Current Session

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 133rd General Assembly, which runs from 2019-2020. 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. 

'Legislation as enrolled with the Ohio Legislature' links are provided by the Ohio Legislature and external links can change at any time.

House Bills

Bill No.DescriptionEffective DateRevised Code Sections Affected
Am Sub HB 2

To enact various sections of the Revised Code to create the TechCred Program and the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program and to develop a grant program to support industry sector partnerships.

4/14/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Sub HB 4

To enact section 6301.22 of the Revised Code regarding the governor's office of workforce transformation and industry-recognized credentials and certificate programs.

4/14/2020  
Am Sub HB 6

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to facilitate and continue the development, production, and use of electricity from nuclear, coal, and…

   
Sub HB 8

To amend and repeal of the Revised Code regarding foster cargiver training.

1/22/2021  
Am Sub HB 11

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to address tobacco cessation and prenatal initiatives and to make an appropriation.

6/19/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub HB 12

To create the Ohio Children's Behavioral Health Prevention Network Stakeholder Group.

3/19/2020  
Am HB 16

To amend section 3333.31 of the Revised Code to grant residency status for in-state college tuition to active duty military service members and their spouse and dependents.

9/15/2020  
Am HB 17

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to allow an enhanced homestead exemption for surviving spouses of public safety personnel killed in the line of duty.

1/15/2021; except as otherwise provided  
Sub HB 18

To amend sections 5747.01 and 5747.10 of the Revised Code to exempt from the income tax disability severance payments received by honorably discharged veterans.

5/26/2020  
Am HB 50

To enact section 339.062 of the Revised Code to require that all rights to and interests in charter county hospital employee discoveries, inventions, or patents are the property of the charter county hospital.

10/29/2019  
HB 59

To enact section 5.2514 of the Revised Code to designate the month of April as "Ohio Native Plant Month."

10/17/2019  
Am HB 62

To amend sections 9.54, 107.03, 119.14, 122.14, 164.08, 306.70, 307.86, 340.021, 505.267,….. as subsequently amended, to increase the rate of and modify the distribution of revenue from motor fuel excise taxes, to make appropriations for programs related to transportation and public safety for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of those programs.

7/3/2019; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub SB 65

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code regarding parental notice of serious risks to health or safety of children receiving child care…

6/19/2020  
Sub HB 66

To amend sections of the Revised Code to enact the "Theft Victims' Restitution Act"….

10/1/2020  
HB 79

To make appropriations for the Industrial Commission for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of Commission programs.

6/27/2019  
Am Sub HB 80

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to make changes to the Workers' Compensation Law, to make appropriations for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation for the biennium…

7/22/2019; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub HB 81

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code regarding employee medical examinations and changes to the Worker's Compensation Law.

9/15/2020  
Am HB 86

To amend section 2923.11 of the Revised Code to correct a drafting error in the definition of "dangerous ordanance"...

3/11/2019; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am HB 106

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, to levy a tax on nicotine vapor products, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.

   
HB 129

To amend section 4511.84 of the Revised Code to permit a person to wear earphones or earplugs for hearing protection while operating a motorcycle.

5/23/2020  
Sub HB 151

To amend various sections of the Revised Code and to amend Sections 2 og the H.B. 606 of the 133rd General Assembly to creater the Chiropractic Loan Repayment program and revised certain lawsadministered by the State Chiropractic Board…..

   
HB 158

To amend section 4509.101 of the Revised Code to waive the fee for filing a petition for limited driving privileges for and individual who qualifies as indigent and whose license is suspended as a result of failure to maintain proof of financial responsibility...

6/10/2020  
Am Sub HB 160

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to revise certain provisions of the liquor control laws and to declare and emergency.

10/13/2020  
Sub HB 164

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code regarding student religious expression, regarding retention under the Third Grade Reading Guarantee for the 2020-2021 school year to make changes to education law for the 2020-2021 school year…

6/19/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub HB 166

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, to levy a tax on nicotine vapor products, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.

 

Some sections take immediate effect on July 18, 2019; some sections take effect on October 17, 2019; and some sections take effect on specific dates provided in the bill.  
Am HB 168

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to establish an affirmative defense to a release or threatened release of hazardous substances from a facility for certain bona fide prospective purchasers.

9/15/2020  
Sub HB 189

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to revise the laws governing amusement ride operation and safety, to designate this act as "Tyler's Law", and to declare an emergency.

 

11/6/2019  
Sub HB 197

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to continue essential operations of state government and maintain the continuity of the state tax code in response to the declared pandemic and global health emergency related to COVID-19, to make appropriations, and to declare an emergency.

