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John Becker


Niraj J. Antani
Bill Dean
Michael Henne
George F. Lang
Thomas F. Patton
Wes Retherford
Craig S. Riedel
Kristina Roegner
Andy Thompson

Expand concealed carry rights

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To amend sections 9.68, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.126, 2923.1212, and 4117.10 and to enact sections 2923.22 and 3345.90 of the Revised Code to enact the "Decriminalization Effort For Ending Notorious Deaths -- Teachers With Options (DEFEND-TWO)" to allow a concealed handgun licensee or qualified military member to carry a concealed handgun in certain public premises, to reduce the penalty for a concealed handgun licensee who carries a concealed handgun in a prohibited place, and to prohibit public employers and universities from disciplining employees or students who lawfully carry a concealed handgun on the premises.

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