OH HB796 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 27 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-12-27 - Introduced
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend section 5120.10 and to enact section 5120.101 of the Revised Code to allow a private citizen to request an injunction against a jail for failure to comply with minimum standards, to provide a judicial procedure to ensure a jail inmate receives emergency medical care, and to name the act the "Prisoners' Human Rights Act."

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Enact Prisoners' Human Rights Act





Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
51Amended CodeCitation Text
5120Amended CodeCitation Text
512010Amended CodeCitation Text
5120101New CodeSee Bill Text

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