OH SB256 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Enrolled on December 17 2020 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-12-18 - Concurred in House amendments
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


To amend sections 2151.35, 2907.02, 2909.24, 2929.02, 2929.03, 2929.06, 2929.14, 2929.19, 2967.13, 2971.03, and 5149.101 and to enact sections 2929.07 and 2967.132 of the Revised Code regarding a bar against a sentence of life without parole, and special parole dates, for offenders who committed the offense when under age 18 and regarding dispositional hearings for abused, neglected, and dependent children.

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Regards sentencing offenders under 18 when committed offense


Roll Calls

2020-12-17 - House - House Passed (Y: 75 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-12-17 - House - House Favorable Passage (Y: 9 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-23 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 29 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate Favorable Passage (Y: 6 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-12-18SenateConcurred in House amendments
2020-12-17HouseReported - Substitute: Criminal Justice
2020-11-17HouseRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice
2020-09-16SenateReported - Substitute: Judiciary
2020-01-22SenateRefer to Committee: Judiciary


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