COLUMBUS—Today, Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) sent a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine urging him to veto Senate Bill (SB) 157, the latest Republican anti-abortion bill. Opponents say SB 157 would put patients in danger by interfering with the ability for doctors and patients to make appropriate and life-saving medical decisions if faced with a medical crisis during pregnancy.
Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today issued a statement on the passage of HB 29, which legalizes regulated sports betting in Ohio. Legalizing and taxing sports gaming will raise several tens of millions of dollars per year for education. Miller served as a member on the Select Committee on Gaming and was a key author of the legislation.
Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today issued a statement as Republicans passed a partisan, four-year congressional district map that unduly favors GOP candidates 13-2.
Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today voted in opposition to two bills opponents say would make schools and communities less safe and fail to address gun violence in Ohio. House Bill (HB) 99 would allow school districts to arm teachers in the classroom without adequate training or safe storage requirements, while HB 227 would eliminate concealed weapon training and safety standards, including penalties for failing to notify police of a concealed weapon during a stop.
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) today praised the House passage of Senate Bill (SB) 59, known as the Ohio Veterans’ Heritage Protection Act, that would protect cannons or other artillery, statues, monuments, memorials, or plaques that have been placed by the public to commemorate a war or service in a war. SB 59 is the companion legislation for Rep. Miller’s HB 190, which was passed by the House in June 2021.
Today, Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) applauded the unanimous House passage of legislation that would provide legal protections for Guardians ad litem (GAL) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). They are advocates appointed by a judge to determine what is in the best interest of a party (usually a minor or adult subject to guardianship) who do not have an attorney of their own. Currently, they are not afforded the same protections as officers of the court like judges and attorneys.
Rep. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today applauded the House Criminal Justice committee passage of House Bill (HB) 226, which would provide legal protections for Guardians ad litem (GAL) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). These advocates are appointed by a judge to determine what is in the best interest of a party, usually a minor or adult subject to guardianship, who do not have an attorney of their own. Currently, they are not afforded the same protections as officers of the court like judges and attorneys.
COLUMBUS— Today, State Reps. Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and Monique Smith (D-Fairview Park) testified before the Ohio House Behavioral Health and Recovery Supports Committee on House Bill (HB) 363, which would expand the powers and duties of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to include planning, preparing and providing services during pandemics, natural disasters and other major emergencies.
State Rep. Adam C. Miller (D-Columbus) today praised the House passage of HB 178, his bipartisan bill with Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland), which would regulate water pressure at pools and other water features. HB 178 was introduced after Makenna Day, then seven-years-old, was seriously injured after standing over a water feature. Water pressure injuries can often require surgery and cause lingering medical problems.
State Reps. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) and Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today provided sponsor testimony before the Ohio Higher Education and Career Readiness Committee on H.B. 415, the Veteran Education Tuition Support Act, which would expand eligibility for in-state tuition to veterans, their spouses, and dependents. The bill would specifically provide in-state tuition to any member of the Ohio National Guard who had 15 days active duty or active duty training in a service year.