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.
This bill would create the offense of counterfeiting and include counterfeiting within the definition of "corrupt activity" under the Corrupt Activities Law.
HB 409 would permit courts to create veterans treatment courts and allow courts to divert certain criminal defendants to participate in veterans treatment court.
Estate and Probate Law
This bill would abolish estate by dower.
House bill 406 would add forensic evaluation examiners and mental health evaluation providers as individuals whose residential and familial information is exempt from disclosure under the Public Records Law, and whose addresses public offices, upon request, must redact from records available to the general public on the internet.
This bill would grant municipal and county courts original and exclusive jurisdiction over any civil action concerning a traffic law violation, specify that the court require an advance deposit for the filing of specified civil actions by the local authority bringing the civil action, and modify the reporting requirements and LGF withholding that apply to subdivisions that operate traffic law photo-monitoring devices.