Ohio House Bill 2 - Civil Rights Laws

Modify civil rights law relating to employment

SUMMARY:

  • Changes the statute of limitations for filing lawsuits, related to employment discrimination, brought under Ohio law from six (6) years to two (2) years; 
  • Changes definition of employer by excluding those acting in an employer's interest.

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representative Seitz

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

No Secondary Sponsors

COMMITTEE:

House Economic Development, Commerce, and Labor

COMPANION BILL:

No Companion Bill

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-2

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA132-HB-2

BILL STATUS:

House Action

Introduced in the House on February 1, 2017 

Referred to Committee on February 8, 2017

Committee Hearings on:

February 14, 2017
February 21,2017
February 28, 2017
March 7, 2017
March 14, 2017
May 9, 2017

Reported out of Committee on May 9, 2017 

This bill did not pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.

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