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    Ohio Energy and Environment Legislation 2019-2020

    Pending and Enacted in the 133rd Ohio General Assembly
    Current as of April 22, 2019

    Listed below are the bills affecting the health care industry that are pending or were enacted in the 133rd Ohio General Assembly that opened in January 2019 and  will conclude in December 2020.

    We include links to the full text of the legislation which include the most recently available analysis from the Ohio Legislative Service Commission. The bills are listed by number from the most recently introduced to the earliest with House bills listed first, followed by Senate bills.

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    H.B. 104 - Nuclear Power
    Sponsored by Representative Dick Stein (R-Norwalk)

    Enacts the Advanced Nuclear Technology Helping Energize Mankind (ANTHEM) Act by establishing the Ohio Nuclear Development Authority and the Ohio Nuclear Development Consortium and authorizing tax credits for investments therein.
    Chronology
    February 26, 2019 Introduced in the House
    March 5, 2019 Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee


    H.B. 100 - Mineral Rights
    Sponsored by Representative Jack Cera (D-Bellaire)

    Revises the requirements governing abandoned mineral rights.
    Chronology
    February 26, 2019 Introduced in the House
    March 5, 2019 Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee


    H.B. 95 - Oil Gas Law
    Sponsored by Representative Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood)

    Alters the Oil and Gas Law with respect to brine and the conversion of wells.
    Chronology
    February 21, 2019 Introduced in the House
    March 5, 2019 Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee


    H.B. 94 - Gas Extraction
    Sponsored by Representative Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood)

    Bans the taking or removal of oil or natural gas from and under the bed of Lake Erie.
    Chronology
    February 21, 2019 Introduced in the House
    March 5, 2019 Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee


    H.B. 20 - Solar Energy Systems
    Sponsored by Representative Louis Blessing (R-Cincinnati)

    Prohibits condominium, homeowners and neighborhood associations from imposing unreasonable limitations on the installation of solar collector systems on the roof or exterior walls of improvements.
    Chronology
    February 12, 2019 Introduced in the House


    H.B. 6 - Energy
    Sponsored by Representative Jamie Callender (R-Concord)

    Creates the Ohio Clean Air Program, to facilitate and encourage electricity production and use from clean air resources, to facilitate investment to reduce the emissions from other generating technologies that can be readily dispatched to satisfy demand in real time, and proactively engage the buying power of consumers in this state for the purpose of improving air quality in this state.
    Chronology
    April 15, 2019 Introduced in the House
    April 16, 2019 Referred to Energy & Natural Resources Committee


    S.B. 86 - Utility Resellers
    Sponsored by Senator Tina Maharath (D-Canal Winchester)

    Regulates certain resellers of utility service.
    Chronology
    March 6, 2019 Introduced in the Senate
    March 12, 2019 Referred to Energy & Public Utilities Committee


    S.B. 2 - Watershed Programs
    Sponsored by Senator Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls)

    Creates a statewide watershed planning structure for watershed programs to be implemented by local soil and water conservation districts.
    Chronology
    February 12, 2019 Introduced in the Senate
    February 18, 2019 Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee