OH HB171 | 2015-2016 | 131st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on September 14 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-09-14 - Effective 9/14/16
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 2925.03, 2925.11, and 2929.01 of the Revised Code to decrease the minimum amount of heroin involved in a violation of trafficking in heroin or possession of heroin that makes the violation a felony of the first degree and that is necessary to classify an offender as a major drug offender.

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Reduces heroin amounts for enhanced penalties


Roll Calls

2016-05-25 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 29 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-06-17 - House - House Passed (Y: 82 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-06-08 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 11 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-09-14 Effective 9/14/16
2016-05-25SenateReported: Criminal Justice
2015-06-24SenateRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice
2015-05-27HouseReported: Judiciary
2015-05-05HouseRefer to Committee: Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2925Amended CodeCitation Text
292503Amended CodeCitation Text
292511Amended CodeCitation Text
2929Amended CodeCitation Text
292901Amended CodeCitation Text

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Bill Comments