View 129th Senate bills
SB-5 / Call locations / Brown, E.
Service providers provide call location information to law enforcement in certain emergency situations.
OPAA: Support as passed in Senate 10/24/13
SB-6 / Financial continuing education / Schaffer
Education of and removal provisions with respect to fiscal officers. Also HB-10
OPAA: No position except to oppose increase in dereliction of duty penalty. 2/28/2013
Oppose mandator stay. 3/20/14
SB-7 / Mental health / Widener
Court to report to law enforcement for entry into the National Crime Information Center file if court approves conditional release of incompetent or NGRI defendant or if order a person convicted of an offense of violence to receive mental treatment.
OPAA: Support 2/28/2013
Signed by Governor 6/4/14
SB-16 / Trespassing / Schiavoni
Trespass on abandoned land for remediation.
OPAA: No position but keep affirmative defense. 2/28/2013
SB-22 / Meth labs / LaRose
Remediation of real property on which an illegal lab discovered.
OPAA: No position 3/28/2013
SB-36 / Firearms / Jordan
Limitations on seizures of firearms by law enforcement.
OPAA: No position 2/28/2013
SB-43 / Civil commitment / Burke, D.
Civil commitment of mentally ill.
No position on introduced bill, but support proposal to require court approval of release of any involuntarily committed person, and to prohibit an involuntarily committed person to change to voluntary status. 2/28/13
Signed by Governor 6/17/14
SB-44 / Sex predators / Bacon
Civil commitment of certain sexually violent predators.
SB-47 / Election laws / Seitz
SB-52 / Property tax complaints / Coley
OPAA: No position 6/20/13
SB-63 / Computer theft /Hughes
Covered by 2913.04, but penalties need updated to conform to HB-86 changes for theft offenses. Also include any telecomm device or part thereof under special property in 2913.71. Also elevate penalaties in 2913.71 for elderly victims. 3/28/13 Note: Sponsor agreed with OPAA suggestions and with those fixes the committee withdrew their oppostion. 4/25/13
SB-64 / Child enticement / Beagle
Prefer wait until after Supreme Court rules in State v. Romage. Also use “illicit” instead of “illegal”. 2/28/13
SB-77 / Vehicle operations / Hughes
Increase penalties for driving on wrong side of freeway.
Oppose. Current penalties sufficient. 3/28/2013
SB-83 / Statute of limitations / Turner
No statute of limitations for rape or sexual battery.
Support only in cases where we have DNA evidence. 3/28/13
SB-93 / Open meetings / Jones, S.
SB-97 / Traffic violations / Hughes
To allow emergency personnel to report traffic violations.
No postition 5/30/2013
SB-106 / Vehicle operations /- Schaffer
Driving into flooded area
No postition 5/30/2013
SB-107 / Transit worker assault / Patton
Increase penalty for assault on transit worker.
SB-109 / Election administration / Obhof
No position 5/30/2013
SB-115 / Sweepstakes cafes / Faber
To extend the moratorium on new establishments
SB-121 / Armed career criminal act / Hughes
OPAA: Support but use agg murder, murder, F1 and F2
of violence and attempts as offenses for basis of the offense 10/24/13
SB-133 / Hearing notices / Kearney
Notice to PA by certified mail for pardon, commutation, or parole hearing.
SB-139 / Indigent defense / Uecker
SB-141 / Gaming penalties / Obhof
OPAA: Support 6/20/13
SB-142 / Local government / Seitz
To establish a new default formula for the Local Gov Fund.
No Position 8/22/13
SB-143 / Criminal law / Seitz
Miscellaneous changes re juvenile and criminal law.
SB-144 / SORN / Seitz
Changes re Bodyke, other case law.
SB-146 / Voting / Turner
To create the Motor Voter Act Study Committee.
SB-147 / Assault on corrections officers / Schaffer
Speak with DRC re: questions. 10/24/13
SB-171 / Parental rights / Turner
Termination of parental rights of person guilty of rape, sexual battery, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor with respect to child conceived as a result of the offense.
OPAA: Support except must have conviction to be automatic. 9/25/13. See HB-257.
SB-172 / Land Use / Patton
Re land reutilization programs and property tax foreclosures.
OPAA: Support 10/24/13
SB-177 / Companion animals / Skindell
Include in protection orders.
OPAA: Oppose 8/22/13
SB-183 / Death penalty / Tavares
To permit defendant to use statistics to prove racism.
OPAA: Oppose 9/25/13
SB- 207 / Parental rights / Patton, T.
Same as HB-257? SB-171?
OPAA: Support, except court or magistrate advise on first appearance and unmarried female can’t be parent or guardian???
SB-213 / Charitable auctions / Gardner
OPAA: Support. See HB- 129 GA.
SB-235 / Vehicle operation / Cafaro
Increase penalty operation of commercial vehicle wrong side of interstate highway.
OPAA: Oppose 1/23/14
SB-261 / Protection orders / Bacon
“Issued” if served on respondent or respondent has actual notice.
OPAA: Support 9/25/13
SB-274 / Towing /Hughes
OPAA: Support 3/20/14
SB-292 / Attorney General /Bacon
Duties of the attorney general. As introduced version not applicable.
SB-293 / Death penalty / Brown
Abolish the death penalty.
SB-295 / Subpoenas / Hughes
Support see HB-383
SB-297 / Abortion / Jordan
SB-298 / Sale of delinquent land tax certificates / Smith
SB-302 / Child car seat / Schiavoni
Primary offense, use of evidence.
SB-307 / Ethnic intimidation / Kearney
To add disability of the victim as a basis.
SB-313 / Drug overdose / Kearney
SB-316 / Sex offenses / Cafaro
Sex offense kits.
OPAA: Clean up re time lines. Also some boiler plate. 4/23/14
SB-318 / Crime victims / Tavares
Reparations for psychiatric care and extend time for a minor to file a claim for reparations.
SB-319 / Firearm storage / Tavares
Same as HB-317?
SB-324 / Statute of limitations / Jones
Extend for rape and sex battery if DNA evidence
SB- 338 / Firearm provisions / Uecker
Weapon Under Disability?
OPAA: No position except oppose 2923.13 amendment. 5/22/14
SB-342 / Photo monitoring / Seitz
Est condition for the use of traffic cameras.
SB-346 / Pedestrian, school zone, crosswalk / Beagle
SB-358 / Public indecency / Shaffer
SB-361 / Mens rea / Seitz
OPAA: Support. 9/24/14 Support Murphy’s amendment, oppose model penal code 10/23/14
SB-366 / Address confidentiality program / Turner
OPAA: Support 10/23/14
SB-367 / Intellectual disabilities / Kearney
Replace term “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability”.
SB-372 / Controlled substances / Eklund
Authorizes AG to place certain substances on Schedule I.
OPAA: Support 10/23/14
SB-382 / Child support / Jones, S.
(No reference to Chapter 29.)
SB-384 / Aggravated menacing / Hughes
Increase penalty when victim is a law enforcement officer.