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The table below contains links to acts signed into law by the governor and filed with the Ohio Secretary of State's Office. The acts below were signed during the 132nd General Assembly, which runs from 2017-2018. Some documents may be large, so please allow for time to download.

Disclaimer: No effective date is posted until after the Ohio Secretary of State receives the bill from the Ohio Legislative Service Commission.  Because of Ohio Supreme Court interpretations, effective dates posted here are not authoritative, and individuals using the effective dates rely upon them at their own risk. 

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House Bills

Bill No.DescriptionEffective DateRevised Code Sections Affected
Sub HB 1

To amend sections of the Revised Code to authorize the issuance of a domestic violence civil protection order in respect to conduct directed at a petitioner alleging violence in a dating relationship of a specified nature…

7/6/2018  
HB 6

To enact section 2927.22 of the Revised Code to prohibit a person who publishes or disseminates criminal record information from soliciting or accepting a fee...

1/18/2018  
Am Sub HB 8

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to exempt from the Public Records law certain information concerning a minor that is included in a record related to a traffic accident involving a school vehicle in which the minor was an occupant at the time of the accident...

9/28/2018  
Am. HB 9

To Amend section 4511.132 of the Revised Code to specify that the alternative protocol for proceeding into an intersection with malfunctioning traffic lights due to a failure of a vehicle detector applies only to bicycles, and to declare an emergency

4/30/2017  
Am. HB 11

To amend section 5701.11 of the Revised Code to expressly incorporate changes in the Internal Revenue Code since February 14, 2016, into Ohio law and declare an emergency

3/30/2017  
Sub HB 18

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to eliminate the requirement of holding a special election to fill a vacancy in a party nomination for the office of representative to Congress under certain circumstances…

   
Sub HB 21

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to make changes regarding the verification of community school enrollments, to prescribe and annual public comment period for the community school sponsor evaluation system…

9/28/2018  
Sub HB 24

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to modify the existing tax exemption for veterans organizations' property…

3/30/2018  
Sub HB 26

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code and to make appropriation for programs related to transportation and public safety.

6/30/2017, Except as Otherwise Provided by Law  
Sub HB 27

To amend and repeal sections of the Revised Code to make changes to the Workers' Compensation Law…

6/30/2017, Except as Otherwise Provided by Law  
HB 28

To make appropriations for the Industrial Commission for the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of Commission programs.

6/28/2017  
Sub HB 31

To amend, to revive and amend, and to repeal various sections of the Revised Code to formally abolish certain defunct boards, to abolish the Government Contracting Advisory Council and the Local Government Innovation Council, to eliminate electronic notaries...

2/20/2018  
HB 32

To amend section 3772.99 of the Revised Code to specify that the criminal penalty related to casino operators and employees participating in casino gaming applies at their casino facility or an affiliated casino facility.

9/12/2017  
HB 44

To enact section 5.261 of the Revised Code to designate May 24 as First Responders' Appreciation Day.

5/3/2018  
HB 45

To enact section 5.259 of the Revised Code to designate May as "Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month."

6/1/2018  
Am Sub HB 49

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code and to make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs

Some sections take immediate effect on 6/30/2017; some sections take effect on 9/29/2017; and some sections take effect on specific dates enacted in the bill.  
Am HB 52

To amend section 1345.99 and to enact 1345.032 of the Revised Code to regulate the solicitation of certain deeds.

5/11/2018  
HB 59

To enact sections of the Revised Code to Designate October 7 as "Moses Fleetwood Walker Day."

12/27/2017  
Sub HB 63

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to require an additional prison term of 6 years for felonious assault if the offender also is convicted of a specification that charges that offender used an accelerant in committing the offense…

10/17/2017  
Sub HB 69

To amend sections of the Revised Code to require reimbursement of certain township fire and emergency medical service levy revenue forgone because of the creation of a municipal tax increment financing district…

3/23/2018; except as otherwise provided by law.  
Am Sub HB 79

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to provide for training for tactical medical professionals; to permit such a professional who has received that training and has specifically authorized by the law enforcement agency to carry firearms while on duty...

