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Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Ohio General Assembly - New Bill Introductions

HB 344 TRADE ZONE EXEMPTION (Wagoner) To exempt from the commercial activity tax amounts derived from the sale of property shipped into or from any foreign trade zone. Am. 5751.01 & Rep. 557.09.09 of Am. Sub. H.B. 66 of the 126th General Assembly Full Text

HB 345 SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES (Sykes) To create "Children with Medical Handicaps" license plates. En. 3701.0211 & 4503.721. Full Text

HB 346 HISTORICAL SOCIETY CONTRIBUTIONS (Chandler) To allow taxpayers to contribute a portion of their income tax refunds to the Ohio historical society. Am. & En. 5101.184, 5747.113 & 149.308 Full Text

HB 347 CONCEAL-CARRY REVISIONS (Aslanides) To revise the laws regarding licenses to carry a concealed handgun and the authority to carry a concealed handgun under such a license; to limit journalist access to information regarding persons who have such a license and who assert reasonable cause to fear a criminal attack; to provide exemptions from certain carrying of firearms-related offenses for persons in compliance with the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission's firearms requalification program; to specifically provide a self-defense affirmative defense to discharge of a firearm while in or on a vessel or motor vehicle-related offenses; to clarify when a firearm is loaded for purposes of offenses relating to possession of a loaded firearm while in or on a vessel or motor vehicle and carrying concealed weapons; to provide that the sealing or expungement of a conviction or delinquent child record is an affirmative defense to falsification based on the failure to report the record on an application for a concealed handgun license; and to identify, as a general law and matter of statewide concern, the right of any person, except as provided in the Revised Code, to own, possess, purchase, otherwise acquire, transport, carry, sell, or otherwise transfer a firearm, firearm component, or ammunition. Am. En. & Rep. 109.71, 109.731, 109.801, 311.41, 311.42, 1547.69, 2921.13, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.127, 2923.128, 2923.129, 2923.1210, 2923.1213, 2923.16, 9.68 & 109.542. Full Text



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