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Revise the law regarding funerals and funeral services

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To amend sections 169.02, 2108.75, 2108.77, 2108.81, 2108.82, 3517.152, 3705.20, 4513.17, 4717.04, 4717.05, 4717.06, 4717.07, 4717.10, 4717.13, 4717.14, 4717.24, 4717.28, 4717.30, 4717.35, and 4717.36 and to enact sections 305.43 and 4717.311 of the Revised Code to make changes to the laws that impact funeral homes, funeral professionals, funeral hearses, funeral escort vehicles, preneed funeral contracts, and the parental right of disposition for a deceased adult child, and to require the appointment of alternates to the Ohio Elections Commission.

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September 13, 2022

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Primary Sponsors

Jerry C. Cirino


Louis W. Blessing, III
Bob D. Hackett
George F. Lang
Bob Peterson
Michael A. Rulli
Tim Schaffer
Cecil Thomas
Kenny Yuko
Brian Baldridge
Sara P. Carruthers
Jeffrey A. Crossman
Sarah Fowler Arthur
Tavia Galonski
Timothy E. Ginter
Diane V. Grendell
Paula Hicks-Hudson
Brett Hudson Hillyer
Latyna M. Humphrey
Catherine D. Ingram
Don Jones
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Beth Liston
Mike Loychik
Adam C. Miller
Joseph A. Miller III
Gail K. Pavliga
Bill Seitz
Michael Sheehy
Lisa A. Sobecki
Emilia Strong Sykes
Thomas West
Tom Young

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