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Enact Defend Our Children Act 
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Long Title To amend sections 109.57, 2151.022, 2152.02, 2152.16, 2923.125, 2923.128, 2923.1213, 2923.13, 2923.21, 2923.211, 2929.28, 5122.311, 5747.08, and 5747.98 and to enact sections 2923.191, 2923.251, 2923.26, 2923.27, 2923.28, 2923.29, 2923.30, 2923.99, and 5747.83 of the Revised Code to enact the Defend Our Children Act to require a firearm transfer to be made through a dealer, through a law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception, to require a background check when a firearm is transferred, to raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm to age 21, to increase the penalty for improperly furnishing firearms to an underage person, to establish a process for extreme risk protection orders, to prohibit negligent storage of a firearm, to authorize an income tax credit for the purchase of firearms safety storage units, and to make an appropriation.


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