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Short Title

Remove spousal exceptions for certain sex offenses 
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Long Title To amend sections 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.04, 2907.05, 2907.06, 2907.07, 2907.09, and 2945.42 of the Revised Code to eliminate the spousal exceptions for the offenses of rape, sexual battery, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, gross sexual imposition, sexual imposition, importuning, and public indecency and to permit a person to testify against the person's spouse in a prosecution for any of those offenses.


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House Criminal Justice Committee

Primary Sponsors

Greta Johnson
Kristin Boggs


Nickie J. Antonio
Michael Ashford
Heather Bishoff
Nicholas J. Celebrezze
Jack Cera
Kathleen Clyde
Teresa Fedor
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Dan Ramos
John M. Rogers
Michael Sheehy
Kent Smith
Emilia Strong Sykes
Thomas West
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