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Ohio bill would eliminate mandatory driver’s license suspensions for certain drug offenses

Senator Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, introduced a bill in the Ohio Senate yesterday that would eliminate mandatory driver’s license suspensions related to convictions for certain drug offenses. Senate Bill 204, which is co-sponsored by Senators Eklund (R, Munson Township) Thomas, (D, Cincinnati) and Uecker, (R-Miami Township), would leave whether to impose those suspensions to the discretion …

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Ohio bill would prohibit death penalty for mentally ill offenders

Ohio senators introduced a bipartisan bill this week that seeks to prohibit the death penalty for offenders suffering from a “serious mental illness” at the time they committed their crimes, the Columbus Dispatch reports. SB 162 is sponsored by Sen. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati and Sen. Sandra Williams, D-Cleveland and has 12 other co-sponsors from both major …

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