Legislation

Friday Bill Roundup: Veterinarians, Visas and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Animals HB 433-Spaying and Neutering Credits House bill 433 would allow a licensed veterinarian to receive up to two continuing education credits per biennium …

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Thursday Bill Roundup: Counterfeiting, Veterans’ Courts and More

Each week, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal Law  HB 405-Counterfeiting Law  This bill would create the offense of counterfeiting and include counterfeiting within the definition of “corrupt activity” under the …

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Friday Bill Roundup: Health Insurance, Sales Tax Holiday and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Constitutional Law  HJR 5-Change Constitutional Amendment Procedure This resolution would modify the requirements for the referendum and initiative processes by increasing the number of …

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Friday Bill Roundup: Beekeepers, Eviction and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Animals  HB 392-Bee Keeper Immunity House bill 392 would  grant specified apiary owners immunity in personal injury or property damage cases. Consumer Law  HB …

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Friday Bill Round Up: Firearms, Cyber Security and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Cyber Security SB 220-Safe Harbor  Senate bill 220 would provide legal safe harbor to certain business that implement cyber security programs. Employment HB …

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Friday Bill Roundup: Free Speech, Land Installment Contracts and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Criminal Law  SB 207-Felonious Assault Expansion  Senate bill 207 would expand felonious assault to include strangulation or suffocation. Free Speech SB206-Ohio Citizen Participation …

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Changes to Ohio Board of Tax Appeals Procedure Go Into Effect Friday

Beginning September 29, Ohio has made a change in the process for appealing Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) decisions. Currently, taxpayers can file an appeal directly to the Ohio Supreme Court. Now as a result of changes in House Bill 49, (The Ohio Budget Bill,) appeals must be made to the appellate court in the …

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Friday Bill Round-Up: Bullies, Vicious Dogs and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For question about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Animals HB 352-Dog Law Revision This bill would amend the definition of a vicious dog, and establish training and new procedures for dog …

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Friday Bill Round Up: Business Courts, Pyramid Schemes and More

Each Friday, we highlight some of the bills and resolutions introduced in the Ohio Legislature in the past week. For questions about these bills, or to see the full list, contact Laura Dixon-Caldwell. Business SB 184-Wind Farm Setback Requirements This bill would reduce the minimum setback requirement (the distance wind turbines have to be from the nearest, …

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