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Short Title

Addresses firearm penalties and various criminal sentencing 
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Long Title To amend sections 2152.17, 2901.08, 2923.14, 2929.13, 2929.14, 2929.20, 2929.201, 2941.141, 2941.144, 2941.145, 2941.146, and 2941.1412 and to enact sections 2923.132 and 2941.1424 of the Revised Code to increase by 50% the mandatory prison term for an offender who is convicted of a firearm specification and previously has been convicted of a firearm specification; to prohibit violent career criminals from knowingly acquiring, having, carrying, or using any firearm or dangerous ordnance; to require a mandatory prison term for a violent career criminal convicted of committing a violent felony offense while armed with a firearm; to correct a provision regarding delinquent child dispositions for specifications; to provide certain prisoners credit for time spent in jail in determining eligibility to apply for judicial release; and to specify that no presentence investigation report is required for shock probation to be granted to an offender convicted of an offense before July 1, 1996.


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Effective Date

September 14, 2016


House Judiciary Committee
Senate Criminal Justice Committee

Primary Sponsors

Jim Hughes
Frank LaRose


Steven Arndt
Tim W. Brown
Jack Cera
Stephen D. Hambley
Nathan H. Manning
John M. Rogers
Tim Schaffer
Robert Sprague
Ron Young
Kevin Bacon
Troy Balderson
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Keith Faber
Randy Gardner
Lou Gentile
Cliff Hite
Jay Hottinger
Larry Obhof
Tom Patton
Bob Peterson
Joe Uecker
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