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Passed Ohio Gun Law HB79

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Legislation Overview

Title: Provide for firearms training for tactical medical professionals

Subject: Crimes, Corrections, and Law Enforcement : Firearms: Crimes, Corrections, and Law Enforcement : Law Enforcement: State and Local Government : Public Officials and Employees

Description: To amend sections 109.71, 109.73, 109.75, 109.79, 109.801, and 2923.126 and to enact sections 109.748 and 109.771 of the Revised Code to provide for firearms training for tactical medical professionals; to permit such a professional who has received that training and has been specifically authorized by the law enforcement agency to carry firearms while on duty; and to grant such a professional the same right to carry a concealed handgun in this state as a concealed handgun licensee.

Session: 132nd General Assembly

Last Action: Effective 6/1/18

Last Action Date: June 1, 2018


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

73 sponsors: Wes Retherford (R); Christina Hagan (R); Stephen Hambley (R); William Seitz (R); Bill Dean (R); Andy Thompson (R); Andrew Brenner (R); Keith Faber (R); John Becker (R); Nino Vitale (R); Thomas Brinkman (R); Kyle Koehler (R); Craig Riedel (R); Niraj Antani (R); Dick Stein (R); Ron Hood (R); Timothy Schaffer (R); Louis Blessing (R); Kristina Roegner (R); Derek Merrin (R); Nickie Antonio (D); Steven Arndt (R); Michael Ashford (D); Rick Carfagna (R); Robert Cupp (R); Anthony DeVitis (R); Theresa Gavarone (R); Timothy Ginter (R); Doug Green (R); Dave Greenspan (R); Michael Henne (R); Glenn Holmes (D); Larry Householder (R); Terry Johnson (R); Candice Keller (R); Darrell Kick (R); Al Landis (R); Laura Lanese (R); George Lang (R); Sarah LaTourette (R); Eugene Miller (D); Thomas Patton (R); Dorothy Pelanda (R); Rick Perales (R); Mark Romanchuk (R); Scott Ryan (R); Kirk Schuring (R); Marilyn Slaby (R); Robert Sprague (R); Thomas West (D); Scott Wiggam (R); Ron Young (R); John Eklund (R); William Coley (R); Kevin Bacon (R); Bill Beagle (R); Dave Burke (R); Randall Gardner (R); Robert Hackett (R); Frank Hoagland (R); Matt Huffman (R); Frank LaRose (R); Peggy Lehner (R); Larry Obhof (R); Sean O'Brien (D); Scott Oelslager (R); Bob Peterson (R); Louis Terhar (R); Cecil Thomas (D); Joseph Uecker (R); Sandra Williams (D); Jason Wilson (D); Kenny Yuko (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 74% (73 of 99)

