Bills that Impact the Judiciary
General Assembly:
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    Enact Aisha's Law regarding domestic violence / arrest authority (Boyd, Carruthers)

    Regards child abuse and neglect reporting (Plummer, Manchester)

    Revise Probate Law, Guardianship Law, and Ohio Trust Code (Grendell, Stewart)

    Revise electronic recording of custodial interrogations (West, Plummer)

    Provide enforcement mechanism for certain constitutional rights (Grendell)

    Modify the campaign finance law (Grendell, Frazier)

    Expand the offense of obstructing justice (LaRae, Wilkin)

    Increase assault penalties in certain circumstances (Roemer, Miller III)

    Regards certain statutes of limitation and repose (Hillyer)

    Revise eminent domain law (Cutrona)

    Enact FY 2022-2023 transportation budget (Oelslager, )

    Revise child support laws with regard to caretakers (Russo, Manchester)

    Revise Address Confidentiality Program and recorder fees (Abrams, LaRae)

    Regards adoption / duration of emergency rules (Merrin)

    Regards age-appropriate child sexual abuse instruction (Lipps, Kelly)

    Regards parental right of disposition for deceased adult child (Galonski)

    Increase penalties-certain criminal offenses; peace officer (Abrams, Carruthers)

    Creates appropriations for FY 2022-2023 (Oelslager)

    Regards use of handheld electronic wireless device while driving (Lightbody)

    Eliminate sex crime spousal exceptions; permit spousal testimony (Lanese, Boggs)

    Require certain judicial candidates have party ballot designation (Swearingen, Stewart)

    Enact Jacob's Law re:certain child abuse-related offenses (Lampton)

    Regards criminal sentencing and correction (Boggs, Carfagna)

    Abolish the death penalty; revise juror challenge numbers (Schmidt, Miller)

    Remove damage cap for noneconomic loss for rape victims (Boggs, Russo)

    Expand intimidation offenses to guardians ad litem/advocates (Pavliga, Miller)

    Allow certain crime victims to terminate rental agreement (Sobecki, Lepore-Hagan)

    Regards statutes of limitation for rape and child sexual abuse (Galonski, Miranda)

    Prohibit receiving proceeds of prostitution (Powell, Schmidt)

    Regards wrongful death claims (Brown, Oelslager)

    Prohibit driving while using electronic communications device (Abrams, Lampton)

    Change the venue for appeal from an agency order (Seitz)

    Create offense: strangulation by a law enforcement officer (Lapore-Hagan, Galonski)

    Establish requirements for SNAP benefit transfer cards (Koehler)

    Revise voter registration and conduct of elections (Lepore-Hagan, Liston)

    Make bail changes (Leland, Hillyer)

    Enact Expanding Human Trafficking Justice Act (Galonski, Richardson)

    Regards qualified immunity for peace officers; indemnification (West, Denson)

    Regards wills, declarations, living wills, powers of attorney (Swearingen)

    Revise the law re: rights of crime victim (White)

    Require human impact statement for criminal justice bills (Howse, Crossman)

    Revise the Unclaimed Funds Law (Merrin)

    Prohibit disability from being used to deny, limit parenting (Ray)

    Clarify appointing authority - boards of county hospital trustees (Stewart, Johnson)

    Revise the offense of voyeurism (Schmidt)

    Regards penalty - failure to report adult abuse or neglect (Troy, Seitz)

    Prohibit manipulation of controlled substance addiction (White, Manchester)

    Regards Guardianship Law; legal services for judges (Grendell, Galonski)

    Regards bindovers of alleged juvenile offender to criminal court (Stewart, Lampton)

    Regards allocation of parental rights and responsibilities (West, Creech)

    Create Fulton County Municipal Court; abolish Fulton County Court (Hoops)

    Allow privileged testimonial peer support services communication (Abrams, Baldridge)

    Regards jurisdiction of Toledo Municipal Court - Housing Division (Hicks-Hudson)

    Require common pleas court docket to appear on clerk's web site (Stewart, Brown)

    Revise penalty for failure to comply with police officer's order (Miller, )

    Regards postconviction relief based on DNA evidence of innocence (Schmidt, Upchurch)

    Regards voluntary admission of mentally ill persons (Smith, Ray)

    Add public safety as a factor in setting bail (LaRe, Swearingen)

    Regards collective bargaining by certain juvenile court employees (Patton, Upchurch)

    Abolish East Liverpool Municipal Court in Columbiana County (Ginter)

    Modify penalties for failure to comply with police officer (Patton)

    Enact "An Act to Control and Regulate Adult Use Cannabis" (Weinstein, Upchurch)

    Prohibit required reimbursement - officer help for certain crimes (Sobecki)

    Regards sealing of eviction records (Hicks-Hudson)

    Require certain vehicular homicide offender pay child maintenance (Grendell, Young)

    Expand Portage County Domestic Relations Court jurisdiction (Pavliga)

    Require attorney fees for Public Record Law violations (Ingram)

    Apply certain felony offenses only to persons 18 and older (Humphrey)

    Increase penalty - providing alcohol to a minor in certain cases (Ray)

    Revise restrictions on childhood sexual abuse sex offenders (Seitz)

    Revise eminent domain law (Kick, Creech)

    Revise law regarding crimes and corrections (Seitz, Galonski)

    Regards criminal case competency and enters Ohio into PSYPACT (Gavarone)

    Exempt personal info of certain persons from public records law (Roegner)

    Regards certain statutes of limitation and repose (Lang)

    Regards voter registration systems and candidate protests (Rulli)

    Enact Relapse Reduction Act regarding drug tests and trafficking (Gavarone)

    Increase penalties for arson and related offenses (Brenner)

    Revise eligibility for crime victim reparations (Manning, Huffman)

    Enacts Cooper's Law regarding crimes and record retention (Schaffer)

    Requires restitution or reimbursement for certain crimes (Schaffer)

    Allow primary election candidate fill ballot vacancy (Manning)

    Prohibit assault by a law enforcement officer (Williams, Thomas)

    Regards firearms transfers; require background check (Thomas)

    Restore local authority to regulate firearms-related conduct (Thomas, Craig)

    Regards certain items that increase firearms' rate of fire (Thomas)

    Require certain judicial candidates have party ballot designation (Gavarone, Cirino)

    Prohibit impeding breathing or circulation of family members (Kunze, Antonio)

    Abolish the death penalty; revise juror challenge numbers (Antonio, Huffman)

    Enact Collin's Law: The Ohio Anti-Hazing Act (Kunze, Gavarone)

    Regards scope, reporting, and training re: bias-motivated crim (Maharath, Antonio)

    Regards expungement of eviction case court files (Craig, Kunze)

    Regards companion animal cruelty; destruction by gas chamber (Hottinger, Yuko)

    Regards children's crisis care facilities and infant care centers (Dolan, Antonio)

    Make bail changes (McColley, Huffman)

    Enact Expanding Human Trafficking Justice Act (Fedor, Kunze)

    Regards emergency powers when suppressing a riot; firearms rights (Schaffer)

    Regards constitutionality of federal actions (Lang, McColley)

    Revise Guardianship Law, Trust Law, other estate-related law (Blessing, III)

    Prohibit disability from being used to deny, limit parenting (Hackett, Antonio)

    Regards operating a vehicle under the influence of marihuana (Manning)

    Modifies the Hamilton County Drug Court's jurisdiction (Thomas, Wilson)

    Regards legal agreements between spouses (Gavarone)

    Regards real property foreclosures (Hackett)

    Regards concealed handgun licensee duties (Johnson)

    Enact Dylan's Law regarding substance-exposed newborns (Johnson)

    Increase penalties for criminal voyeurism (Antani)

    Allow sealing of certain dismissed charges (Antani)

    Revise the Criminal Law (Manning)

    Revise notaries public law (Wilson)

    Modifies law governing driver's license suspensions (Blessing, III)

    Require names submitted by BMV be included on the jury list (Thomas)

    Prohibit housing discrimination based on legal income source (Maharath)

    Modifies the authority of advanced practice registered nurses (Romanchuk)

    Modifies the law governing sex offenses and medical professionals (Hackett)

    Add one judge to the Fairborn Municipal Court (Hackett)

    Enact Defend Our Children Act (Thomas, Maharath)