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     Date: June 4, 2010                                    Staff Legislation Review – 128th GA
                                                            H.B. 503 – H.B. 545
                                                            S.B. 255 - S.B. 277

     To:                                          From: OJC Legislative Staff

 Appellate                Civil               Common Pleas          Court Admin.           Criminal
 Blackmon                 Brogan              Sage                  Shriver                Corzine
 Donofrio                 Finnegan            Cosgrove              Russo                  Campbell


 Domestic Relations       LSC - Fiscal        State Bar             Juvenile               Legislative
 Karner                   Golon               Weisenberg            Clark                  Long
 Lewandowski              Phillips            Stover                J. James               Willamowski
 Hooper                   Seaman                                    Zitter                 Hollon
 Hurley                   Rogers                                    Michael                Cline
 Municipal                Stiffler            Officers                                     McNamara
 Collier                  Kasler                                    Ohio House of          M. Morrison
                                              Farmer
 Shriver                  Suer                                      Representatives        S. Morrison
                                              Swift
                                                                    Heather Mann           Pappas
                                              J. James
 Probate                                      Durkin
                                                                    OACA
 Long                     Jury                                      Kim Switzer
 Puffenberger             Instructions
 Giesler                  Bender
 Mayer                    Underlied


Attached is a list of bills introduced since the last Review. Bills identified as “potential impact” are
being sent to an OJC committee for judges to review. Staff will track the movement of bills
identified as “track” and judges will be notified only if the bill is enacted into law. “Bill Board
only” signifies that the bill does not impact courts and will only be listed in Bill Board; the bill will
not be tracked.

If you disagree with our assessment or would like the Conference to act differently than our stated
intentions, please call Donna Childers with your ideas.

To obtain copies of any bill mentioned, you may visit www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm, or
contact the OJC Legislative Staff at 614-387-9750.

Have a great day!

Mark R. Schweikert, Retired Judge and Executive Director
Donna Childers, Legislative Activities Coordinator
Louis Tobin, Legislative Liaison
Mike Rodgers, Legislative Liaison
Alyssa Guthrie, Legislative Assistant
                            65 South Front Street  4th Floor  Columbus, OH 43215
                    614.387.9750  800.282.1510  FAX: 614.387.9759  www.ohiojudges.org
Staff Legislation Review - 128th General Assembly
HB503   OWNER LIABILITY/ANIMALS (BUBP, D) To make changes regarding the liability of
        owners of certain animals that are running at large.
                        Impact: Track

HB504   CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE (FOLEY, M) To require a
        candidate for a statewide, nonjudicial office to file a sworn statement identifying the
        candidate's net worth, assets and liabilities, real property, and intangible personal property,
        and to require that statement to be accompanied by either a copy of the candidate's last
        four federal income tax returns or a sworn statement identifying the source and amount of
        the candidate's income for the past four years.
                         Impact: No impact

HB505   HEALTH CARE PROGRAM/COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (HEARD, T) To authorize a
        board of county commissioners to provide for a health and wellness benefit program for its
        officers and employees, which may be offered through a cafeteria plan meeting the
        requirements of the Internal Revenue Code.
                        Impact: No impact

HB506   CAMPAIGN FINANCE REGULATIONS (GOYAL, J) To regulate independent expenditures
        by corporations, labor organizations, and entities the primary purpose of which are to
        accept corporate or labor organization funds for use in making independent expenditures
        and to prohibit contributions made for the purpose of influencing a ballot issue from being
        made to or accepted by an entity that
        is not subject to campaign finance reporting requirements.
                          Impact: No impact

HB507   SINGLE-ISSUER DEBT (SLESNICK, S) To alter the authority of the Treasurer of State to
        invest in single-issuer debt.
                          Impact: No impact

HB508   PREVAILING WAGE LAW-VIOLATION (GARRISON, J) To require the Director of
        Commerce to investigate a contractor or subcontractor and determine whether an alleged
        violation of the Prevailing Wage Law has occurred when a settlement agreement has been
        entered into regarding the
        alleged violation.
                          Impact: No impact

HB509   INTIMIDATION OF HOMELESS (MURRAY, D) To create the offense of intimidation of a
        homeless person.
                       Impact: Track

HB510   DAM CONSTRUCTION PERMITS (CARNEY, J) To establish a dam construction permit
        pilot program that, with respect to an eligible dam project, establishes permit fee and
        bonding requirements that are different from the permit fee and bonding requirements
        otherwise required under applicable law.
                        Impact: No impact
HB511   HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS (BUBP, D) To prohibit qualified health plans from
        providing coverage for certain abortions.
                        Impact: No impact

