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Short Title

Expands crimes of menacing and telecommunications harassment 
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Long Title To amend sections 2903.211 and 2917.21 of the Revised Code to expand the offenses of menacing by stalking and telecommunications harassment and to prohibit a person from knowingly causing another person to believe that the offender will cause physical harm or mental distress to a family or household member of the other person.


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Effective Date

August 16, 2016


Senate Criminal Justice Committee
House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Marlene Anielski


Nickie J. Antonio
Steven Arndt
Michael Ashford
Nan A. Baker
Louis W. Blessing III
Terry Boose
Kevin Boyce
Tim W. Brown
Jim Butler
Margaret Conditt
Robert R. Cupp
Jonathan Dever
Denise Driehaus
Mike Duffey
Timothy Ginter
Cheryl L. Grossman
Stephen D. Hambley
Bill Hayes
Stephanie Howse
Terry Johnson
J. Kyle Koehler
Steven W. Kraus
Stephanie Kunze
Sarah LaTourette
Al Landis
David Leland
Nathan H. Manning
Jeff McClain
Michael J. O'Brien
Sean O'Brien
John Patterson
Dorothy Pelanda
Wes Retherford
John M. Rogers
Cliff Rosenberger
Tim Schaffer
Gary Scherer
Barbara R. Sears
Michael Sheehy
Marilyn Slaby
Kent Smith
Robert Sprague
Martin J. Sweeney
Ron Young
Dave Burke
Capri S. Cafaro
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Jim Hughes
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Gayle Manning
Scott Oelslager
Tom Patton
Joe Schiavoni
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Joe Uecker
Sandra R. Williams
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