MRR Ohio Legislative Updates: June 17 – July 14, 2016


Notes from the House of Representatives

  • HB No. 583 was introduced to remove any requirement under the Public Employees Collective Bargaining Law that public employees join or pay dues to any employee organization, to prohibit public employers from requiring public employees to join or pay dues to any employee organization, and to prohibit an employee organization from being required to represent public employees who are not members of the employee organization.
  • HB No. 585 was introduced to provide that a record created by a body camera that is worn or carried by a law enforcement officer who is engaged in the performance of the officer’s official duties generally is a public record, to provide in the specified circumstances in which such a record is not a public record that there are conditions under which the record becomes a public record, to provide that the portions of a record that contain personal information or information that is not relevant to the offense or delinquent act are exempt from inspection and copying under the Public Records Law and are subject to redaction, and to require a local records commission to maintain records from a body camera for a minimum of one year unless the law enforcement agency is subject to a records retention schedule that establishes a longer period of time.
  • HB No. 586 was introduced to require the Ohio Civil Rights Commission to establish a system for individuals to make anonymous complaints regarding employers discriminating in the payment of wages.

For questions or more information on MRR’s Ohio Legislation Updates, contact:

Stacy V. Pollock  – MRR Columbus
Phone: 614.324.0163