OH SB4 | 2017-2018 | 132nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on September 28 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-09-28 - Effective 9/28/18
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 2951.041 and 2953.38 and to enact section 2953.521 of the Revised Code to allow a person who is found not guilty of an offense or who is the defendant named in a dismissed criminal charge to apply for a court order to expunge the person's official records in the case if the charge or not guilty finding was the result of the applicant having been a human trafficking victim; to allow a person convicted of certain prostitution-related offenses to apply for the expungement of the conviction record of any offense, other than a specified disqualifying offense, the person's participation in which was a result of having been a human trafficking victim; and to allow intervention in lieu of conviction for persons charged with committing an offense while a victim of compelling prostitution.

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Expand expungement and intervention


Sen. Stephanie Kunze [R]Sen. Scott Oelslager [R]Sen. Larry Obhof [R]Sen. Louis Terhar [R]
Sen. Randall Gardner [R]Sen. John Eklund [R]Sen. Matt Huffman [R]Sen. Frank LaRose [R]
Sen. Jay Hottinger [R]Sen. Kevin Bacon [R]Sen. Troy Balderson [R]Sen. Bill Beagle [R]
Sen. Edna Brown [D]Sen. Dave Burke [R]Sen. William Coley [R]Sen. Matthew Dolan [R]
Sen. Robert Hackett [R]Sen. Frank Hoagland [R]Sen. Kris Jordan [R]Sen. Peggy Lehner [R]
Sen. Gayle Manning [R]Sen. Sean O'Brien [D]Sen. Joseph Schiavoni [D]Sen. Vernon Sykes [D]
Sen. Charleta Tavares [D]Sen. Cecil Thomas [D]Sen. Joseph Uecker [R]Sen. Jason Wilson [D]
Sen. Kenny Yuko [D]Rep. Nathan Manning [R]Rep. Nicholas Celebrezze [D]Rep. Tavia Galonski [D]
Rep. John Rogers [D]Rep. Marlene Anielski [R]Rep. Niraj Antani [R]Rep. Nickie Antonio [D]
Rep. John Barnes [D]Rep. Kristin Boggs [D]Rep. Barbara Boyd [D]Rep. Andrew Brenner [R]
Rep. Hearcel Craig [D]Rep. Bill Dean [R]Rep. Jay Edwards [R]Rep. Teresa Fedor [D]
Rep. Theresa Gavarone [R]Rep. Dave Greenspan [R]Rep. Stephen Hambley [R]Rep. Stephanie Howse [D]
Rep. Catherine Ingram [D]Rep. Laura Lanese [R]Rep. Sarah LaTourette [R]Rep. Michele Lepore-hagan [D]
Rep. Eugene Miller [D]Rep. Michael O'Brien [D]Rep. John Patterson [D]Rep. Thomas Patton [R]
Rep. Dorothy Pelanda [R]Rep. Rick Perales [R]Rep. Daniel Ramos [D]Rep. Bill Reineke [R]
Rep. Scott Ryan [R]Rep. Kirk Schuring [R]Rep. Ryan Smith [R]Rep. Fred Strahorn [D]
Rep. Thomas West [D]

Roll Calls

2018-06-20 - House - House Passed (Y: 81 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-05-23 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 10 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-17 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-10 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-09-28 Effective 9/28/18
2018-05-23HouseReported: Criminal Justice
2017-05-23HouseRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice
2017-05-10SenateReported - Substitute: Judiciary
2017-02-01SenateRefer to Committee: Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2951Amended CodeCitation Text
2951041Amended CodeCitation Text
2953Amended CodeCitation Text
295338Amended CodeCitation Text
2953521New CodeSee Bill Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments