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HB 477 - English Language for State Business - Key Vote

Ohio Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-42) - (Key vote)

Title: English Language for State Business

-Provides that a language other than English may be used if necessary to comply with federal and state law, protect the public welfare, engage in informal translations, protect the rights of parties or witnesses in civil or criminal action in courts, promote international relations, use non-English phrases in documents, and provide educational instruction (Sec. 1). -Requires listing in separate budget categories for the projected expenditures resulting from the use in state business of languages other than English (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: English Language for State Business


  • Robert P. 'Bob' Mecklenborg (OH - R) (Out Of Office)


  • James 'Jim' Aslanides (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin R. Bacon (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis W. Blessing Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas E. 'Tom' Brinkman Jr. (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William P. 'Bill' Coley II (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thom Collier (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Courtney Eric Combs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David T. Daniels (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Domenick (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Diana M. Fessler (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry L. Flowers (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gibbs (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Hagan (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James Michael 'Jim' Hughes (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Reinhard (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol-Ann Schindel (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michelle G. Schneider (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arlene J. Setzer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew A. 'Matt' Szollosi (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph W. Uecker (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shawn N. Webster (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
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