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Allows open containers in outdoor refreshment areas 
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Long Title To amend sections 4301.62 and 4303.208 and to enact section 4301.82 of the Revised Code to allow municipal corporations and townships with a population of more than 35,000 to create outdoor refreshment areas, to exempt persons within an outdoor refreshment area from the open container law, to exempt persons who are passengers on a commercial quadricycle from that law, to revise the law governing F-8 liquor permits, and to declare an emergency.


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Effective Date

April 30, 2015


Senate State and Local Government Committee
House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee

Primary Sponsors

Louis W. Blessing III
Denise Driehaus


Marlene Anielski
Niraj J. Antani
Nickie J. Antonio
John Barnes
John Becker
Tom Brinkman
Jim Buchy
Nicholas J. Celebrezze
Margaret Conditt
Jonathan Dever
Mike Dovilla
Bob D. Hackett
Steven W. Kraus
Christie Bryant Kuhns
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Ron Maag
Michael J. O'Brien
Dan Ramos
Alicia Reece
Wes Retherford
John M. Rogers
Cliff Rosenberger
Kirk Schuring
Michael Sheehy
Stephen Slesnick
Fred Strahorn
Louis Terhar
Ron Young
Kevin Bacon
Edna Brown
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Cliff Hite
Jim Hughes
Peggy Lehner
Scott Oelslager
Tom Patton
Joe Schiavoni
Bill Seitz
Cecil Thomas
Joe Uecker
Sandra R. Williams
Kenny Yuko
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