Chamber Date Action
Jun 1, 2018 Effective 6/1/18
House Feb 14, 2018 Concurred in Senate amendments
Senate Feb 6, 2018 Passed - Amended
Senate Jan 31, 2018 Reported - Substitute: Judiciary
Senate Oct 25, 2017 Refer to Committee: Judiciary
Senate Oct 12, 2017 Introduced
House Oct 11, 2017 Passed
House Sep 13, 2017 Reported: Federalism and Interstate Relations
House Feb 28, 2017 Refer to Committee: Federalism and Interstate Relations
House Feb 22, 2017 Introduced
Type Date State Link Text
Enrolled Feb 16, 2018 state link bill text
Engrossed Feb 8, 2018 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 5, 2018 state link bill text
Engrossed Oct 11, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Sep 13, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 22, 2017 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
09/13/2017 12 0 0 0 Yes
  • Becker, John (R) Yea
  • Goodman, Wesley (R) Yea
  • Holmes, Glenn (D) Yea
  • Koehler, Kyle (R) Yea
  • Leland, David (D) Yea
  • Lipps, Scott (R) Yea
  • Merrin, Derek (R) Yea
  • Miller, Adam (D) Yea
  • Retherford, Wes (R) Yea
  • Roegner, Kristina (R) Yea
  • Young, Ron (R) Yea
  • Zeltwanger, Paul (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
10/11/2017 90 7 0 0 Yes
  • Anielski, Marlene (R) Yea
  • Antani, Niraj (R) Yea
  • Antonio, Nickie (D) Yea
  • Arndt, Steven (R) Yea
  • Ashford, Michael (D) Yea
  • Barnes, John (D) Yea
  • Becker, John (R) Yea
  • Blessing, Louis (R) Yea
  • Boccieri, John (D) Yea
  • Boggs, Kristin (D) Yea
  • Boyd, Janine (D) Yea
  • Brenner, Andrew (R) Yea
  • Brinkman, Thomas (R) Yea
  • Brown, Richard (D) Yea
  • Butler, James (R) Yea
  • Carfagna, Rick (R) Yea
  • Celebrezze, Nicholas (D) Yea
  • Cera, Jack (D) Yea
  • Clyde, Kathleen (D) Nay
  • Craig, Hearcel (D) Yea
  • Cupp, Robert (R) Yea
  • Dean, Bill (R) Yea
  • Dever, Jonathan (R) Yea
  • DeVitis, Anthony (R) Yea
  • Duffey, Mike (R) Yea
  • Edwards, Jay (R) Yea
  • Faber, Keith (R) Yea
  • Fedor, Teresa (D) Yea
  • Galonski, Tavia (D) Nay
  • Gavarone, Theresa (R) Yea
  • Ginter, Timothy (R) Yea
  • Gonzales, Anne (R) Yea
  • Goodman, Wesley (R) Yea
  • Green, Doug (R) Yea
  • Greenspan, Dave (R) Yea
  • Hagan, Christina (R) Yea
  • Hambley, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Henne, Michael (R) Yea
  • Hill, Brian (R) Yea
  • Holmes, Glenn (D) Yea
  • Hood, Ron (R) Yea
  • Householder, Larry (R) Yea
  • Howse, Stephanie (D) Yea
  • Huffman, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Hughes, Jim (R) Yea
  • Ingram, Catherine (D) Nay
  • Johnson, Terry (R) Yea
  • Keller, Candice (R) Yea
  • Kelly, Brigid (D) Nay
  • Kennedy Kent, Bernadine (D) Yea
  • Kick, Darrell (R) Yea
  • Koehler, Kyle (R) Yea
  • Landis, Al (R) Yea
  • Lanese, Laura (R) Yea
  • Lang, George (R) Yea
  • LaTourette, Sarah (R) Yea
  • Leland, David (D) Yea
  • Lepore-Hagan, Michele (D) Nay
  • Lipps, Scott (R) Yea
  • Manning, Nathan (R) Yea
  • McColley, Robert (R) Yea
  • Merrin, Derek (R) Yea
  • Miller, Adam (D) Yea
  • O'Brien, Michael (D) Yea
  • Patmon, Bill (D) Yea
  • Patterson, John (D) Yea
  • Patton, Thomas (R) Yea
  • Pelanda, Dorothy (R) Yea
  • Perales, Rick (R) Yea
  • Ramos, Daniel (D) Nay
  • Reece, Alicia (D) Nay
  • Reineke, Bill (R) Yea
  • Retherford, Wes (R) Yea
  • Rezabek, Jeffrey (R) Yea
  • Riedel, Craig (R) Yea
  • Roegner, Kristina (R) Yea
  • Rogers, John (D) Yea
  • Romanchuk, Mark (R) Yea
  • Rosenberger, Cliffford (R) Yea
  • Ryan, Scott (R) Yea
  • Schaffer, Timothy (R) Yea
  • Schuring, Kirk (R) Yea
  • Seitz, William (R) Yea
  • Sheehy, Michael (D) Yea
  • Slaby, Marilyn (R) Yea
  • Smith, Kent (D) Yea
  • Smith, Ryan (R) Yea
  • Sprague, Robert (R) Yea
  • Stein, Dick (R) Yea
  • Strahorn, Fred (D) Yea
  • Strong Sykes, Emilia (D) Yea
  • Sweeney, Martin (D) Yea
  • Thompson, Andy (R) Yea
  • Vitale, Nino (R) Yea
  • West, Thomas (D) Yea
  • Wiggam, Scott (R) Yea
  • Young, Ron (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
02/6/2018 31 0 0 0 Yes
  • Bacon, Kevin (R) Yea
  • Balderson, Troy (R) Yea
  • Beagle, Bill (R) Yea
  • Brown, Edna (D) Yea
  • Burke, Dave (R) Yea
  • Dolan, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Eklund, John (R) Yea
  • Gardner, Randall (R) Yea
  • Hackett, Robert (R) Yea
  • Hoagland, Frank (R) Yea
  • Hottinger, Jay (R) Yea
  • Huffman, Matt (R) Yea
  • Jordan, Kris (R) Yea
  • Kunze, Stephanie (R) Yea
  • LaRose, Frank (R) Yea
  • Lehner, Peggy (R) Yea
  • Manning, Gayle (R) Yea
  • McColley, Robert (R) Yea
  • Obhof, Larry (R) Yea
  • O'Brien, Sean (D) Yea
  • Oelslager, W. Scott (R) Yea
  • Peterson, Bob (R) Yea
  • Schiavoni, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Sykes, Vernon (D) Yea
  • Tavares, Charleta (D) Yea
  • Terhar, Louis (R) Yea
  • Thomas, Cecil (D) Yea
  • Uecker, Joseph (R) Yea
  • Williams, Sandra (D) Yea
  • Wilson, Steve (R) Yea
  • Yuko, Kenny (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

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