This week at the Ohio Statehouse that will affect YOU

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, March 7, 2:30pm

House Bill 1 – Proponent Testimony
Modifies property taxation, creates flat state income tax of 2.75%, cuts $1.2B from local government and schools

House Bill 66 – Sponsor Testimony
Regards the deduction and recovery of bad debts for cigarette and tobacco and vapor products taxes

Senate Education Committee 
Tuesday, March 7, 3:30pm

Senate Bill 11 – Interested Party Testimony
Creates a universal voucher program; provides up to $7,500 to students; increases tax credits for homeschooling

​Senate Bill 14 – Proponent Testimony
Expands eligibility for veterans to teach without a license

Senate Bill 29 – Proponent Testimony
Regards usage and maintenance of education records and student data privacy

Senate Bill 66 – Sponsor Testimony
Requires public and private schools to transmit a transferred student’s records within five school days

House Higher Education Committee 
Wednesday, March 8, 10:30am 

House Bill 6 – Sponsor Testimony
Requires schools, colleges, and universities to create “separate single-sex teams and sports for each sex”; prohibits “individuals of the male sex to participate on athletic teams or in athletic competitions designated only for participants of the female sex”