OH HB116 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 41-18)
Status: Engrossed on September 20 2017 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-10-25 - Refer to Committee: Ways and Means
Pending: Senate Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


To amend sections 5739.01 and 5739.02 of the Revised Code to exempt prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other optical aids sold by licensed dispensers from sales and use tax beginning July 2019.

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Exempt optical aids from sales tax


Roll Calls

2017-09-20 - House - House Passed (Y: 93 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-26 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 18 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-10-25SenateRefer to Committee: Ways and Means
2017-04-26HouseReported - Amended: Ways and Means
2017-03-14HouseRefer to Committee: Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
57Amended CodeCitation Text
5739Amended CodeCitation Text
573901Amended CodeCitation Text
573902Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments 750