OH SB255 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 31-2)
Status: Enrolled on December 13 2018 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-12-27 - Speaker Signed
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 109.572, 121.08, 2925.01, 4713.01, 4713.69, 4735.181, 4735.99, 4776.10, and 4776.20, to enact sections 9.78, 101.62, 101.63, 101.64, 101.65, 103.26, 103.27, 4735.22, 4764.01 to 4764.21, 4764.99, 4798.01, 4798.02, and 4798.03, of the Revised Code to establish a statewide policy on occupational regulation, to allow an individual who has been convicted of a criminal offense to request a licensing authority to determine whether the individual is disqualified from receiving or holding a professional license based on conviction, to require standing committees of the General Assembly to periodically review occupational licensing boards regarding their sunset, to require the Legislative Service Commission to issue reports of occupational licensing bills and state regulation of occupations, to require the licensure of home inspectors, to create the Ohio Home Inspector Board to regulate the licensure and performance of home inspectors, to require realtors who recommend home inspectors to provide a list of home inspectors, and to regulate the practice of makeup artistry.

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Reform occupational licensing


Roll Calls

2018-12-13 - House - House Passed (Y: 56 N: 28 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-12-11 - House - House Re-referred (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-12-05 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 9 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-27 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-06-27 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 24 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-12-27HouseSpeaker Signed
2018-12-19SenateConcurred in House amendments
2018-12-13HousePassed - Amended
2018-12-13HouseInformally passed
2018-12-13HouseReported - Substitute: Government Accountability and Oversight
2018-12-11HouseRe-referred: Government Accountability and Oversight
2018-12-11HouseRe-referred: Rules and Reference
2018-12-05HouseReported - Substitute: Federalism and Interstate Relations
2018-11-13HouseRefer to Committee: Federalism and Interstate Relations
2018-06-27SenateReported - Substitute: Government Oversight and Reform
2018-02-20SenateRefer to Committee: Government Oversight and Reform


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Ohio State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-votes?id=GA132-SB-255

Bill Comments