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Kasich Signs Four Bills

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

  • H.B. 32 (Seitz) specifies that the criminal penalty related to casino operators and employees participating in casino gaming applies at their casino facility or an affiliated casino facility.
  • Am. S.B. 9 (Bacon) provides for a three-day sales tax "holiday" in August 2017 during which sales of clothing and school supplies are exempt from sales and use taxes and declares an emergency.
  • Sub. S.B. 24 (Terhar) creates the Ohio Consumer Installment Loan Act.
  • Sub. S.B. 25 (Hottinger) creates the Perry County Municipal Court in New Lexington on January 1, 2018, establishes one full-time judgeship in that court, provides for the nomination of the judge by petition only, abolishes the Perry County Court on that date, designates the Perry County Clerk of Courts as the clerk of the Perry County Municipal Court, provides for the election for the Perry County Municipal Court of one full-time judge in 2017, modifies the provisions regarding the membership of the Criminal Justice Recodification Committee, and declares an emergency.