OH SB331 | 2015-2016 | 131st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Enrolled on December 7 2016 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-12-07 - Passed
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 956.01, 956.03, 956.04, 956.12, 956.13, 956.14, 956.15, 956.18, 959.15, 959.99, 1717.06, 4111.02, 4939.01, 4939.02, 4939.03, and 4939.08; to enact sections 956.051, 956.181, 956.19, 956.20, 956.21, 956.22, 956.23, 956.99, 959.21, 4113.85, 4939.031, 4939.032, 4939.033, 4939.035, 4939.037, 4939.038, 4939.039, 4939.0311, 4939.0313, 4939.0315, 4939.0317, 4939.0319, 4939.0321, 4939.0325, and 4939.0327 of the Revised Code; and to amend Section 211.10 of Am. Sub. H.B. 64 of the 131st General Assembly to regulate the sale of dogs from pet stores and dog retailers, to require the Director of Agriculture to license pet stores, and to revise the civil penalties applicable to dog breeders and other specified entities; to govern construction and attachment activities related to micro wireless facilities in the public way; to prohibit political subdivisions from establishing minimum wage rates different from the rate required by state law; to generally grant private employers exclusive authority to establish policies concerning hours and location of work, scheduling, and fringe benefits, unless an exception applies; to prohibit a person from engaging in sexual conduct with an animal and related acts, to provide for the seizure and impoundment of an animal that is the subject of a violation, and to authorize a sentencing court to require an offender to undergo psychological evaluation or counseling; to prohibit and establish an increased penalty for knowingly engaging in activities associated with cockfighting, bearbaiting, or pitting an animal against another; to remove the residency requirement for the appointment of an agent to a county humane society; and to make an appropriation.

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Regulate dog sales and license pet stores


Roll Calls

2016-12-07 - House - House Passed (Y: 55 N: 42 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-05-25 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 22 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-12-07HouseReported - Substitute: Finance
2016-12-07SenateConcurred in House amendments
2016-11-10HouseRefer to Committee: Finance
2016-05-25SenateReported - Substitute: Finance
2016-05-18SenateRefer to Committee: Finance


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Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments 750