OH HB279 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-1)
Status: Introduced on June 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-18 - Refer to Committee: Criminal Justice
Pending: House Criminal Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To amend sections 2901.13, 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.04, 2907.05, 2907.06, 2907.07, 2933.82, and 2945.42 and to enact section 2305.117 of the Revised Code to eliminate the spousal exceptions for certain sex offenses, to permit a person to testify against the person's spouse in a prosecution for any of those offenses, to eliminate the period of limitation for the criminal prosecution of a person for rape and for a civil action brought by a victim of conduct that would constitute rape, and to amend the versions of sections 2907.02 and 2907.05 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect March 22, 2020, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

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Title

Removes limits on prosecuting and proving certain sex offenses

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-18HouseRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice
2019-06-11HouseIntroduced

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
23New CodeSee Bill Text
2305New CodeSee Bill Text
2305117New CodeSee Bill Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2901Amended CodeCitation Text
290113Amended CodeCitation Text
2907Amended CodeCitation Text
290702Amended CodeCitation Text
290703Amended CodeCitation Text
290704Amended CodeCitation Text
290705Amended CodeCitation Text
290706Amended CodeCitation Text
290707Amended CodeCitation Text
2933Amended CodeCitation Text
293382Amended CodeCitation Text
2945Amended CodeCitation Text
294542Amended CodeCitation Text

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Bill Comments

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