OH HB270 | 2023-2024 | 135th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1)
Status: Introduced on September 18 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-09-26 - Referred to committee: Criminal Justice
Pending: House Criminal Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend section 2929.18 and to enact section 2125.05 of the Revised Code to require a felony offender of an OVI-caused aggravated vehicular homicide to pay child maintenance when the victim is a parent, legal guardian, or custodian of a minor child, to allow child maintenance to be awarded in a wrongful death action when the offender is deceased, and to name this act the Sam Knisley Family Support Act.

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Enact the Sam Knisley Family Support Act



2023-09-26HouseReferred to committee: Criminal Justice


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
212505New CodeSee Bill Text
292918Amended CodeCitation Text

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