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Change law regarding passing school bus 
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Long Title To amend sections 2743.51, 2903.06, 2903.08, 2929.14, 4510.17, 4511.181, 4511.75, 4511.751, and 4511.76 and to enact sections 5.501 and 2903.082 of the Revised Code to make changes to the law governing passing a school bus, including creating the new offense of vehicular harm, to create a new offense for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault related to improperly passing a stopped school bus, to align the penalty enhancements for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault, to make an appropriation, and to designate this the School Bus Safety Act.


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House Criminal Justice Committee
Senate Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee

Primary Sponsors

Theresa Gavarone


Nickie Antonio
Louis W. Blessing, III
Andrew O. Brenner
Dave Burke
Hearcel Craig
Matt Dolan
John Eklund
Teresa Fedor
Bob D. Hackett
Frank Hoagland
Jay Hottinger
Stephen A. Huffman
Terry Johnson
Stephanie Kunze
Peggy Lehner
Tina Maharath
Nathan H. Manning
Rob McColley
Sean O'Brien
Bob Peterson
Kristina Roegner
Michael A. Rulli
Tim Schaffer
Kirk Schuring
Vernon Sykes
Cecil Thomas
Sandra R. Williams
Steve Wilson
Kenny Yuko
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