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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…

   
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. 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 24

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

   
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  
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...

   
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  
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 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 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 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  
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 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  
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  
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  
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 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  
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  
Am HB 362

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

5/11/2018  
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.

   

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Senate Bills

Bill No.DescriptionEffective Date Revised Code Sections Affected
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 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…

   
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  
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  
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 143

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

   
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  
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 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…

   

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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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