6/1/2018  
HB 84

To enact section 5.47 of the Revised Code to designate June as "Ohio Goes Boating Month."

8/15/2017  
HB 94

To enact section 5.2516 of the Revised Code to designate February as "Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month."

1/18/2018  
Sub HB 95

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to establish an enhanced penalty for committing a moving violation while distracted if the distraction is a contributing factor to the commission of the violation…

   
HB 98

To amend and repeal sections of the Revised Code regarding the presentation of career information to students, the calculation of Ohio College Opportunity Grant awards and career-technical educator licenses...

6/29/2018  
HB 103

To amend and repeal sections of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect September 29, 2017, to modify the composition and powers of the financial planning and supervision commission of a political subdivision…

10/17/2017  
Am Sub HB 111

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to authorize certain advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) to have a person involuntary transported to a hospital for a mental health examination…

9/28/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  
Sub HB 115

To enact sections of the Revised Code to require the Department of Public Safety to establish a database of person who are diagnosed with a communication disability…

   
HB 118

To amend section 5715.19 of the Revised Code to expressly prohibit the dismissal of a property tax complaint for failure to correctly identify the property owner.

2/5/2018  
Sub HB 122

To amend sections of the Revised Code to establish a Regional Economic Development Alliance Study Committee to study the benefits and challenges involved in creating regional economic development alliances…

   
Sub HB 124

To enact section 5705.233 of the Revised Code to allow a county to propose as a single ballot question property taxes and a bond issue for the acquisition of, or permanent improvements to, criminal justice-related facilities...

6/28/2017  
Sub HB 123

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to modify the Short-Term Loan Act, to specify a minimum loan amount and duration for loans made under the Small Loan Law and General Loan Law, and to limit the authority of credit services organizations to broker extension of credit for buyers.

   
Sub HB 132

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to grant the Ohio Casino Control Commission the authority to regulate fantasy contests and to exempt fantasy contests from gambling laws.

3/23/2018  
Sub HB 133

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to create the Disaster Relief Act to exempt out-of-state disaster business and qualifying out-of-state employees from certain taxes and laws with respect to disaster work…

9/28/2018  
Sub HB 145

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to provide for the establishment of a confidential program for the treatment of impaired practitioners regulated by the State Medical Board…

2/8/2018  
Sub HB 159

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to designate May as "Drive Ohio Byways Month" and to incrementally increase the required contribution for Fraternal Order of Police license plates.

9/28/2018  
Am HB 165

To enact section 5.2518 of the Revised Code to designate June as "Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month."

5/11/2018  
Sub HB 168

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to modify duties of the Division of Real Estate in the Department of Commerce regarding cemetery registration…

   
Sub HB 170

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code with regard to academic content standards and curriculum requirements for computer science;…

3/23/2018  
Am HB 174

To amend sections 2301.02 and 2301.03 of the Revised Code to add two judges to the Domestic Relations Division of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, one to be elected in 2018 and one to be elected in 2020, and to declare an emergency.

12/22/2017  
Sub HB 194

To amend sections of the revised code to establish a program for the issuance of special license plates related to military services and awards and to modify...

6/29/2018  
Sub HB 195

To amend sections of the Revised Code to modify the laws governing the transport of persons who require the use of a wheelchair or other mobility aid in nonemergency circumstances.

   
HB 196

To enact section 5.2518 of the Revised Code to designate October as "Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month."

3/23/2018  
Sub HB 199

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to create the Ohio Residential Mortgage Lending Act for the purpose of regulating all non-depository lending secured by residential real estate…

3/23/2018  
Sub HB 213

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to change the definition of "appraisal" for purposes of the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Law, to make changes to certain procedures and the exceptions to licensure

6/14/2018  
HB 214

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to prohibit a person from performing, inducing, or attempting to perform or induce an abortion on a pregnant woman who is seeking the abortion because an unborn child has or may have Down Syndrome.

3/23/2018  
Am HB 215

To amend sections of the Revised Code to create the Paulding County Municipal Court in Paulding on January 1, 2020…

3/23/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am HB 223

To amend sections of the Revised Code relative to transfers of structured settlement payment rights and relative to the placement of fiduciary funds in interest on lawyer's trust accounts.

3/23/2018  
Sub HB 225

To amend sections of the Revised Code to modify the law governing idle and orphaned oil and gas wells and to make additional appropriations.

9/28/2018  
Am HB 229

To enact section 5.261 of the Revised Code to designate February 3 as "Charles Follis Day."

9/28/2018  
Sub HB 251

To amend sections of the Revised Code to increase from five to ten years the maturity period of other political subdivision's bonds and obligations eligible for investment…

   
HB 252

To enact section 5.2519 of the Revised Code to designate the month of January as "Blood Donor Awareness Month."

5/11/2018  
Sub HB 263

To amend section 3717.05 and to enact 3717.14 of the Revised Code to generally allow the owner of a retail food establishment or food service operation to allow dogs in an outdoor dining area of the establishment or operation.

   
Sub HB 292

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to modify the test for determining an individual's state of residence for income tax purposes, to make appropriations and otherwise provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs, and to declare and emergency.

9/13/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  
Sub HB 332

To enact sections of the Revised Code regarding anatomical gifts, transplantation, and discrimination on the basis of disability and to make and appropriation

9/28/2018  
Sub HB 366

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to make changes to the laws governing child support.

9/28/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  
HB 354

To enact section 1901.186 of the Revised Code to provide the Tiffin-Fostoria municipal court with concurrent jurisdiction with the Seneca County court of common please in operating a drug addiction recovery program.

   
Am HB 362

To amend sections of the Revised Code to revise the law governing the State Highway Patrol Retirement System.

5/11/2018  
Sub HB 430

To amend sections of the Revised Code to modify the language governing the sale and use tax exemption for certain kinds of property used in the production of oil and gas and to extend the moratorium on new

9/13/2018  
Sub HB 438

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to permit the addition of appointed members to educational service center boards…

9/28/2018  
Sub HB 478

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to modify the law regarding wireless service and placement of small cell wireless facilities in the public way.

   
HB 506

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to revise the law governing high volume dog breeders and other dog-related professionals and facilities.

   
HB 529

To amend sections of the Revised Code to make capital appropriations and changes to the law governing capital projects and to make reappropriations for the biennium ending June 30, 2020.

6/29/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  

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Senate Bills

Bill No.DescriptionEffective Date Revised Code Sections Affected
Am Sub SB 1

To amend sections of the Revised Code to increase penalties for drug trafficking violations, drug possession violations, and aggravated funding of drug trafficking when the drug involved in the offense is a fentanyl-related compound…

   
Am SB 2

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to revise specified laws relating to environmental protection.

10/6/2017  
Sub SB 3

To enact section 5.281 of the Revised Code to designate the first week of May as In-Demand Jobs Week.

2/5/2018  
Sub SB 4

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to allow a person who is found not guilty of an offense or who is the defendant named in a dismissed criminal charge to apply for a court order to expunge the person's official record…

9/28/2018  
Sub SB 7

To amend section 2919.27 of the Revised Code to provide the circumstances when service of a protection order or consent agreement upon a person is not necessary for the person to be convicted of the offense of violating a protection order.

9/27/2017  
Am Sub SB 8

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to establish the 1:1 School Facilities Option Program…

3/23/2018; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am. SB 9

To provide for a three-day sales tax 'holiday" in August 2017 during which sales of clothing and school supplies are exempt from sales and use taxes and to declare and emergency.

6/13/2017  
Sub SB 22

To amend sections of the Revised Code to expressly incorporate changes in the Internal Revenue Code since March 30, 2017, into law…

3/30/2018  
Sub SB 24

To amend and enact sections fo the Revised Code to create the Ohio Consumer Installment Loan Act.

