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Prohibit swatting

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To amend sections 124.152, 2901.01, and 2929.18 and to enact sections 2917.321 and 5503.031 of the Revised Code to prohibit swatting, to add swatting to the definition of an offense of violence, and to make changes regarding exempt employee pay ranges and pay ranges for certain State Highway Patrol officers.

Current Version

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Effective Date

April 3, 2023

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Primary Sponsors

Kevin D. Miller
Rick Carfagna


Nickie J. Antonio
Louis W. Blessing, III
Andrew O. Brenner
Jerry C. Cirino
Theresa Gavarone
Bob D. Hackett
Frank Hoagland
Jay Hottinger
Stephen A. Huffman
Terry Johnson
Tina Maharath
Nathan H. Manning
Bill Reineke
Mark Romanchuk
Michael A. Rulli
Tim Schaffer
Cecil Thomas
Steve Wilson
Kenny Yuko
Cindy Abrams
Gary Click
Rodney Creech
Jon Cross
Mark Fraizer
Haraz N. Ghanbari
Timothy E. Ginter
Diane V. Grendell
Jennifer Gross
Thomas Hall
Mark Johnson
Jeff LaRe
Brian E. Lampton
P. Scott Lipps
Adam C. Miller
Thomas F. Patton
Tracy M. Richardson
Craig S. Riedel
Jean Schmidt
Brian Stewart
Daniel P. Troy
Paul Zeltwanger

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