OH HB178 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 27-0)
Status: Introduced on March 29 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-30 - Re-referred: Criminal Justice
Pending: House Criminal Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


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 modify the Weapons Law by renaming a concealed handgun license as a concealed weapons license, allowing a concealed weapons licensee to carry concealed all deadly weapons not otherwise prohibited by law without carrying a concealed weapons license, expanding state preemption of firearms regulation to include all deadly weapons, repealing a notice requirement applicable to licensees stopped for a law enforcement purpose, authorizing expungement of convictions of a violation of that requirement, and allowing a person age 21 or older and not prohibited by law from firearm possession to carry a concealed deadly weapon without needing a license subject to the same carrying laws as a licensee, and to amend the version of section 9.68 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect on December 28, 2019, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

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Modifies weapons law; permit concealed carry without license


Roll Calls

2019-06-30 - House - House Re-referred (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-06-26 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 7 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-30HouseRe-referred: Criminal Justice
2019-06-28HouseRe-referred: Rules and Reference
2019-06-26HouseReported - Substitute: Federalism
2019-04-04HouseRefer to Committee: Federalism


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