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Shorten the period of limitations for actions on a contract 
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Long Title To amend sections 2305.06, 2305.07, and 2305.11 and to enact section 2305.117 of the Revised Code and to amend Section 22 of H.B. 197 of the 133rd General Assembly to shorten the period of limitations for actions upon a contract or upon a liability created by statute other than a forfeiture or penalty; to establish a statute of repose for a legal malpractice action; to modify the tolling of criminal, civil, administrative, and other time limitations; and to declare an emergency.


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Senate Judiciary Committee
House Civil Justice Committee

Primary Sponsors

George F. Lang
Brett Hudson Hillyer


John Becker
Richard Brown
Jim Butler
Jeffrey Crossman
Sedrick Denson
Mark Fraizer
Timothy Ginter
Doug Green
Dave Greenspan
Stephen D. Hambley
Adam Holmes
James M. Hoops
Darrell Kick
Laura Lanese
David Leland
P. Scott Lipps
Gayle Manning
Derek Merrin
Jessica Miranda
Scott Oelslager
Thomas F. Patton
Rick Perales
Bill Reineke
Craig S. Riedel
Bill Roemer
John M. Rogers
Mark J. Romanchuk
Gary Scherer
William Seitz
Michael Sheehy
Todd Smith
Lisa Sobecki
D. J. Swearingen
Scott Wiggam
Shane Wilkin
John Eklund
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