projects

 

COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Cupp (R-Lima) today announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of funds for four important improvement projects in Allen County. Rhodes State College, Ohio State University Lima and Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution will all receive funding for important renovation projects.

 
 

03.10.17 - Cupp Wins Unanimous House Approval To Eliminate Government Waste By Abolishing Defunct Boards And Commissions

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House recently passed House Bill 31, sponsored by State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima), which eliminates from Ohio statute 10 government boards that are obsolete or nonoperational, including the Government Contracting Advisory Council. The vote was unanimous.

 
 

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

 

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.

 
 

02.09.17 - Representative Cupp Introduces Legislation Regarding Penalties For Trafficking And Possession 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.

 
 

01.13.17 - Rep. Cupp Appointed To Chair House Finance Committee's Primary And Secondary Education Subcommittee

 

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.

 
 

01.06.17 - Representative Cupp's Bills Signed Into Law

 
Columbus - 

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.

 
 

01.06.17 - Representative Cupp Sworn In As State Representative Of The 4th House District

 
Columbus - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 4th Ohio House District, which comprises all of Allen County, for a second term.

 
 

12.16.16 - Rep. Cupp's Legislation On Probate Law Updates And Digital Assets Sent To Governor's Desk

 

COLUMBUS—The Ohio legislature passed a bill to establish rules for determining what happens to digital assets such as email, Facebook, and Twitter accounts upon a person’s death or incapacity.  The bill, developed in close consultation with the Ohio State Bar Association, also contains updates on twelve aspects of state law to help ensure that property can be transferred from one generation to the next generation efficiently.

 
 

12.08.16 - Bipartisan OVI Immobilization Reform Bill Sent To Governor

 

COLUMBUS— State Representatives Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) and John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake), today announced the Senate passage of their bill - House Bill 436 - which addresses an inconsistency in state law with regard to OVI license suspension and offender vehicle mobilization. 

 
 

11.10.16 - Rep. Cupp Recognizes Local Veterans

 

COLUMBUS—“Veterans Day provides a special opportunity to recognize those individuals who have served our nation honorably as members of the armed forces,” State Representative Bob Cupp said. “We thank them for their service in protecting our nation and, as a consequence, preserving our country’s most fundamental principles of liberty, opportunity for all, and recognition of the inherent worth of each individual.”

 
 

10.13.16 - Rep. Cupp Introduces Legislation To Update Digital Assets Law

 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) has introduced a bill (House Bill 602) to establish what happens to the digital assets-including Facebook, Twitter, DropBox and similar online accounts- when a person dies. In a world where there are over 1 billion users on Facebook, this has become an increasingly important issue in legislatures around the country.

 
 

08.19.16 - Rep. Bob Cupp To Serve On Joint Committee On Unemployment Compensation Reform

 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) was recently selected by the Speaker of the Ohio House to serve on the newly created Unemployment Compensation Reform Joint Committee.

 
 

06.14.16 - Governor Signs Bill Granting Local Courts More Options

 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R- Allen County) today announced that Governor Kasich has signed into law House Bill 123.  Cupp is a joint-sponsor of the bill.

 
 

05.24.16 - Bipartisan OVI Immobilization Reform Bill Clears House

 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) today announced the House passage of House Bill 436, legislation to addresses inconsistency in state law with regard to OVI license suspension and offender vehicle immobilization. The bill is joint-sponsored by Rep. Bob Cupp and Rep. John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake).

 
 

05.18.16 - Legislation Updating Probate And Estate Laws Passes Ohio House

 

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that makes incremental updates to various provisions of Ohio’s probate and estate statutes. Developed in close consultation with the Ohio State Bar Association, the bill contains updates on twelve subjects in state law aimed at ensuring that wealth and property can be transferred from generation to generation efficiently and expediently.

 
 

02.04.16 - Rep. Bob Cupp To Serve On Ohio Supreme Court's Grand Jury Task Force

 

Rep. Bob Cupp has been appointed to serve on a task force of the Ohio Supreme Court to determine if improvements in Ohio’s grand jury system are needed and appropriate.  The task force was formed by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor.

 
 

10.07.15 - Rep. Bob Cupp Votes To Send Charter School Reform Bill To Governor

 
COLUMBUS - 

During Wednesday’s House Session, State Representative Bob Cupp (R- Lima) voted to send landmark charter school reform legislation to Governor Kasich for his consideration. 

 
 

10.07.15 - Rep. Bob Cupp Votes For Bill To Protect Victims Of Cyberharassment

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R–Lima) voted this week for legislation that expands protections for Ohioans who are victims of cyberharassment.

 
 

07.28.15 - State Representative Bob Cupp To Hold August Public

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp will hold four legislative update meetings across Allen County next week.  The first will be in Lima on Monday evening, August 3rd to accommodate constituents who cannot make it to the daytime meetings.  The remainder of the meetings will be held on Tuesday, August 4th.

 
 

05.29.15 - State Representative Bob Cupp Announces June Public Legislative Update Meetings To Be Held June 1st

 

State Representative Bob Cupp will hold four legislative update meetings across Allen County on Monday, June 1st.  Cupp represents the 4th Ohio House district, which is comprised of all of Allen County.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend

 
 

05.28.15 - Ohio House Passes Legislation Granting Local Courts More Options

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) lauded yesterday’s passage of House Bill 123 by the Ohio House of Representatives.  Cupp is a joint-sponsor of the bill.

 
 

05.22.15 - State Representative Bob Cupp Introduces Bill To Make "Crime By Drone" Illegal

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) introduced a bill this week which would make it an unlawful act to use a drone to commit a crime.  More specifically, if enacted, the bill would make it an additional crime to use a drone to engage in specific activity that would be a crime if the person did the act by him or her self directly.

 
 

05.21.15 - Ohio Legislature, Rep. Bob Cupp Honor Fallen Soldiers At Medal Of Distinction Ceremony

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) announced today that the Ohio House of Representatives, in a joint session along with the Ohio Senate,  presented the Medal of Distinction to the family of SSG Sonny C. Zimmerman, from Lima, Ohio.

 
 

05.14.15 - State Rep. Cupp Supports Student Testing Limits

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) co-sponsored House Bill 74, which passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday with broad bipartisan support.  H.B. 74, would revise state tests, examinations and assessments given to Ohio’s students.

 
 

05.13.15 - Rep. Cupp Votes To Expand Statute Of Limitations For Prosecuting Rape And Sexual Battery

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) co-sponsored a bill to extend the time limitation for prosecuting rape or sexual battery from 20 to 25 years. If a DNA record of the perpetrator exists, the time in which to bring a prosecution may extend another 5 years.

 
 

05.01.15 - State Representative Bob Cupp To Hold Public

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp will hold four legislative update meetings across Allen County on Monday, May 4th.  Cupp represents the 4th Ohio House district, which is comprised of all of Allen County.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

 
 

04.30.15 - Representative Bob Cupp Supports Bill Aimed At Increasing Government Efficiency And Accountability

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) has voted for legislation aimed at increasing efficiency and saving taxpayer dollars in local governments and state agencies.

 
 

04.29.15 - State Representative Bob Cupp To Hold Public Legislative Update Meetings This Coming Monday

 

State Representative Bob Cupp will hold four legislative update meetings across Allen County on Monday, May 4th.  Cupp represents the 4th Ohio House district, which is comprised of all of Allen County.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

 
 

04.22.15 - Rep. Bob Cupp Supports Passage Of 2-year State Budget

 
COLUMBUS - 

Representative Bob Cupp (R-Allen County) voted for today’s passage by the Ohio House of Representatives of Amended Substitute House Bill 64, the two-year state budget bill. The bill passed the House by a vote of 63 to 35.

 
 

03.26.15 - Representative Cupp Announces Passage Of Charter School Reform Bill From Ohio House

 
COLUMBUS - 

During today’s Ohio House session, State Representative Bop Cupp (R-Lima) voted in support of House Bill 2, legislation that revises and increases oversight over the state’s charter school system.

 
 

02.11.15 - Representative Cupp Applauds Ohio House Passage Of Bill Regarding PARCC Testing In Schools

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) supported today’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, a bill that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

 
 

01.15.15 - Rep. Cupp Appointed Education Subcommittee Chair Of The House Finance Committee

 

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) appointed State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to serve as the Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chair of the House Finance Committee.

 
 

01.06.15 - Bob Cupp Sworn In As State Representative Of The 4th Ohio House District

 

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) on Monday was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. He represents the 4th Ohio House District, which includes all of Allen County.