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Members Only Briefs

 

Legislative Information

Adopting General Assembly and Congressional Districts* 07-15-11 [ PDF ]
A Guide to Legislative History in Ohio* 01-26-10 [ PDF ]
Land Conveyance Bills* 01-26-10 [ PDF ]
General Assembly Open Meetings Law* 11-21-08 [ PDF ]
Laws Affecting Members Leaving the General Assembly* 10-31-08 [ PDF ]
Overview of Administrative Rule-Making Procedure in Ohio* 01-23-13 [ PDF ]
Restrictions Against Current or Former General Assembly Members Holding Public Offices or positions of Public Employment 10-11-06 [ PDF ]
Some Suggestions on How to Approach the Ohio Constitution 11-08-02 [ PDF ]
 

Agriculture

Ohio's Agricultural Commodity Marketing Programs* 03-23-10 [ PDF ]
 

Crimes, Correction, & Law Enforcement

An Updated Summary of Ohio OVI and OVUAC Law* 01-27-09 [ PDF ]
 

Education

Education Laws and Community Schools 11-20-12 [ PDF ]
Calamity Days 11-14-12 [ PDF ]
Ohio Graduation Tests 10-05-07 [ PDF ]
Transportation of Students 08-31-07 [ PDF ]
Interscholastic Athletics in Ohio 01-08-07 [ PDF ]
Highly Qualified Teachers and Paraprofessionals Under the No Child Left Behind Act 08-30-06 [ PDF ]
 

Elections

Overview of Ohio's Election Process 03-04-08 [ PDF ]
How an Issue Becomes a Statewide Ballot Issue* 09-18-06 [ PDF ]
 

Employment And Labor

Financing Unemployment Benefits--Federal Loans to Cover Shortfalls 04-10-09 [ PDF ]
Notification of Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs Under Ohio and Federal Law* 01-27-09 [ PDF ]
Employment-At-Will and Wrongful Discharge in Ohio* 09-18-06 [ PDF ]
 

Environment & Natural Resources

Regulation of Wetlands* 01-27-09 [ PDF ]
Ohio Law Governing Ground Water Ownership and Allocation 12-20-07 [ PDF ]
 

Financial Institutions & Consumer Finance

Payday Lending in Ohio 01-23-13 [ PDF ]
 

Health

Ohio Immunization Laws* 04-10-09 [ PDF ]
The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program* 11-21-08 [ PDF ]
Medicaid and "Special Needs Trusts" in Ohio 02-23-07 [ PDF ]
 

Highways & Transportation

Automated Traffic Law Enforcement 05-22-13 [ PDF ]
Graduated Licensing of Teenage Drivers* 01-27-09 [ PDF ]
Operation of Bicycles on Roads and Highways 04-17-13 [ PDF ]
 

Juvenile & Family Law

Duty of Adult Children to Support an Aged or Infirm Parent* 03-23-10 [ PDF ]
Allocating and Modifying Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Ohio* 07-30-08 [ PDF ]
Grandparent Visitation Rights in Ohio 02-01-07 [ PDF ]
Parenting Time and Visitation Orders in Ohio 01-31-07 [ PDF ]
 

Local Government

Municipal Home Rule* 01-26-10 [ PDF ]
State and Local Government Responsibility for Expenses of Disposing of a Dead Body 02-23-07 [ PDF ]
 

Public Retirement

Social Security Benefit Reductions Affecting Government Employees 12-03-07 [ PDF ]
 

State Government

Ohio Laws Governing State Holidays* 11-21-08 [ PDF ]
The Controlling Board* 05-22-13 [ PDF ]
Public Records Law in Ohio* 10-23-08 [ PDF ]
Ohio's Open Meeting Law* 09-18-06 [ PDF ]

*This Members Only Brief is an update of an earlier Brief on this subject.