9/12/2017  
Sub SB 25

To amend sections of the Revised Code to create the Perry County Municipal Court in New Lexington on January 1, 2018…

6/13/2017  
SB 27

To amend section 5.2281 of the Revised Code to designate the period beginning March 13 and ending April 15 as "Ohio Deaf History Month."

1/18/2018  
Sub SB 33

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to allow disclosure of information from the law enforcement automated data system (LEADS) to a defendant in a traffic or criminal case…

3/23/2018  
Am. SB 37

To enact and amend sections of the Revised Code to require the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission to develop and conduct a chief of police training course for newly appointed chiefs of police.

12/27/2017  
SB 57

To enact sections of the Revised Code to designate the seventeenth day of May as "Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day."

12/27/2017  
SB 62

To enact section 5.236 of the Revised Code to designate July 8 as "Harrison Dillard Day."

3/23/2018  
Am Sub SB 66

To amend sections of the Revised Code to modify criminal sentencing and corrections law by including promotion of effective rehabilitation as a purpose of felony sentencing…

   
Sub SB 70

To amend, enact, and repeal section of the to Revised Code to amend the child support laws.

5/11/2018  
Am SB 71

To amend sections of the Revised Code to allow a board of alcohol, drug, addiction, and mental health services to authorize its executive director to execute contracts valued at $25,000 or less…

3/23/2018  
Am SB 127

To amend sections 4511.01, 4511.213, and 4513.17 of the Revised Code to require motor vehicle operators to take certain actions upon approaching a stationary waste collection vehicle collecting refuse on a roadside.

   
Sub SB 134

To amend sections of the Revised Code to designate multiple memorial highways, a memorial bridge, and a memorial picnic area and to amend and create multiple license plates.

3/23/2018  
SB 139

To enact sections of the Revised Code to adopt the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act.

9/28/2018  
SB 143

To enact section 5.257 of the Revised Code to designate September 25 as "International Ataxia Awareness Day" in Ohio.

6/29/2018  
Sub SB 144

To amend, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to abolish the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Commission…

6/1/2018  
SB 163

To amend section 135.35 of the Revised Code to modify the qualifications regarding note eligible for investment of county inactive moneys.

9/28/2018  
Sub SB 169

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to permit the Superintendent of Insurance to act as or select a group-wide supervisor for an internationally active insurance group…

3/23/2018  
Sub SB 170

To amend sections of the revised code to require the universal validation sticker available to owners od passenger vehicle fleets to be issued without an expiration date beginning January 2018…

   
Sub SB 194

To amend section, enact, and repeal sections of the Revised Code to establish a program for the issuance of special license plates related to military service and awards…

   
Sub SB 226

To amend sections of the Revised Code to provide for a permanent three-day sales tax "holiday" each August during which sales of clothing and school supplies are exempt from sales and use tax…

3/30/2018  
Sub SB 239

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to modify the law concerning regional councils of governments to clarify that a municipal corporation eligible to designate a tourism development district may designate more that one district…

   
Sub SB 257

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to make changes to the laws governing hunting and fishing.

9/28/2018  
Am Sub SB 299

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to credit additional amounts of the Local Government Fund to fund public safety services in areas that experienced a 30% or more decrease in the taxable value of certain power plants between 2016 and 2017…

   

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Joint Resolutions

No.DescriptionDate
HJR 1

Authorizing a joint session of the Ohio General Assembly to meet at the Sandusky State Theatre in Sandusky, Ohio, for the purpose of receiving a message from the Governor and calling for a committee to wait upon the Governor in anticipation of his State of the State Address.

3/7/2017
HJR 13

Authorizing a joint session of the Ohio General Assembly to meet at the Fritsche Theatre in Westerville, Ohio, for the purpose of receiving a message from the Governor and calling for a committee to wait upon the Governor in anticipation of his State of the State Address.

 
SJR 5

Proposing to amend the version of Section 1 of Article XI that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2021, and to enact Sections 1, 2, and 3 of Article XIX of the Constitution of the State of Ohio to establish a process for congressional redistricting.

 

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