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Add hospital police to the definition of peace officer 
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Long Title To amend sections 2903.11, 2903.12, 2903.13, 2935.01, and 5502.63 and to enact section 9.71 of the Revised Code to increase penalties for certain assault offenses if the victim is a hospital police officer or special police officer, to include gaming agents of the Casino Control Commission as peace officers under the general statutory definition of that term, to generally bar public officials from prohibiting federally licensed firearms dealers in the state or a specified geographic area from the commercial sale or transfer of firearms or their components or ammunition, and to modify the definition of federally licensed firearms dealer.


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Senate Judiciary Committee
House Transportation and Public Safety Committee

Primary Sponsors

Todd Smith
Phil Plummer


Sara Carruthers
Anthony DeVitis
Haraz N. Ghanbari
Doug Green
Dave Greenspan
Diane V. Grendell
Stephen D. Hambley
Don Jones
Bernadine Kennedy Kent
J. Kyle Koehler
Jeff LaRe
Don Manning
Rick Perales
Craig S. Riedel
Bill Roemer
Mark J. Romanchuk
Tim Schaffer
Gary Scherer
Michael Sheehy
Dick Stein
Reggie Stoltzfus
Fred Strahorn
Scott Wiggam
Andrew O. Brenner
Dave Burke
John Eklund
Theresa Gavarone
Frank Hoagland
Matt Huffman
Stephen A. Huffman
Terry Johnson
Nathan H. Manning
Rob McColley
Larry Obhof
Kristina Roegner
Tim Schaffer
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