OH HB309 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Introduced on July 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-09-24 - Refer to Committee: Criminal Justice
Pending: House Criminal Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend sections 2903.13 and 2917.41 and to enact section 306.20 of the Revised Code to increase the penalty for assault when the victim is an operator of an Ohio transit system bus or rail car; to authorize Ohio transit systems to post a sign regarding abuse or assault of staff; and to increase the penalty for evading payment of the known fares of a public transportation system.

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Increase penalties-assault of transit operator/evading fares



2019-09-24HouseRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2903Amended CodeCitation Text
290313Amended CodeCitation Text
2917Amended CodeCitation Text
291741Amended CodeCitation Text
3New CodeSee Bill Text
306New CodeSee Bill Text
30620New CodeSee Bill Text

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