HB512   INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR JUVENILES (BELCHER, R) To ratify, enact into law, and
        enter into as a party the Interstate Compact for Juveniles; to provide for certain entities
        and officials and assign responsibilities that relate to that Compact; and to repeal the
        current Interstate Compact on Juveniles.
                         Impact: Track

HB513   DISEASE MANAGEMENT - MEDICAID (SEARS, B) To require the Department of Job
        and Family Services to implement a disease management component of the Medicaid
        program.
                        Impact: No impact

HB514   CASE MANAGEMENT - MEDICAID (SEARS, B) To require the Department of Job and
        Family Services to implement a case management component of the Medicaid program.
                         Impact: No impact

HB515   APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES (SLESNICK, S) To regulate appraisal
        management companies.
                     Impact: No impact

HB516   SCHOOL DISTRICT REIMBURSEMENT (PILLICH, C) To modify the school district
        reimbursement schedule for the loss of revenue from the tangible personal property tax
        phase out.
                       Impact: No impact

HB517   STATE EFFIGY MOUND (BOOK, T) To designate the Great Serpent Mound as the official
        effigy mound of the state.
                        Impact: No impact

HB518   HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (BOOK, T) To designate the portion of United States
        Route 23 within Scioto County only as the "Branch Wesley Rickey Memorial Highway."
                        Impact: No impact

HB519   OHIO CASINO CONTROL COMMISSION (YUKO, K) To create the Ohio Casino Control
        Commission and related provisions and to set forth casino gaming statutes under Ohio
        Constitution, Article XV, Section 6(C), to make changes to bingo and instant bingo laws, to
        create charity card rooms, and to make an appropriation.
                         Impact: No impact

HB520   SCHOOL BULLYING POLICIES (GARLAND, N) To require that public school bullying
        policies prohibit bullying by electronic means and address certain acts that occur off school
        property and to require staff training on the bullying policy.
                          Impact: Track

HB521   SMALL BUSINESS WORKING CAPITAL (GOYAL, J) To create the Small Business Capital
        Loan Program, and to declare an emergency.
                        Impact: No impact

HB522   INSPECTOR GENERAL RECUSAL (MURRAY, D) To require the Inspector General to be
        recused from any matter or investigation relating to a state agency if the Inspector General
        has a familial relationship with an employee of that agency or the Inspector General was
        formerly employed by that agency, and to require the Inspector General to designate a
        deputy inspector general to handle all matters relating to an agency that is the subject of a
        recusal.
                          Impact: No impact

HB523   UNIFORM DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE (PHILLIPS, D) To create a generally uniform
        definition of employee for specified labor laws and to create a uniform standard to
        determine whether an individual performing services for an employer is an employee of
        that employer.
                         Impact: No impact

HB524   MINI-TRUCKS (PHILLIPS, D) To establish conditions for the operation of mini-trucks on
        certain roads.
                       Impact: No impact

HB525   STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE PLAN (HOLLINGTON, R) To require the Department
        of Administrative Services to make a high deductible health care plan available to state
        employees and state elected officials.
                         Impact: No impact

HB526   RESTITUTION-FELONIES/MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES (PRYOR, R) To make
        restitution mandatory in cases of felonies and misdemeanor offenses of violence, to modify
        the determination and enforcement of restitution, enhance the participation of crime
        victims and crime victim advocates in the sentencing or disposition and judicial or early
        release of offenders and delinquent children.
                         Impact: Potential Impact. Send to Criminal and Juvenile L&P.

HB527   AUTO INSURANCE CLAIMS (PRYOR, R) To prohibit auto insurers from requiring,
        recommending, or suggesting that a claimant on a policy have the claimant's vehicle
        repaired at a particular repair shop or by a particular person unless the claimant requests a
        recommendation or suggestion.
                         Impact: No impact

HB528   VEHICLE REGISTRATION LATE FEES (PRYOR, R) To exempt farm trucks and farm
        buses from the vehicle registration late fee, to establish a mandatory waiver of the
        registration late fee for vehicles used on a seasonal basis, and to allow the Director of
        Public Safety to approve a course in remedial driving instruction that is conducted entirely
        by video teleconferencing or the internet under specified circumstances.
                          Impact: No impact

HB529   CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS (DEGEETER, T) To require a supplier in certain consumer
        transactions to obtain express written authorization from a consumer before charging the
        consumer's account.
                         Impact: No impact
HB530   PUBLIC COLLEGE-PREPARATORY BOARDING SCHOOLS (DRIEHAUS, D) To permit
        the establishment of public college-preparatory boarding schools for at-risk students to be
        operated by private nonprofit entities.
                        Impact: No impact

HB531   HUNTING/SHOOTING GAME (WILLIAMS, B) To eliminate the prohibition against
        hunting or shooting game within one-half mile of a township park.
                        Impact: No impact

HB532   AGRICULTURAL EASEMENT (MURRAY, D) To exclude from the estate tax land subject
        to an agricultural or conservation easement.
                         Impact: No impact

HB533   HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (NEWCOMB, D) To designate the portion of U.S. Route
        322 within the municipal corporation of Orwell located in Ashtabula County, as the "Sgt.
        Kurt D. Schamberg Orwell Veterans Highway."
                        Impact: No impact

HB534   OHIO GRAPE INDUSTRIES COMMITTEE (NEWCOMB, D) To revise the duties of the
        Ohio Grape Industries Committee.
                       Impact: No impact

HB535   MILITARY SACRIFICE LICENSE PLATES (DEBOSE, M) To create "Military Sacrifice"
        license plates.
                        Impact: No impact

HB536   HIGHWAY NAME DESIGNATION (DEBOSE, M) To designate the portion of Interstate
        490 located within Garfield Heights in Cuyahoga County the "Corporal Brad Anthony Davis
        Memorial Highway."
                        Impact: No impact

HB537   FIRST AID COURSE WITH DRIVER'S LICENSE (GROSSMAN, C) To require each
        person under eighteen years of age applying for a driver's license to complete a first-aid
        and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training course.
                        Impact: No impact

HB538   FALSE STATEMENT - CAMPAIGN MATERIALS (BAKER, N) To increase from $5,000 to
        $100,000 the penalty for making a false statement in campaign materials related to the
        nomination or election of a statewide or General Assembly candidate if additional
        publications of the campaign materials containing the false statement are made after a
        panel of the Elections Commission has determined that there is probable cause to believe
        that the campaign materials contain a false statement, and to require the person who
        made the false statement to pay the complainant's reasonable attorney's fees.
                         Impact: No impact

HB539   NUMBER OF POLLING PLACES-SPECIAL ELECTION (DANIELS, D) To permit a board
        of elections that conducts a special election on July 13, 2010 for the purpose of nominating
        candidates for congressional office to conduct that election with a limited number of polling
        places and to declare an emergency.
                          Impact: No impact
HB540   COURT COSTS (SLESNICK, S) To increase from ten dollars to twenty dollars the fee for
        the computerization of the office of the clerks of the municipal, the county, and common
        pleas courts, to require that all moneys collected by the clerk of a court be paid to the
        appropriate person, fund, or entity on or before the twentieth day of each month, to permit
        the municipal court, county court, and court of common pleas to collect unpaid court costs,
        fees, or fines from an obligor's state income tax refund, to require the Auditor of State to
        create and maintain a chart detailing the distribution of court costs, fees, and fines
        collected by court clerks, and to create the Committee on Court Costs.
                          Impact: Potential Impact. Send to Court Administration.

HB541   POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS (FOLEY, M) To generally authorize municipal corporations
        and other political subdivisions to enter into agreements to perform services for one
        another.
                         Impact: No impact

HB542   EDUCATIONAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIPS (STEBELTON, G) To gradually increase to
        20,000 the number of Educational Choice Scholarships awarded annually.
                      Impact: No impact

HB543   UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES WITHHELD (DOMENICK, J) To allow an individual to have
        Ohio income taxes withheld from unemployment compensation benefits payable to that
        individual.
                       Impact: No impact

HB544   CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - SPICE (RUHL, M) To add synthetic cannabinoids
        commonly known as K2 of Spice to the list of Schedule I controlled substances, prohibit the
        possession of Spice, prohibit trafficking in Spice, and provide that if Spice is the drug
        involved in a violation of the offense of corrupting another with drugs the penalty for the
        violation will be the same as if marihuana was the drug involved in the offense.
                          Impact: Track

HB545   ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEM (YUKO, K) To require disclosure to a merchant of the
        operating rules referenced in, or otherwise applicable as terms and conditions of an
        electronic payment system contract, to permit the merchant to disclose operating rule
        information, to permit a retail dealer of gasoline purchases made by cash, debit card,
        check, or any similar means rather than by credit card, and to prohibit a franchise contract
        from limiting a franchisee from offering such a discount.
                          Impact: No impact

SB255   EDUCATIONAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIPS (CATES, G) To gradually increase to 20,000
        the number of Educational Choice Scholarships awarded annually.
                       Impact: No impact

SB256   CAREER TRAINING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM (CAREY, JR.,
        J) To establish the Career Training Workforce Development Grant Program and to allocate
        a portion of casino license fees to finance the program.
                         Impact: No impact

SB257   OHIO BREAST/CERVICAL CANCER PROJECT (SCHURING, K) To allow taxpayers to
        contribute a portion of their income tax refunds to the Ohio Breast and Cervical Cancer
        Project.
                         Impact: No impact

SB258   INCOME TAX (GRENDELL, T) To reduce the maximum effective income tax rate applicable
        to unearned income of persons age 70 1/2 years or older to 1%.
                        Impact: No impact

SB259   STUDENT LOAN SECONDARY MARKET (CATES, G) To revise the laws regarding
        designation of the student loan secondary market agency and allocation of private activity
        bonds.
                         Impact: No impact

SB260   PRISONER'S WORK AT GOVERNOR'S RESIDENCE (GOODMAN, D) To require the
        Director of Rehabilitation and Correction to adopt rules governing the work of prisoners at
        the Governor's residence.
                        Impact: No impact

SB261   PUBLIC COLLEGE-PREPARATORY BOARDING SCHOOLS (CATES, G) To permit the
        establishment of public college-preparatory boarding schools for at-risk students to be
        operated by private nonprofit entities.
                        Impact: No impact

SB262   HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS (CATES, G) To prohibit qualified health plans
        from providing coverage for certain abortions.
                        Impact: No impact

SB263   OHIO CASINO CONTROL COMMISSION (FABER, K) To create the Ohio Casino Control
        Commission and related provisions and to set forth casino gaming statutes under Ohio
        Constitution, Article XV, Section 6(C).
                         Impact: No impact

SB264   ACADEMIC STANDARDS (CATES, G) To allow more time for the adoption of standards
        and model curricula for science, social studies, and financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
                        Impact: No impact

SB265   ACUPUNCTURISTS (SCHURING, K) To allow acupuncturists to practice with herbs.
                   Impact: No impact

SB266   INCOME TAX RATE-CAPITAL GAINS (SCHURING, K) To reduce the income tax rate on
        capital gains reinvested in Ohio-based investments.
                          Impact: No impact

SB267   JAIL RELEASE OF MISDEMEANANTS (SCHIAVONI, J) To authorize the judicial release
        of misdemeanants who are serving jail sentences.
                      Impact: Potential Impact. Send to Criminal L&P and Community
                                Corrections.

SB268   SUNSET REVIEW RECOMMENDATIONS (GILLMOR, K) To implement the
        recommendations of the Sunset Review Committee by abolishing, terminating, transferring,
        or renewing various agencies and by reestablishing the Sunset Review Committee but
        postponing its operation until the 132nd General Assembly.
                        Impact: Track

SB269   RESTRUCTURING STATE GOVERNMENT (GRENDELL, T) Relative to joint purchasing by
        members of a regional council of governmental; consolidation of boards and commissions
        for purposes of Central Service Agency support services, privatization of governmental
        functions; and restructuring of state government.
                         Impact: Bill Board only

SB270   DAM CONSTRUCTION PERMITS (HUGHES, J) To establish a dam construction permit
        pilot program that, with respect to an eligible dam project, establishes permit fee and
        bonding requirements that are different from the permit fee and bonding requirements
        otherwise required under applicable law, and to declare an emergency.
                        Impact: No impact

SB271   NUDE PHOTOS-MINORS (CATES, G) To prohibit a minor, by use of a
        telecommunications device or other means, from knowingly creating, receiving,
        exchanging, sending, or possessing a photograph or other material showing a minor in a
        state of nudity.
                         Impact: Potential Impact. Send to Juvenile L&P.

SB272   COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TRIO PROGRAMS (MILLER, R) To make an appropriation for
        the provision of state matching funds for federal TRIO programs at Ohio institutions of
        higher education for the FY 2010-FY 2011 biennium.
                         Impact: No impact

SB273   POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS (TURNER, N) To generally authorize municipal corporations
        and other political subdivisions to enter into agreements to perform services for one
        another.
                         Impact: No impact

SB274   COUNTY EMPLOYEE PAID LEAVE (MILLER, R) To authorize a county employee to
        donate paid leave to another employee of the same county.
                        Impact: No impact

SB275   CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE LIST ADDITION (MILLER, R) To add synthetic
        cannabinoids commonly known as K2 or Spice to the list of Schedule I controlled
        substances
                       Impact: Track

SB276   CANDIDATE USE OF SAMPLE BALLOT (MILLER, R) To prohibit the use of a sample
        ballot as campaign materials if the ballot would mislead voters into believing a candidate
        has received a party endorsement.
                        Impact: No impact

SB277   MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT PHARMACEUTICALS (JONES, S) To repeal sections
        5111.07 and 5111.071 of the Revised Code, and to repeal Section 309.30.76 of Am. Sub.
        H.B. 1 of the 128th General Assembly regarding the Medicaid reimbursement rate for
estimated acquisition cost pharmaceuticals, the Medicaid dispensing fee, and the number of
brand name drugs available at one time under the Medicaid program without prior
authorization.
                Impact: No impact

				
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