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Ohio Legislation
133rd General Assembly 2019-2020

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Safety bills

SB 19  ERPO   Extreme Risk Protection Order   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.

SB 43  DV limits on firearms   to address domestic violence by means of firearms restrictions, penalty enhancements, and a prohibition against strangulation, and to make an appropriation. 

SB 62  Regards items that accelerate a firearm’s rate of fire   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.

SB 63  Establish requirements for firearms transfers  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.

SB 64  Raise minimum age for purchasing firearms and increase penalty  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.

SB 65 Regulate transfer of firearms at a gun show  

SB 182   Raise minimum age to purchase firearm to 21

SB 183 Limit transfers of firearms/require background checks

HB 240  Prohibit negligent storage of a firearm and to provide criminal penalties if a minor gains access to an improperly stored firearm.

HB 315  Require federally licensed firearms dealers to provide suicide prevention information to the purchaser of a firearm.

HB 316  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.

HB 317  Limit how gun may be transferred and require background check

HB 318  Restore local authority to regulate firearm-related conduct

HB 320  Prohibit dealer transferring firearm if background check pending

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Gun Promotion bills

HB 49  CCW license as voter ID  to specify that a concealed handgun license qualifies as photo identification for voting purposes.

HB 86  Correct error in definition of “dangerous ordnance”    to correct a drafting error in the definition of “dangerous ordnance” that resulted from Am. Sub. H.B. 228 of the 132nd General Assembly  passed

HB 156  To grant civil immunity to nonprofit corporations and persons associated with them for certain injuries, deaths, or losses resulting from the carrying of handguns.

HB 174 / HB 178  rename a concealed handgun license as a concealed weapons license, allow a concealed weapons licensee to carry concealed all deadly weapons not otherwise prohibited by law, repeal a notice requirement applicable to licensees stopped for a law enforcement purpose, authorize expungement of convictions of a violation of that requirement, allow a person age 21 or older and not prohibited by federal law from firearm possession to carry a concealed deadly weapon without needing a license subject to the same carrying laws as a licensee

updated August 16, 2019

 

 




