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SB3

EXPRESS INTENT-DRUG SENTENCING REFORM (EKLUND J, O'BRIEN S) To express the intent of the General Assembly to develop and enact legislation to reform Ohio's drug sentencing laws.

 

Current Status:   

3/6/2019 - SUBSTITUTE BILL ACCEPTED, Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-3

 

SB5

PROMOTING PROSTITUTION PENALTIES (KUNZE S, DOLAN M) To amend the penalties for promoting prostitution.

 

Current Status:   

3/6/2019 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 32-0

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-5

 

SB10

THEFT IN OFFICE PENALTIES (WILSON S) To expand the penalties for theft in office based on the amount stolen and to include as restitution audit costs of the entity that suffered the loss.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 32-0

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-10

 

SB12

TRAFFIC LAW PHOTO MONITORING (CRAIG H) To make changes to the laws governing traffic law photo-monitoring devices, other civil traffic violations, and related fines and fees.

 

Current Status:   

2/12/2019 - Introduced

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-12

 

SB13

HUMAN TRAFFICKING-JUVENILES (FEDOR T) To require a juvenile court to hold a delinquency complaint in abeyance in certain cases related to prostitution or human trafficking and to provide that the same elements for the offense of trafficking in persons that apply to a victim under the age of sixteen also apply to a victim who is age sixteen or seventeen.

 

Current Status:   

3/6/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-13

 

SB15

JURY SOURCE LIST-INCLUDE BMV NAMES (THOMAS C) To require the names submitted by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to the commissioners of jurors to be included on the annual jury source list compiled by the commissioners.

 

Current Status:   

2/12/2019 - Introduced

 

Position:   

Oppose

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-15

 

SB16

PEACE OFFICERS-PROPER INTERACTION (WILLIAMS S) Regarding instruction for peace officers, students, and new or student drivers on proper interactions with peace officers.

 

Current Status:   

3/6/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-16

 

SB17

PROHIBIT SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM IDENTIFICATION (YUKO K, ANTONIO N) To prohibit law enforcement agencies from including identifying information of sexual assault victims in police reports posted online.

 

Current Status:   

3/6/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Amend

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-17

 

SB18

PROHIBIT CONFINING PREGNANT CRIMINALS (ANTONIO N, LEHNER P) To prohibit restraining or confining a woman or child who is a charged or adjudicated criminal offender or delinquent child at certain points during pregnancy or postpartum recovery.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Amend

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-18

 

SB19

EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER (WILLIAMS S) To enact the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act to allow family members, household members, and law enforcement officers to obtain a court order that temporarily restricts a person's access to firearms if that person poses a danger to themselves or others.

 

Current Status:   

2/12/2019 - Introduced

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-19

 

SB28

PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION PENALTIES (HOTTINGER J) To increase the penalty that applies to the offense of violating a protection order under certain circumstances.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-28

 

SB31

PUBLIC RECORDS LAW EXEMPTION-EMERGENCY SERVICE TELECOMMUNICATORS (ROEGNER K) To include emergency service telecommunicators as individuals whose residential and familial information is exempt from disclosure under the Public Records Law.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-31

 

SB33

CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES OFFENSES (HOAGLAND F) To modify certain criminal offenses with respect to critical infrastructure facilities and to impose fines and civil liability for damage to a critical infrastructure facility.

 

Current Status:   

2/20/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-33

 

SB43

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-FIREARMS RESTRICTIONS, STRANGULATION (KUNZE S, ANTONIO N) To address domestic violence by means of firearms restrictions, penalty enhancements, and a prohibition against strangulation, and to make an appropriation.

 

Current Status:   

2/20/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight and Reform

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-43

 

SB47

UNLAWFUL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH MINOR PETITIONS (EKLUND J) To create a procedure for certain offenders convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor to petition a court for reclassification or removal from duties under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law and to permit record sealing in those cases.

 

Current Status:   

2/27/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-47

 

SB48

SPEEDY TRIAL RULES (EKLUND J) To narrow the scope of speedy trial rules.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-48

 

SB49

BODY CAVITY SEARCHES (EKLUND J) To authorize a corrections officer to cause a body cavity search to be conducted or to conduct a strip search and to establish separate rules for conducting strip searches.

 

Current Status:   

3/12/2019 - Senate Government Oversight and Reform, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-49

 

SB53

FIREARMS-DANGEROUS ORDNANCE (ROEGNER K) To clarify that certain firearms are not "dangerous ordnance" and to declare an emergency.

 

Current Status:   

2/26/2019 - PASSED BY SENATE; Vote 24-8, Emergency Clause 24-8

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-53

 

SB54

PROHIBIT DEATH PENALTY-MENTAL ILLNESS (EKLUND J, WILLIAMS S) To prohibit imposing the death penalty for aggravated murder when the offender had a serious mental illness at the time of the offense.

 

Current Status:   

2/26/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Position:   

Oppose

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-54

 

SB55

ENHANCE PENALTIES-DRUG TRAFFICKING (GAVARONE T) To enhance penalties for certain drug trafficking offenses committed in the vicinity of a community addiction services provider and to name the act's provisions the "Relapse Reduction Act."

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Judiciary, (First Hearing)

 

Position:   

Support

 

Priority:   

High

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-55

 

SB57

DECRIMINALIZE HEMP (HILL B, HUFFMAN S) To decriminalize hemp and hemp products and to establish a hemp cultivation licensing program.

 

Current Status:   

3/13/2019 - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Second Hearing)

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-57

 

SB58

NONVIOLENT CRIMINALS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS (GAVARONE T) To express the intent of the General Assembly to reform the process of restoring the competency of individuals with serious mental illness charged with nonviolent crimes and to provide alternatives for treatment.

 

Current Status:   

2/26/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-58

 

SB62

PROHIBIT TRIGGER CRANKS, BUMP STOCKS (THOMAS C) To prohibit certain conduct regarding trigger cranks, bump-fire devices, and other items that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm's rate of fire but do not convert it into an automatic firearm.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight and Reform

 

Position:   

Monitor

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-62

 

SB63

FIREARM TRANSFERS (THOMAS C) To require a firearm transfer to be made through a dealer, through a law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception, and to require a background check when a firearm is transferred.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight and Reform

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-63

 

SB64

RAISE MINIMUM AGE-FIREARM PURCHASES (THOMAS C) To raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm to age 21 and to increase the penalty for improperly furnishing firearms to an underage person.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight and Reform

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-64

 

SB65

FIREARM TRANSFERS-GUN SHOWS (THOMAS C) To regulate the transfer of firearms at a gun show.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Government Oversight and Reform

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-65

 

SB70

PROHIBIT FELONY QUESTION-JOB APPLICATIONS (WILLIAMS S) To prohibit private employers from including on an employment application any question concerning whether an applicant has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a felony.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Transportation, Commerce and Workforce

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Low

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-70

 

SB99

ELIMINATE MANDATORY BINDOVERS (THOMAS C) To eliminate mandatory bindovers and reverse bindovers, and modify the law governing a discretionary bindover, of an alleged juvenile offender from a juvenile court to a criminal court.

 

Current Status:   

3/12/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Position:   

Oppose

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-99

 

SB100

PAROLE ELIGIBILITY-JUVENILES (THOMAS C) Relative to parole eligibility for persons with an indefinite or life sentence imposed for an offense committed when the person was less than 18 years of age.

 

Current Status:   

3/12/2019 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Position:   

Undetermined

 

Priority:   

Medium

 

State Bill Page:   

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-100

 

 

 
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