Legislative Action
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Legislation

SB 199

SB 177

SB 142

This bill passed Ohio Senate and House and signed by the governor expands the freedoms of Ohioans to excerise their Constitutional right to self-defense.
To amend section 3798.04 and to enact sections 4731.74 and 4731.78 of the Revised Code to prohibit a physician from submitting patient medical records to an electronic database maintained by another party without patient authorization and from asking a patient about firearm ownership or possession.
To enact sections 5502.23 and 5502.231 of the Revised Code to prohibit any agency and its employees and agents from seizing or authorizing the seizure of any firearm from any person lawfully in possession or control of the firearm except when a law enforcement officer reasonably believes the immediate seizure of the firearm is necessary for the safety of the officer or another person or to preserve the firearm as evidence, to prohibit the establishment of a firearm registry, and to prohibit law enforcement officers from enforcing a firearms registration requirement or firearm 

SB 180

HB 452

To amend sections 4112.01, 4112.02, 4112.05, 4112.08, and 4112.14 of the Revised Code to prohibit an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against a person who exercises a constitutional or statutory right within the person's private real property or motor vehicle.
o amend sections 2923.122 and 2923.126 of the Revised Code to generally permit a concealed handgun licensee to carry a concealed handgun in a place of worship.

HB 152

To amend sections 109.69, 109.731, 1547.69, 2923.11, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.124, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.128, 2923.129, 2923.1213, 2923.16, and 4749.10 and to enact section 2923.111 of the Revised Code to allow a person who has a concealed handgun license to carry concealed all firearms other than dangerous ordnance or firearms that state or federal law prohibits the person from possessing and to provide that a person 21 years of age or older and not legally prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm by federal law does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry or have concealed on the person's person or ready at hand a firearm and is subject to the same laws regarding carrying a concealed firearm as a person who has a concealed handgun license.

HB 147

HB 48

To amend sections 109.69, 109.731, 1547.69, 2923.11, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.124, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.128, 2923.129, 2923.1213, 2923.16, and 4749.10 and to enact section 2923.111 of the Revised Code to allow a person who has a concealed handgun license to carry concealed all firearms other than dangerous ordnance or firearms that state or federal law prohibits the person from possessing and to provide that a person 21 years of age or older and not legally prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm by federal law does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry or have concealed on the person's person or ready at hand a firearm and is subject to the same laws regarding carrying a concealed firearm as a person who has a concealed handgun license.
To amend sections 311.42, 2923.12, 2923.122, and 2923.126 and to enact section 5103.132 of the Revised Code to modify the prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun onto institutions of higher education, day-care facilities, aircraft, certain government facilities, public areas of airport terminals, and school safety zones, to allow a sheriff to use concealed handgun license fee revenue to purchase ammunition and firearms, and to authorize certain children's crisis care facilities to maintain firearms.

HB 20

To amend section 2923.122 of the Revised Code to expand and clarify the authority of a concealed handgun licensee to possess a handgun in a school safety zone.

HB  35

To enact sections 5502.23 and 5502.231 of the Revised Code to prohibit any agency and its employees and agents from seizing or authorizing the seizure of any firearm from any person lawfully in possession or control of the firearm except when a law enforcement officer reasonably believes the immediate seizure of the firearm is necessary for the safety of the officer or another person or to preserve the firearm as evidence, to prohibit the establishment of a firearm registry, and to prohibit law enforcement officers and international agents from enforcing a firearms registration requirement or firearm ban.