|Ohio 132nd General Assembly 2017-2018

 Find bills here http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/

Bills to reduce gun violence
HB 33Rep. Patmon. To prohibit any person from storing or leaving a firearm in the person’s residence unless the firearm is secured in safe storage or rendered inoperable if the person knows or reasonably should know that a minor is able to gain access (Child Access Prevention.) Status: Assigned to House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee.
HB 151Rep. Patmon. To prohibit a transfer of a firearm from a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer to a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer; and to provide for recordkeeping with respect to information obtained pursuant to such a background check. (Universal Background Checks.) Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 152Rep. Patmon. To require an applicant for a hunting license to specify whether the applicant has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a felony and to require the license to specify “firearm restricted” if an applicant has so indicated. Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 153Rep. Patmon. To generally ban the manufacture, sale, alteration, and public display of imitation firearms and the disguising of a firearm to make it resemble an imitation firearm. Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 305Rep. Antonio, Boyd. To require a court that issues a protection order to determine if the respondent is prohibited from carrying or possessing a firearm & to transfer all firearms in the person’s possession to a law enforcement agency or a federally licensed firearms dealer. Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 395Rep. Patmon, Galonski,Smith, Kent, West.  Prohibit accelerating semi-automatic firearm’s rate of fire (bump stocks)
HB 563Rep. West, Brown, Ingram, Ashford, Fedor, Smith, Howse. Prohibit transferring firearm while background check pending
HB 564Rep. West, Brown, Fedor, Ashford, Smith,Howse, Kent. Require 72 hour waiting period after buying a firearm
HB 585. Rep Henne  Expand the definition of dangerous ordnance to include armor peiercing ammunition and expand the definition of an automatic firearm to include any device within the federal definition of machine gun; to create additional conditions under which an individual may not possess a firearm or dangerous ordnance and to eliminate the process by which an individual may apply for relief from a weapons disability; to generally prohibit a person from buyingm purchasing obtaining, or furnishing a firearm on behalf of a third party; to provide for the entry of protection orders into the federal NCIC database and LEADS; and to provide for the issuance by a court of an extreme risk protection order.  (sub bill added additional changes)  Status: State and Local Government Committee.
SB 150Sen. Brown; Cosponsors: Sens. Schiavoni, Thomas, Tavares. To prohibit a person convicted of domestic violence or assault of a family member, or a person subject to certain protection orders, from having a firearm.  Status: Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee.
SB 219.  Senators Thomas, Schiavoni, Sykes, Yuko,Brown,Tavares. To prohibit devices that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm’s rate of fire. 
SB 260Senators Skindell, Tavares, Brown, Yuko, Thomas, Williams, Sykes. Prohibit assault weapons; firearm/ammunition sale database
SB 278.  Senators Schiavoni, Williams, Thomas, Skindell, Yuko, Brown, Tavares. Restrict access to firearms if person dangerous –Extreme Risk Protection   Order  Government Oversight and Reform
SB 279. Senators Tavares, Sykes, Thomas, Skindell, Schiavonim Williams, Brown. Prevent minor from gaining access to firearms  Government Oversight and Reform
SB  281Senators Hoagland, Eklund, Terhar Uecker, Williams. Grant licensed firearm dealer to refuse to sell firearm  Government Oversight and Reform
SB 283Senators Thomas, Schiavoni, Skindell, Williams, Brown, Tavares, Sykes, Yuko.  Restrict firearm transfers; require background checks  Government Oversight and Reform
SB 284. Senators Thomas, Schiavoni, Skindell, Williams, Brown, Tavares, Yuko, Sykes. Raise minimum age to purchase a firearm Government   Oversight and Reform
SB 285. Senators Thomas, Schiavoni, Skindell, Williams, Tavares, Brown, Sykes, Yuko. Regulate firearm transfers at gun shows  Government Oversight and Reform
SB 286Senators Thomas, Schiavoni, Skindell, Williams, Tavares, Brown, Sykes.  Register firearms with county sheriff   Local Government Public Safety
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Bills to increase gun access, use, secrecy and prohibit enforcement
HB 79Reps. Retherford, Hagan; Cosponsors: Rps. Hambley, Seitz, Dean, Thompson, Brenner, Faber, Becker, Vitale, Brinkman, Koehler, Riedel, Goodman, Antani, Stein, Hood, Schaffer, Blessing, Roegner, Merrin. To provide for firearms training for tactical medical professionals & authorized by the law enforcement agency to carry firearms while on duty; and grant the same right to carry a concealed handgun in this state as a licensee (Medical Carry). Status: PASSED House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 142Rep. Wiggam; Cosponsors: Reps. Lipps, Goodman, Kick, Merrin, Hood, Thompson, Conditt, Keller, Vitale, Roegner, Koehler, Brinkman, Becker, Seitz, Dean. To eliminate the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that the licensee is carrying a concealed handgun when stopped. Status: PASSED House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 201Reps. Hood and Brinkman; Cosponsors: Reps. Antani, Becker, Zeltwanger, Brenner, Goodman, Dean, Thompson, McColley, Vitale, Keller, Merrin, Blessing, Riedel, Wiggam, Lipps, Sprague, Johnson, Roegner, Householder, Schaffer, Faber, Koehler. To allow a concealed handgun licensee to carry concealed all firearms if not prohibited; to repeal the requirement to promptly inform an approaching officer if the licensee is carrying a firearm; and to provide that a person age 21 or older and not prohibited does not need a license in order to carry a concealed firearm. (Permitless Carry.) Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 228Reps.Johnson and LaTourette; Cosponsors: Reps. Conditt, Schuring, Pelanda, Patton, McColley, Antani, Becker, Brenner, Brinkman, Carfagna, Dean, Duffey, Ginter, Goodman, Green, Henne, Hill, Hood, Householder, Huffman, Keller, Koehler, Lipps, Merrin, Riedel, Roegner, Romanchuk, Schaffer, Slaby, Smith, R., Sprague, Stein, Thompson, Vitale, Wiggam. to assign to the prosecution the burden of disproving  self-defense, to expand the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force, and to modify the penalties for illegally carrying a concealed firearm or improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and the posting of warning signs regarding the possession of weapons on specified premises.(Stand your Ground.) Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee. Passed the House 11-14-18 sent to the Senate for approval.
HB 233Rep. Becker; Cosponsors: Reps. Antani, Arndt, Blessing, Brenner, Brinkman, Butler, Carfagna, Dean, Dever, Duffey, Faber, Gavarone, Ginter, Goodman, Greenspan, Hagan, Hambley, Henne, Hill, Hood, Householder, Huffman, Keller, Kick, Koehler, Landis, LaTourette, Lipps, McColley, Merrin, Patton, Pelanda, Perales, Rezabek, Riedel, Roegner, Romanchuk, Speaker Rosenberger, Representatives Schaffer, Scherer, Schuring, Seitz, Slaby, Smith, R., Sprague, Stein, Thompson, Vitale, Wiggam, Young, Zeltwanger, Retherford, Conditt, Cupp, Johnson. To remove the penalty for a concealed handgun licensee or qualified military member or carrying a concealed handgun into a prohibited place if the person leaves upon request, and to penalize failure to leave upon request or returning with a firearm. (Get out of Jail Free Guns Everywhere.) Status: PASSED House. Assigned to Senate Government Oversight and Reform.
HB 253Reps. Householder, Lanese; Cosponsors: Reps. Koehler, Riedel, Seitz, Conditt, Hambley, Stein, Butler, Kick, Schaffer, Brinkman, Hughes, Goodman, Vitale, Merrin, Wiggam, Keller, Faber, Becker, Gavarone, Antani, Perales, Carfagna, Johnson, Duffey, Young, Thompson, Brenner, McColley, Hood, Sprague, Hagan, Hill, Greenspan. To permit law enforcement officers to carry firearms off duty in places otherwise prohibited for concealed handgun licensees. Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.
HB 310Rep. Vitale; Cosponsors: Reps. Antani, Becker, Brenner, Brinkman, Dean, Goodman, Hood, Johnson, Keller, Merrin, Riedel, Seitz, Thompson, Schaffer, Sprague, Wiggam, Zeltwanger. To permit an elected officeholder of this state carry a concealed handgun in a government facility or a political subdivision of this state.  Status: Assigned to House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee.Status: Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee.
HB 373   Rep Vitale,  Rep. AntaniRep. BeckerRep. BrennerRep. BrinkmanRep. Dean, Rep. Goodman, Rep. JohnsonRep. HoodRep. HouseholderRep. KellerRep. KoehlerRep. MerrinRep. RiedelRep. SeitzRep. SchafferRep. SpragueRep. ThompsonRep. Zeltwanger. Permit Concealed Carry in courthouses and govt buildings
HB 590 Representatives Vitale, Keller, Hood, Antani, Becker, Brenner, Brinkman, Dean, Hoops, Householder, Lang, Merrin, Retherford, Riedel, Schaffer, Sprague, Thompson, Zeltwanger.  Defining when person is justified in use or threatedned use, to provide that a person has no duty to retreat prior to using or thereatening to use reasonable force. Stand Your Ground         Status: Criminal Justice Committee
HB 703 Repreenstatives Becker, Patton, Thompson, Retherford, Lang, Dean, Antani, Reidel, Roegner, Henne. To reduce the penalty for a concelaed handgun licesnsee who carries a concealed handgun in a prohibited place and to prohibit public employers and universities from discipling employees or students  who lawfully carry a concealed handgun on the premises.  Status: Federalism and Interstate Relatipns Committee.
SB 81. Sen. Terhar. To waive the concealed carry license fee for active members of the armed forces, veterans, to accept military experience as proof of competency with firearms regardless of when the applicant for a license acquired the experience, (Military Public Carry). Status: Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee
SB 122Sen. Jordan. To permit concealed handgun licensees to carry concealed handguns in the statehouse and on its grounds (Statehouse Carry).
SB 142Sen. Jordan. To allow a concealed handgun licensee to carry concealed all firearms not prohibited from possessing  — and to provide that a person 21 years of age or older does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry or have a concealed firearm.  (Permitless Carry.) Status: Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee.
SB 180. Sens. Uekcer, Hottinger; Cosponsors: Sens. Hoagland, Terhar, Jordan. to assign to the prosecution the burden of disproving a self-defense, to expand the locations where a person has no duty to retreat before using force and to modify the Law regarding the duty to keep the licensee’s hands in plain sight, the penalties for illegally carrying a concealed firearm or improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and the posting of warning signs regarding the possession of weapons on specified premises. (Stand Your Ground/Shoot FirstStatus: Assigned to Senate Judiciary Committee.
SB 208.  Senators Tehar, Beagle, Coley, Hottinger, Huffman, Jordan, Thomas, Uecker.    Allow off duty police to carry on certain premises.
SB 234. Senators LaRose, Eklund, Jordan, Hottinger, Uecker.  Regarding subsidized tenant possessing or using a firearm in unit
SB 242.  Senators LaRose,Uecker, Eklund, Jordan, Obhof. Eliminate prohibition against making or selling certain weapons.

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