House Bill 569 | The Ohio Legislature

General Assembly


Short Title

Addresses bias-motivated crimes 
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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.


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House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Nickie J. Antonio


Heather Bishoff
John Boccieri
Kristin Boggs
Janine R. Boyd
Tim W. Brown
Kathleen Clyde
Denise Driehaus
Teresa Fedor
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Dan Ramos
Alicia Reece
Michael Sheehy
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