Posts

MRR Ohio Legislation Updates: March 25, 2016 – April 7, 2016

Notes from the House of Representatives:

  • H.B. 495 was introduced to create the Perry County Municipal Court in New Lexington on January 1, 2017, to establish one full-time judgeship in that court, to provide for the nomination of the judge by petition only, to abolish the Perry County County Court on that date, to designate the Perry County Clerk of Courts as the clerk of the Perry County Municipal Court, and to provide for the election for the Perry County Municipal Court of one full-time judge in 2017
  • H.B. 498 was introduced to change the Ohio Revised Code with respect to the expulsion of a student from a school district, community school, or STEM school for communicating a threat of violence to occur on school grounds
  • H.B. 502 was introduced to modify the campaign finance law
  • H.B. 503 was introduced to reform agency rule-making and legislative review thereof
  • H.B. 504 was introduced to generally protect a private, nonprofit institution of higher education from liability for a breach of confidentiality or other claim that arises from the institution’s disclosure of public records
  • H.B. 506 was introduced to allow the Auditor of State to conduct full audits of JobsOhio, to require all nonprofit economic development corporations that receive public funds to make annual disclosures related to both their public and private funds, and to require that JobsOhio submit a quarterly progress report detailing all of its active projects
  • H.B. 509 was introduced to allow electors of a village to petition the board of elections, as an alternative to the legislative authority, for the dissolution of the village, to provide for the timely transfer of village property and services with the assistance of the Auditor of State, to require the Auditor of State to perform and complete an audit or agreed-upon procedures before transferring any cash balances to a township following a village dissolution, and to modify the deadline to file a county charter petition with the board of county commissioners
  • H.B. 510 was introduced to modify workers’ compensation benefit amounts for occupational pneumoconiosis claims and to create the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board to determine medical findings for such claims.

Notes from the Senate:

  • S.B. 299 was introduced to establish one full-time judgeship in that court, to provide for the nomination of the judge by petition only, to abolish the Perry County County Court on that date, to designate the Perry County Clerk of Courts as the clerk of the Perry County Municipal Court, and to provide for the election for the Perry County Municipal Court of one full-time judge in 2017

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

Stacy V. Pollock  – MRR Columbus
Phone: 614.324.0163
Email: spollock@mrrlaw.com

Stacy Pollock 8860

Save