OH HB614 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 51-13)
Status: Passed on October 1 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-01 - Effective 10/1/20 - Emergency: Effective 10/1/2020
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 4141.13 and 4141.28 and to enact sections 3333.93 and 4141.12 of the Revised Code and to amend Section 11 of H.B. 197 of the 133rd General Assembly and Sections 27, 207.26, 223.10, and 223.15 of H.B. 481 of the 133rd General Assembly to create the Unemployment Compensation Modernization and Improvement Council, to revise the claims process and duties related to that process, to require the Auditor of State to examine and make recommendations on the efficiency of the process, to require the Director of Job and Family Services to create a strategic staffing plan for employees who handle inquiries and claims for unemployment benefits, to require the Chancellor of Higher Education to create a template for workforce-education partnership programs, to provide for the distribution of some federal coronavirus relief funding to local subdivisions, to extend the renewal deadline for concealed handgun licenses for ninety days or until June 30, 2021, whichever is later, to allow licensees to apply for or renew licenses with any county sheriff until that date, to authorize the conveyance of certain state-owned land, to provide funding for community projects, to make approprations, and to declare an emergency.

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Study and reform unemployment compensation system


Roll Calls

2020-09-23 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-23 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-11 - House - House Passed (Y: 89 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-06-11 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-10-01 Effective 10/1/20 - Emergency: Effective 10/1/2020
2020-09-23HouseConcurred in Senate amendments
2020-09-23SenateReported - Substitute: Government Oversight and Reform
2020-06-30SenateRefer to Committee: Government Oversight and Reform
2020-06-11HouseReported - Substitute: Ways and Means
2020-05-12HouseRefer to Committee: Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
333393New CodeSee Bill Text
414112New CodeSee Bill Text
414113Amended CodeCitation Text
414128Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments