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Legislation focuses on transparency, responsibility and accountability
March 26, 2015
Rep. Dovilla Announces Passage of Charter School Reform Bill

State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) today announced House passage of House Bill 2, legislation he sponsored to strengthen Ohio’s charter school system.

 
 
House Bill 69, the "Heartbeat Bill", Passes in the Ohio House

House Bill 69, also known as the “Heartbeat Bill”, passed in the Ohio House today. This bill, sponsored by Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Representative Ron Hood (R-Ashville), seeks to protect the lives of Ohio babies beginning with their first detectable heartbeat.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Priority Water Quality Legislation

The Ohio House of Representatives today passed Substitute Senate Bill 1, legislation addressing some of the most important issues pertaining to water quality in Ohio. House and Senate leaders, as well as the bill sponsors, took part in a press conference this morning to discuss components of the legislation, prior to its passage on the House floor.

 
 
Reps. Duffey, DeVitis Champion Bill to Increase Asthma Protections in Schools and Camps

The Ohio House passed House Bill 39 yesterday, sponsored by Representatives Mike Duffey and Anthony DeVitis. This bill will permit schools and camps to procure and possess asthma inhalers for use in emergency situations.

 
 
House Passes Legislation to Create Domestic Relations Division in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

State Representatives Andy Brenner (R- Powell) and Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 11, legislation that seeks to add a judgeship to the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, which currently has two judges. The new judge would be elected in 2016 and would serve as the judge of the domestic relations division.

 
 
Ohio House Passes Bill to Give State Medical Board Broader Options

The Ohio House passed House Bill 40 today, sponsored by Representatives Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) and Jonathan Dever (R-Cincinnati). This bill is designed to improve accountability related to continuing education requirements for medical professionals by giving the State Medical Board the ability to fine and regulate the certificates to practice.

 
 
Representatives Dovilla and Retherford Announce House Passage of Ohio Elder Justice Act

State Representatives Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) and Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) today announced that the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 24, the Ohio Elder Justice Act, legislation which would strengthen the laws protecting elders from abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. 

 
 
State Rep. Grossman Holds a Press Conference to Discuss CPR Legislation

State Rep. Grossman Holds a Press Conference to Discuss CPR Legislation

 
 
Budget cuts rates for Ohio employers, simplifies appeals process and alleviates costs while ensuring benefits
March 11, 2015

State Representative Bob Hackett (R-London) today applauded the passage of Ohio House Bill 52, which is the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Budget for FY 2016 and 2017. The bill supplies the BWC with funds needed to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage for employers and employees in the State of Ohio.

 
 

Legislation that addresses some of the most important issues pertaining to water quality in Ohio, including the recent, harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, passed through the Ohio House today with bipartisan support.