House Joint Resolution 8


General Assembly


Short Title

Prohibit slavery as criminal punishment 
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Long Title Proposing to amend Section 6 of Article I of the Constitution of the State of Ohio to prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude in Ohio for the punishment of crime.


As Introduced

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House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee

Primary Sponsors

Alicia Reece
Emilia Strong Sykes


Michael Ashford
Kevin Boyce
Janine R. Boyd
Hearcel F. Craig
Stephanie Howse
Christie Bryant Kuhns
Fred Strahorn
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