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Legislative Updates

OCHLA’s Legislative Updates are intended to keep you apprised of legislative actions taken at the Statehouse.
Each update features proposed bills that are sure to affect Ohio’s Latino community.
Relevant news articles are included with the updates to give you further context.
If you would like to receive our Legislative Updates, please email andrea.lewis@ochla.state.oh.us.

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Legislative Update - April 10th, 2017
Featuring information on the following bills: 


  • HB 1 - To authorize the issuance of dating violence protection orders.
  • SB 11 - To designate March 31 as "Cesar E. Chavez Day" in Ohio.
  • HB 148 -  To require statewide registration of home improvement contractors, to create the Home Improvement Board, and to make an appropriation.
  • HB 60 - To authorize the issuance of driver's license, enhanced commercial driver's license, and enhanced identification card to facilitate land and sea border crossing between U.S., Canada, and Mexico, pursuant to an agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.