OH SB311 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on May 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-20 - Refer to Committee: Health, Human Services and Medicaid
Pending: Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend sections 101.35 and 3701.13 and to enact section 101.36 of the Revised Code to rescind certain orders of the Director of Health regarding COVID-19, to require the approval of the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review for Department of Health orders to be effective for more than fourteen days, to require statewide Department of Health orders to include the Governor's signature, to modify the Department's rulemaking authority, to allow in-person high school graduation ceremonies, and to declare an emergency.

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Limit Director of Health order-issuing authority



2020-05-20SenateRefer to Committee: Health, Human Services and Medicaid


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
10135Amended CodeCitation Text
10136New CodeSee Bill Text
370113Amended CodeCitation Text

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