OH HB228 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 55-1)
Status: Enrolled on December 6 2018 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-12-27 - Passed notwithstanding objections of the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 9.68, 109.801, 307.93, 307.932, 2901.05, 2923.11, 2923.121, 2923.126, 2923.129, 2923.1212, 2923.18, 2923.20, and 2953.37 and to enact sections 9.69 and 2923.1214 of the Revised Code to modify the law governing state preemption of local firearm regulations and related remedies, the grounds for self-defense and the burden of proof, the authority of a law enforcement officer or investigator to carry a weapon, the offense of unlawful transactions in weapons, and other weapons-related laws.

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Regards self-defense and handling firearms


Roll Calls

2018-12-06 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-12-06 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 19 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-11-14 - House - House Passed (Y: 65 N: 32 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-05-23 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-12-27SenatePassed notwithstanding objections of the Governor
2018-12-27HousePassed notwithstanding objections of the Governor
2018-12-27HouseShall the bill pass notwithstanding objections?
2018-12-27HouseDispense Reading Line Item Veto Message - Agreed To Without Objection
2018-12-20HouseVeto receipt
2018-12-06HouseConcurred in Senate amendments
2018-12-06SenatePassed - Amended
2018-12-06SenateReported - Substitute: Government Oversight and Reform
2018-11-28SenateRefer to Committee: Government Oversight and Reform
2018-11-14HousePassed - Amended
2018-05-23HouseReported - Substitute: Federalism and Interstate Relations
2017-05-23HouseRefer to Committee: Federalism and Interstate Relations


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Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments