House Bill 279 | The Ohio Legislature
 
 
 

General Assembly

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Short Title

Removes limits on prosecuting and proving certain sex offenses 
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Long Title To amend sections 2901.13, 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.04, 2907.05, 2907.06, 2907.07, 2933.82, and 2945.42 and to enact section 2305.117 of the Revised Code to eliminate the spousal exceptions for certain sex offenses, to permit a person to testify against the person's spouse in a prosecution for any of those offenses, to eliminate the period of limitation for the criminal prosecution of a person for rape and for a civil action brought by a victim of conduct that would constitute rape, and to amend the versions of sections 2907.02 and 2907.05 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect March 22, 2020, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

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Committees

House Criminal Justice Committee
 
 

Primary Sponsors

Kristin Boggs
Tavia Galonski
 

Cosponsors

REPRESENTATIVES
Steven Arndt
Gil Blair
Juanita Brent
Richard Brown
Erica C. Crawley
Jeffrey Crossman
Sedrick Denson
Dave Greenspan
Paula Hicks Hudson
Stephanie Howse
Brigid Kelly
David Leland
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Mary Lightbody
Beth Liston
Adam C. Miller
Joe Miller
Jessica Miranda
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Allison Russo
Kent Smith
Lisa Sobecki
Bride Rose Sweeney
Emilia Strong Sykes
Terrence Upchurch
Casey Weinstein
Thomas West
 
 
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