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Regards sentencing offenders under 18 when committed offense 
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Long Title To amend sections 2151.35, 2907.02, 2909.24, 2929.02, 2929.03, 2929.06, 2929.14, 2929.19, 2967.13, 2971.03, and 5149.101 and to enact sections 2929.07 and 2967.132 of the Revised Code regarding a bar against a sentence of life without parole, and special parole dates, for offenders who committed the offense when under age 18 and regarding dispositional hearings for abused, neglected, and dependent children.


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April 12, 2021


House Criminal Justice Committee
Senate Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Nathan H. Manning
Peggy Lehner


Erica C. Crawley
Jeffrey Crossman
Al Cutrona
Tavia Galonski
Catherine D. Ingram
George F. Lang
David Leland
Mary Lightbody
Joe Miller
Allison Russo
William Seitz
Michael Sheehy
Kent Smith
Todd Smith
Lisa Sobecki
Bride Rose Sweeney
Emilia Strong Sykes
Thomas West
Nickie Antonio
Louis W. Blessing, III
Dave Burke
Hearcel Craig
Matt Dolan
John Eklund
Teresa Fedor
Bob D. Hackett
Jay Hottinger
Stephen A. Huffman
Stephanie Kunze
Tina Maharath
Vernon Sykes
Cecil Thomas
Sandra R. Williams
Steve Wilson
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