OH SB21 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 23-9)
Status: Passed on March 24 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-24 - Effective 3/24/21
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 1701.01, 1701.03, 1701.04, 1701.05, 1701.38, 1701.59, 1701.591, and 1701.94 and to enact section 1701.96 of the Revised Code to allow a corporation to become a benefit corporation.

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Allow corporation to become benefit corporation


Roll Calls

2020-11-18 - House - House Passed (Y: 84 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-05-13 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 13 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-06 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-28 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-24 Effective 3/24/21
2020-12-02SenateConcurred in House amendments
2020-11-24SenateAmendments laid over under the rule
2020-09-24HouseInformally passed
2020-09-22HouseInformally passed
2020-05-13HouseReported - Substitute: Civil Justice
2019-03-19HouseRefer to Committee: Civil Justice
2019-02-28SenateReported - Amended: Judiciary
2019-02-13SenateRefer to Committee: Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
17Amended CodeCitation Text
1701Amended CodeCitation Text
170101Amended CodeCitation Text
170103Amended CodeCitation Text
170104Amended CodeCitation Text
170105Amended CodeCitation Text
170138Amended CodeCitation Text
170159Amended CodeCitation Text
1701591Amended CodeCitation Text
170194Amended CodeCitation Text
170196New CodeSee Bill Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments