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WHAT’S NEW AND BENEFICIAL IN OHIO LAW?

By November 1, 2021No Comments

House Bill 1:

Expands the use of drug treatment programs in lieu of criminal conviction; speeds up and expands the path to sealing criminal records; prohibits the shackling of pregnant inmates.

House Bill 136:

Prohibits the death penalty for offenders who suffered from certain serious mental illnesses at the time of the crime.

House Bill 263:

Lessens barriers to getting occupational licenses for those who have criminal records.

Senate Bill 68:

Allows courts to let people who can’t afford to pay driver license reinstatement fees to perform community service instead.

Senate Bill 256:

Prohibits sentencing people who were under 18 to life in prison without the possibility for parole and allows some current inmates to be eligible for parole after 18, 25 or 30 years, depending on the offense.

Contact

Minister Whiteside
5354 North High St.
Lower Level
Columbus, Ohio 43214