3/27/2020  
Am HB 203

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to provide specific requirements for the operation of mobile dental facilities…

12/16/2020  
Am Sub HB 211

To amend, enact, and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to alter the process by which a person may obtain title to a watercraft vessel or outboard motor valued under $10,000 that has ben left on the person's property.

1/29/2011  
HB 230

To enact section 5.2313 of the Revised Code to designare the month of May as "Brain Cancer Awareness Month."

11/27/2020  
Sub HB 242

To specify the authority to use an auxiliary container...

1/15/2021; except as otherwise provided  
Am HB 272

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to expand the basis of a court's exercise of personal jurisdiction to include any basis consistent with the Ohio Constitution and the United States Constitution…

12/16/2020  
Sub HB 276

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to designate and change the name and location of multiple memorial highways and bridges.

6/10/2020  
Sub HB 285

To enact sections of the Revised Code to establish a permanent Driver's License Reinstatement Fee Debt Reduction and Amnesty Program.

9/15/2020  
HB 287

To enact section 5166.09 of the Revised Code regarding Medicaid home and community-based waiver services for relatives of active duty military.

9/15/2020  
Am Sub HB 339

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to enact the "Insurance Code Correction Act" to make technical corrective, and other changes to the laws governing insurance.

1/1/2021  
Am Sub HB 341

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code regarding the administration of addiction treatment drugs…

12/16/2021  
HB 364

To enact section 5.2521 of the Revised Code to designate February 13 as "Aortic Aneurysm Awareness Day."

1/15/2021  
Sub HB 404

To amend Sections 10 and 11 of H.B. 164 of the 133rd General Assembly, Sections 10, 11 as subsequently amended, 12, 13, and 17 as subsequently amended of H.B. 197 of the 133rd General Assembly, Sections 27 of H.B. 481 of the 133rd General Assembly, as a subseguently amended, and Section 7 of S.B. 216 of the 132nd General Assembly, as subsequently amended, to continue essential operations of state and local government in response to the declared pandemic and global health emergency related to COVID-19 and to declare an emergency.

   
Am Sub HB 481

To amend and repeal various sections of the Revised Code to authorize the conveyance of state-owned real property, to provide for the distribution of some federal coronavirus relief funding to local subdivisions…

6/19/2020  
Am Sub HB 606

To make temporary changes related to qualified civil immunity for health care and emergency services provided during government-declared disaster or emergency and for exposure to or transmission or contraction of certain coronaviruses.

12/16/2020  
Sub HB 614

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to create the Unemployment Compensation Modernization and Improvement Council….

10/1/2020  
Sub HB 669

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to enact provisions of law relative to the sale and delivery of alcoholic beverages…

10/13/2021  

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Senate Bills

Bill No.DescriptionEffective Date Revised Code Sections Affected
Am SB 4

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to apply the Prevailing Wage Law to transportation improvements district projects under certain circumstances, to temporarily expand the use of certain tax increment financing payments…

10/13/2020  
Sub SB 5

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to amend the penalties for promoting prostitution, to set a uniform fee for a certificate of qualification for employment…

3/12/2020  
Am Sub SB 7

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to require state occupational licensing agencies, under certain circumstances, to issue temporary licenses or certificates to members of the military and spouses who are licensed in another jurisdiction and have moved to Ohio for military duty.

4/28/2020  
Sub SB 23

To amend and enact sections of the Revised Code to enact the Human Rights and Heartbeat Protection Act.

7/11/2019  
Am SB 24

To establish the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Task Force.

2/5/2020  
Sub SB 26

To amend and repeal sections of the Revised Code to authorize a state income tax deduction for teachers' out-of-pocket expenses for professional development and classroom supplies…

2/5/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am SB 30

To create the Woman's Suffrage Centennial Commission.

7/24/2019  
Am Sub SB 52

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to create the civilian cyber security reserve forces, to make the Secretary of State a member of the Homeland Security Council…

1/24/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub SB 57

To amend and enact various sections of the Revised Code to establish conditions and requirements governing the regulation of hemp and hemp products…

7/30/2019; except as otherwise provided by law  
SB 77

To enact section 5.52 of the Revised Code to designate June 12 as "Women Veterans' Day."

3/12/2020  
Am SB 107

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to allow certain entities to file campaign finance statements electronically…

10/17/2019; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub SB 120

To amend various sections of the Revised Code to authorize the Auditor of State to conduct performance audits of any and all state institutions of higher education…

1/31/2020; except as otherwise provided by law  
Am Sub SB 163

To amend the Revised Code to create and amend multiple nonstandard license plates....

10/22/2020  
SB 171

To enact a 17-day interim budget.

6/30/2019  
SB 172

To make operating appropriations for the Bureau or Workers' Compensation for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending July 31, 2019.

6/30/2019  

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Joint Resolutions

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