OH HB5 | 2023-2024 | 135th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on June 27 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-09-13 - Referred to committee: Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Hearing: Dec 6 @ 9:30 am in North Hearing Room
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


To amend sections 2101.24, 2151.412, 2151.414, 2937.02, 3107.01, 3107.011, 3107.02, 3107.03, 3107.04, 3107.05, 3107.055, 3107.06, 3107.07, 3107.08, 3107.082, 3107.083, 3107.084, 3107.11, 3107.12, 3107.14, 3107.16, 3107.161, 3107.17, 3107.18, 3107.19, 3107.46, 5103.15, 5103.153, and 5103.16; to amend, for the purpose of adopting a new section number as indicated in parentheses, section 3107.051 (3107.052); to enact new section 3107.051 and section 3107.20; and to repeal sections 3107.071 and 3107.13 of the Revised Code to modernize adoption laws.

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Modernize the adoption process


Rep. Sharon Ray [R]Rep. Rachel Baker [D]Rep. Munira Abdullahi [D]Rep. Cindy Abrams [R]
Rep. Tim Barhorst [R]Rep. Willis Blackshear [D]Rep. Sean Brennan [D]Rep. Juanita Brent [D]
Rep. Darnell Brewer [D]Rep. Richard Brown [D]Rep. Jamie Callender [R]Rep. Sara Carruthers [R]
Rep. Thaddeus Claggett [R]Rep. Jon Cross [R]Rep. Richard Dell'Aquila [D]Rep. Steve Demetriou [R]
Rep. Sedrick Denson [D]Rep. Dave Dobos [R]Rep. Jay Edwards [R]Rep. Elliot Forhan [D]
Rep. Sarah Fowler Arthur [R]Rep. Tavia Galonski [D]Rep. Michele Grim [D]Rep. Thomas Hall [R]
Rep. Brett Hudson Hillyer [R]Rep. James Hoops [R]Rep. Dani Isaacsohn [D]Rep. Dontavius Jarrells [D]
Rep. Marilyn John [R]Rep. Mark Johnson [R]Rep. Don Jones [R]Rep. Darrell Kick [R]
Rep. Angela King [R]Rep. Roy Klopfenstein [R]Rep. Brian Lampton [R]Rep. Mary Lightbody [D]
Rep. Beth Liston [D]Rep. Mike Loychik [R]Rep. Gayle Manning [R]Rep. Adam Mathews [R]
Rep. Lauren McNally [D]Rep. Joseph Miller [D]Rep. Melanie Miller [R]Rep. Jessica Miranda [D]
Rep. Thomas Patton [R]Rep. Gail Pavliga [R]Rep. Bob Peterson [R]Rep. Justin Pizzulli [R]
Rep. Tracy Richardson [R]Rep. Monica Robb Blasdel [R]Rep. Phillip Robinson [D]Rep. Elgin Rogers [D]
Rep. Allison Russo [D]Rep. Jean Schmidt [R]Rep. William Seitz [R]Rep. Anita Somani [D]
Rep. Dick Stein [R]Rep. D. J. Swearingen [R]Rep. Bride Sweeney [D]Rep. Cecil Thomas [D]
Rep. Daniel Troy [D]Rep. Terrence Upchurch [D]Rep. Andrea White [R]Rep. Josh Williams [R]
Rep. Bernard Willis [R]Rep. Tom Young [R]

Roll Calls

2023-06-27 - House - House Passed (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-06-20 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-09-13SenateReferred to committee: Judiciary
2023-06-20HouseReported - Substitute: Families and Aging
2023-02-16HouseReferred to committee: Families and Aging


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
210124Amended CodeCitation Text
2151412Amended CodeCitation Text
2151414Amended CodeCitation Text
293702Amended CodeCitation Text
310701Amended CodeCitation Text
3107011Amended CodeCitation Text
310702Amended CodeCitation Text
310703Amended CodeCitation Text
310704Amended CodeCitation Text
310705Amended CodeCitation Text
3107051Amended CodeCitation Text
3107055Amended CodeCitation Text
310706Amended CodeCitation Text
310707Amended CodeCitation Text
3107071Repealed CodeCitation Text
310708Amended CodeCitation Text
3107082Amended CodeCitation Text
3107083Amended CodeCitation Text
3107084Amended CodeCitation Text
310711Amended CodeCitation Text
310712Amended CodeCitation Text
310713Repealed CodeCitation Text
310714Amended CodeCitation Text
310716Amended CodeCitation Text
3107161Amended CodeCitation Text
310717Amended CodeCitation Text
310718Amended CodeCitation Text
310719Amended CodeCitation Text
310746Amended CodeCitation Text
510315Amended CodeCitation Text
5103153Amended CodeCitation Text
510316Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/135/hb5/votes

Bill Comments