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22 total bills, 14 anti-gun bills,
5 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Ohio Firearm Legislation

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note: Ohio carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an pro-gun bill

HR12

Title: Declare Ohio a Second Amendment Protective State.

Description: To declare that Ohio is a Second Amendment Protective State.

Last Action: Introduced and Referred to Committee: State and Local Government

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB38

Title: Limit the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat

Description: To amend sections 2307.601, 2901.05, and 2901.09 of the Revised Code to limit the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: State and Local Government

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

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HB44

Title: Increase assault penalties in certain circumstances

Description: To amend sections 2903.13 and 2929.13 of the Revised Code to increase the penalties for assault if the victim is acting as a sports official or the assault is committed in retaliation for the victim's actions as a sports official.

Last Action: Passed

Last Action Date: June 25, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB89

Title: Revise concealed handgun licensee requirement to notify upon stop

Description: To amend sections 2923.12, 2923.126, 2923.128, and 2923.16 of the Revised Code to modify the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee must notify a law enforcement officer that the licensee is authorized to carry a concealed handgun and is carrying a concealed handgun when stopped.

Last Action: Reported: State and Local Government

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

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HB99

Title: Regards persons authorized to go armed within school safety zone

Description: To amend sections 109.78 and 2923.122 of the Revised Code to expressly exempt persons authorized to go armed within a school safety zone from a requirement that peace officer basic training be obtained and to require that those persons successfully complete firearms training that meets or exceeds the training requirements for concealed handgun licensees for the exemption to apply.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Criminal Justice

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB227

Title: Regards concealed weapons and concealed carry without license

Description: To amend sections 9.68, 109.69, 109.731, 311.41, 311.42, 311.43, 1547.69, 2921.13, 2923.11, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.124, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.127, 2923.128, 2923.129, 2923.1210, 2923.1211, 2923.1212, 2923.1213, 2923.16, 2953.37, and 4749.10 and to enact section 2923.111 of the Revised Code to rename a concealed handgun license as a concealed weapons license, to allow a concealed weapons licensee to carry concealed all deadly weapons not otherwise prohibited by law, to expand state preemption of firearms regulation to include all deadly weapons, to repeal a notice requirement for licensees stopped for law enforcement purposes, to authorize expungement of related convictions, and to allow a person age 21 or older to carry a concealed deadly weapon without a license.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Government Oversight

Last Action Date: March 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB257

Title: Enact Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

Description: To amend sections 109.57, 2923.125, 2923.128, 2923.1213, and 2923.13 and to enact sections 2923.26, 2923.27, 2923.28, 2923.29, 2923.30, and 2923.99 of the Revised Code to enact the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act to allow family members, household members, and law enforcement officers to obtain a court order that temporarily restricts a person's access to firearms if that person poses a danger to themselves or others.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Government Oversight

Last Action Date: April 15, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB259

Title: Enact Protect Law Enforcement Act

Description: To amend sections 2929.28 and 5122.311 and to enact section 2923.26 of the Revised Code to enact the Protect Law Enforcement Act to require a firearm transfer to be made through a dealer, through a law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception, and to require a background check when a firearm is transferred.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: State and Local Government

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB262

Title: Enact Child Access Prevention Tax Credit Act

Description: To amend sections 5747.08 and 5747.98 and to enact sections 2923.191 and 5747.72 of the Revised Code to enact the Child Access Prevention Tax Credit Act to prohibit negligent storage of a firearm, to provide criminal penalties if a minor gains access to an improperly stored firearm, and to authorize an income tax credit for the purchase of firearms safety storage units.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Ways and Means

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB274

Title: Restore local authority to regulate firearms conduct

Description: To repeal section 9.68 of the Revised Code to restore local authority to generally regulate firearms-related conduct.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: State and Local Government

Last Action Date: May 4, 2021

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HB281

Title: Enact Mental Health and Disability Terminology Act

Description: To amend sections 1.02, 5.226, 9.03, 122.69, 140.01, 145.012, 145.298, 149.01, 173.11, 173.12, 305.07, 306.551, 325.07, 339.11, 340.011, 340.03, 340.04, 340.15, 513.05, 737.051, 737.161, 749.02, 901.73, 918.05, 935.03, 955.011, 955.43, 959.07, 959.99, 1533.12, 1713.41, 1743.05, 1751.14, 1751.65, 2101.16, 2101.17, 2101.24, 2127.05, 2127.43, 2151.23, 2151.414, 2305.42, 2305.43, 2746.02, 2901.30, 2903.10, 2903.13, 2903.15, 2903.16, 2903.341, 2907.27, 2919.21, 2919.22, 2919.23, 2921.22, 2921.321, 2923.125, 2923.128, 2923.1213, 2923.13, 2925.01, 2925.02, 2929.15, 2929.20, 2931.02, 2935.33, 2945.25, 2945.37, 2945.38, 2945.39, 2945.40, 2945.401, 2945.42, 2949.29, 2967.22, 3113.06, 3113.08, 3304.31, 3313.55, 3313.65, 3313.71, 3313.74, 3319.232, 3335.41, 3335.42, 3335.50, 3335.51, 3335.55, 3353.01, 3375.82, 3501.18, 3501.29, 3503.12, 3505.23, 3506.12, 3506.19, 3701.046, 3701.243, 3701.507, 3701.53, 3701.65, 3701.79, 3701.81, 3702.55, 3707.06, 3707.20, 3707.22, 3707.29, 3707.30, 3719.011, 3719.061, 3719.61, 3719.70, 3721.011, 3721.30, 3781.111, 3781.112, 3781.19, 3791.031, 3901.491, 3901.501, 3923.24, 3923.241, 3999.16, 4105.13, 4111.06, 4112.02, 4115.33, 4121.61, 4123.343, 4123.57, 4123.58, 4123.68, 4123.70, 4123.71, 4141.01, 4173.02, 4501.21, 4503.04, 4503.042, 4503.44, 4506.07, 4507.06, 4507.08, 4508.01, 4508.03, 4508.04, 4511.01, 4511.69, 4517.01, 4517.12, 4521.01, 4521.02, 4521.10, 4551.05, 4741.221, 4747.12, 4766.01, 4905.79, 4933.122, 4961.08, 5101.56, 5101.60, 5104.015, 5104.017, 5104.018, 5104.019, 5107.26, 5109.16, 5109.18, 5119.01, 5119.10, 5119.14, 5119.21, 5119.311, 5119.33, 5119.331, 5119.333, 5119.34, 5119.40, 5119.42, 5119.50, 5119.60, 5119.61, 5119.70, 5119.90, 5119.91, 5119.92, 5119.93, 5120.051, 5120.17, 5120.44, 5121.56, 5122.01, 5122.03, 5122.05, 5122.10, 5122.11, 5122.111, 5122.13, 5122.141, 5122.15, 5122.19, 5122.21, 5122.27, 5122.271, 5122.28, 5122.30, 5122.311, 5122.36, 5122.39, 5122.43, 5123.651, 5126.38, 5139.54, 5149.30, 5153.01, 5153.16, 5153.163, 5164.15, 5165.03, 5305.22, 5321.01, 5501.05, 5501.07, 5515.08, 5531.12, 5537.03, 5709.45, 5733.04, 5733.56, 5733.98, 5747.03, 5905.02, 5907.06, 5907.09, 5924.115, 5924.503, 5924.504, and 5924.506 of the Revised Code to modify terminology in the Revised Code regarding people with mental illnesses and people with disabilities and to name this act the Mental Health and Disability Terminology Act.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Health

Last Action Date: June 23, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB297

Title: Enact Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination Act

Description: To enact section 9.681 of the Revised Code to establish the Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination Act.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Government Oversight

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB325

Title: Regards emergency powers when suppressing a riot; firearms rights

Description: To amend section 3761.16 and to enact section 5502.411 of the Revised Code regarding a political subdivision's emergency powers when suppressing a riot, mob, or potential riot or mob and the preservation of rights regarding firearms during an emergency.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Government Oversight

Last Action Date: June 10, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB360

Title: Designate Gun Violence Awareness Month

Description: To enact section 5.22101 of the Revised Code to designate June as "Gun Violence Awareness Month."

Last Action: Introduced

Last Action Date: June 25, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB73

Title: Regards firearms transfers; require background check

Description: To amend sections 2929.28 and 5122.311 and to enact section 2923.26 of the Revised Code to require a firearm transfer to be made through a dealer, through a law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception, and to require a background check when a firearm is transferred.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB74

Title: Raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm

Description: To amend sections 2151.022, 2152.02, 2152.16, 2923.21, and 2923.211 of the Revised Code to raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm to age 21 and to increase the penalty for improperly furnishing firearms to an underage person.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB75

Title: Regulate the transfer of firearms at a gun show

Description: To amend sections 2929.28 and 5122.311 and to enact section 2923.27 of the Revised Code to regulate the transfer of firearms at a gun show.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB76

Title: Restore local authority to regulate firearms-related conduct

Description: To repeal section 9.68 of the Revised Code to restore local authority to generally regulate firearms-related conduct.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB77

Title: Regards certain items that increase firearms' rate of fire

Description: To amend sections 2923.13 and 2923.14 and to enact section 2923.133 of the Revised Code to prohibit certain conduct regarding trigger cranks, bump-fire devices, and other items that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm's rate of fire but do not convert it into an automatic firearm.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 24, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB138

Title: Enact Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

Description: To amend sections 109.57, 2923.125, 2923.128, 2923.1213, and 2923.13 and to enact sections 2923.26, 2923.27, 2923.28, 2923.29, 2923.30, and 2923.99 of the Revised Code to enact the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 24, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB185

Title: Regards emergency powers when suppressing a riot; firearms rights

Description: To amend section 3761.16 and to enact section 5502.411 of the Revised Code regarding a political subdivision's emergency powers when suppressing a riot, mob, or potential riot or mob and the preservation of rights regarding firearms during an emergency.

Last Action: Refer to Committee: Veterans and Public Safety

Last Action Date: May 26, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB205

Title: Designate Gun Violence Awareness Month

Description: To enact section 5.22101 of the Revised Code to designate June as "Gun Violence Awareness Month."

Last Action: Introduced

Last Action Date: June 28, 2021

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