OH HB268 | 2015-2016 | 131st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on June 22 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-12-07 - Reported - Substitute: Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


To amend sections 2951.041 and 2953.38 and to enact section 2953.521 of the Revised Code to provide that a person who is found not guilty of an offense by a jury or a court or who is the defendant named in a dismissed complaint, indictment, or information may apply to the court for an order to expunge the person's official records in the case if the complaint, indictment, or information or finding of not guilty was the result of the applicant having been a victim of human trafficking, to permit a person convicted of certain prostitution related offenses to apply for the expungement of any record of conviction of an offense, other than a conviction record that cannot be sealed under existing law, if the person's participation in the offense was a result of having been a victim of human trafficking, and to authorize intervention in lieu of conviction for persons charged with committing an offense while a victim of compelling prostitution.

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Addresses human trafficking and compelled prostitution victims


Roll Calls

2016-12-07 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-12-07HouseReported - Substitute: Judiciary
2015-09-16HouseRefer to Committee: Judiciary


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2953521New CodeSee Bill Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments