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House Bill 240

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Revises the law regulating coroners   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend sections 9.15, 313.01, 313.02, 313.04, 313.05, 313.14, 313.161, and 325.15 and to repeal section 313.141 of the Revised Code to define the legal residence of a dead person for purposes of the body's disposal; to recognize that coroners include medical examiners; to change the qualifications for holding office as a coroner of a charter county; to require, under certain conditions, and to authorize, under other conditions, supplemental compensation for coroners who are forensic pathologists; to revise how the office of coroner is filled when a vacancy cannot be filled by election or appointment; to specify the disposition of a firearm when a person meets death under certain circumstances; to specify who pays for the autopsy of an inmate of a state correctional facility; and to make other changes to the coroners' law.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Huffman, Representative Johnson

Version: As Enrolled

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Co-Sponsors Rep. Hambley, Rep. Sweeney, Rep. Becker, Rep. Grossman, Rep. Blessing, Rep. Green, Rep. Sprague, Rep. Hill, Rep. Amstutz, Rep. Anielski, Rep. Antonio, Rep. Ashford, Rep. Boose, Rep. Brenner, Rep. Buchy, Rep. Burkley, Rep. Celebrezze, Rep. Dever, Rep. Dovilla, Rep. Hayes, Rep. Johnson, Rep. McClain, Rep. O'Brien, Rep. Perales, Rep. Retherford, Rep. Rogers, Rep. Ruhl, Rep. Ryan, Rep. Sears, Rep. Sheehy, Rep. Slaby, Rep. Slesnick, Rep. Smith, Rep. Strahorn, Rep. Thompson, Sen. Hottinger, Sen. Hackett, Sen. Brown, Sen. Uecker, Sen. LaRose, Sen. Beagle, Sen. Burke, Sen. Coley, Sen. Eklund, Sen. Hughes, Sen. Patton, Sen. Peterson, Sen. Seitz, Sen. Tavares
Subjects Crimes, Corrections, and Law Enforcement : Firearms, State and Local Government : Local Government, State and Local Government : Public Officials and Employees
Committees Senate State and Local Government, House State Government
Effective Date August 31, 2016
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