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Expands involuntary manslaughter to include furnishing drugs 
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Long Title To amend section 2903.04 of the Revised Code to provide that causing or contributing to the death of another person as a result of the offender's sale, distribution, dispensation, or administration of a controlled substance or controlled substance analog is a violation of the offense of involuntary manslaughter and to make this offense a strict liability offense.


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Senate Criminal Justice Committee
House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Jonathan Dever
Dorothy Pelanda


Marlene Anielski
Niraj J. Antani
John Becker
Louis W. Blessing III
Terry Boose
Jim Butler
Margaret Conditt
Robert R. Cupp
Bill Dean
Timothy Ginter
Wesley A. Goodman
Stephen D. Hambley
Bill Hayes
Stephen A. Huffman
J. Kyle Koehler
Sarah LaTourette
Ron Maag
Robert McColley
Sean O'Brien
Bill Patmon
Rick Perales
Scott K. Ryan
Ryan Smith
Robert Sprague
Louis Terhar
Andy Thompson
Ron Young
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