OLC Bill Tracker


131st General Assembly 2015-2016


HB 64 – State Operating Budget

  • Summary: To make operating appropriations for the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2017, and to provide authorization and conditions for the operation of state programs.
  • Status: Effective 7/1/2015
  • OLC Documents: State Budget Summary of Provisions Impacting Libraries (PDF)


HB 130 – DataOhio

  • Summary: To create the DataOhio Board, to specify requirements for posting public records online, to require the Auditor of State to adopt rules regarding a uniform accounting system for public offices, and to establish an online catalog of public data at data.Ohio.gov.
  • Status: Passed by the Ohio House


HB 343 – Tax Exemption for Employment Services

  • Summary: To exempt employment services and employment placement services from sales and use tax.
  • Status: Passed by the House Economic and Workforce Development Committee
  • OLC Documents: Intereseted Party Testimony (PDF)


HB 390 – Library Bond Ratings


HB 523 – Medical Marijuana

  • Summary: To authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes and to establish the Medical Marijuana Control Program.
  • Status: Effective 9/??/16


SB 63 – Online Voter Registration

  • Summary: To require the Ohio Secretary of State to establish a secure online voter registration system.
  • Status: Effective 1/1/17
  • OLC Documents: Proponent Testimony (PDF)


SB 235 – Property Tax Exemption

  • Summary: To exempt from property tax the increased value of property on which industrial or commercial development is planned until construction of new commercial or industrial facilities at the property commences.
  • Status: Passed by the Ohio Senate


SB 264 – Sales Tax Holiday

  • Summary: To provide for a three-day sales tax “holiday” in August 2016 during which sales of back-to-school clothing and school supplies are exempt from sales and use taxes.
  • Status: Effective 8/5/16


SB 310 – Capital Appropriations

  • Summary: To make capital appropriations and changes to the law governing capital projects for the biennium ending June 30, 2018.
  • Status: Effective 8/16/16


SB 321 – Public Records

  • Summary: To create a procedure within the Court of Claims to hear complaints alleging a denial of access to public records and to modify the circumstances under which a person who files a mandamus action seeking the release of public records may be awarded court costs and attorney’s fees.
  • Status: Effective 9/??/16