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Am Sub SB 17 - Child Abuse Reporting Requirements and Statute of Limitations Regarding Religious Figures - Key Vote

Ohio Key Votes

Steve Stivers voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (18-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Abuse Reporting Requirements and Statute of Limitations Regarding Religious Figures

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that requires individuals officially or professionally involved in a church, religious society or faith to report any suspected child abuse or threat of child abuse by another official or professional member of the organization, unless it was revealed as part of a “penitent-cleric relationship.” The bill makes failure to report under these circumstances a misdemeanor in the first degree. The bill also requires claims of child abuse to be filed within 12 years after the victim becomes an adult or after a public children services agency, a municipal or county peace officer has been notified of suspected abuse.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Child Abuse Reporting Requirements and Statute of Limitations Regarding Religious Figures

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires individuals officially or professionally involved in a church, religious society or faith to report any suspected child abuse or threat of child abuse by another official or professional member of the organization, unless it was revealed as part of a “penitent-cleric relationship.” The bill makes failure to report under these circumstances a misdemeanor in the first degree. The bill also requires claims of child abuse to be filed within 12 years after the victim becomes an adult or after a public children services agency, a municipal or county peace officer has been notified of suspected abuse.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Child Abuse Reporting Requirements and Statute of Limitations Regarding

Sponsors

  • Robert F. 'Bob' Spada (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jeffry J. Armbruster (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Aslanides (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis W. Blessing Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth A. Carano Sr. (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy J. Cassell (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary W. Cates (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia M. Clancy (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marc Dann (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael DeBose (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Clyde Evans (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David R. Evans (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Teresa M. Fedor (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall L. 'Randy' Gardner (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Hagan (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill M. Harris (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra Stabile Harwood (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay Hottinger (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Jacobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sally Conway Kilbane (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim McGregor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • I. 'Ray' Miller Jr. (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry A. Mumper (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joy Padgett (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas F. 'Tom' Patton (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • C.J. Prentiss (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. 'Tom' Roberts (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Schaffer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlene J. Setzer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Geoffrey C. Smith (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Willamowski (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Claudette J. Woodard (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kimberly A. Zurz (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
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