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House Bill 569

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Addresses bias-motivated crimes   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend section 2927.12 of the Revised Code to rename the offense of ethnic intimidation to bias-motivated crime; to expand the scope of the offense to include specified crimes committed based on a person's actual or perceived ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability; to require peace officer training on bias-motivated crime, and to require law enforcement agencies to submit data on bias-motivated crime to the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and provide for the annual public release of the data.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Antonio

Version: As Introduced

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