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Kasich Signs Two Bills

COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich signed the following bills into law:

  • Sub. SB 3 (Hite, Faber) to exempt from certain education laws school districts that meet specified benchmarks; to revise the administration of state assessments; to make other revisions regarding the operation of primary and secondary schools; to authorize county sheriffs to contract to provide services to community schools, nonpublic schools, and private higher education institutions; to revise the Workforce Grant Program; to validate a tax levy question the ballot for which stated an erroneous term; to exempt an arena owned by a convention facilities authority from property taxation; and to enable state colleges and universities to establish joint self-insurance pools and make other changes regarding joint self-insurance pools.


  • HB 440 (Anielski) to designate the Saturday before Thanksgiving as "Ohio Survivors of Suicide Loss Day."