OH HB139 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 21-9)
Status: Enrolled on December 27 2018 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-12-27 - Concurred in Senate amendments
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend section 149.43 of the Revised Code to eliminate the public disclosure exemption for any permanently retained record 75 years after the date of its creation, with exceptions.

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Eliminate public records exemption if record 100 years old


Roll Calls

2018-12-27 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-12-06 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-20 - House - House Passed (Y: 93 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-21 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-12-27HouseConcurred in Senate amendments
2018-12-27HouseThe question being, Shall the amendments be concurred in?
2018-12-06SenateReported - Substitute: Government Oversight and Reform
2018-07-10SenateRefer to Committee: Government Oversight and Reform
2018-03-21HouseReported - Amended: State and Local Government
2017-03-29HouseRefer to Committee: State and Local Government


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1Amended CodeCitation Text
149Amended CodeCitation Text
14943Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments