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Kent Smith Legislation

Primary Sponsored Bills

Bill Title
S. B. No. 50 Revise 9-1-1 law; regards emergency telecommunicator training
S. B. No. 87 Establish the day of each general election as a legal holiday
S. B. No. 88 Expand offense of aggravated menacing for utility workers
S. B. No. 146 Increase the state minimum wage
S. B. No. 149 Prohibit public utilities recovering political expenditure costs
S. B. No. 150 Prohibit terminating electric, gas service to certain households
S. B. No. 151 Repeal provisions of H.B. 6 of the 133rd GA; provide refunds
S. B. No. 160 Create the Equality Ohio license plate
S. B. No. 161 Create the Ohio NAACP license plate
S. B. No. 171 Temporarily authorize income tax credit for certain investments
S. B. No. 227 Enact The Consumer Utility Billing Transparency Act
S. B. No. 228 Require refunds for utility customers for unlawful charges
S. B. No. 231 Require system for anonymous reporting of wage discrimination
S. B. No. 232 Create fair paycheck workplace certificate
S. B. No. 251 Require certain utilities file a PUCO rate case every four years
S. B. No. 260 Designate SPC Connor Wilson-Reichert Memorial Highway
S. B. No. 284 Enact CAMPUS Act
S. B. No. 300 Require certain property fees be allocated for housing purposes

Cosponsored Bills

Bill Title
H. B. No. 2 Direct state funds for economic growth and community development
S. B. No. 10 Incorporate changes in the Internal Revenue Code into Ohio law
H. B. No. 23 Enact FY 2024-2025 transportation budget
S. B. No. 24 Designate Sikh Awareness Month
H. B. No. 31 Enact FY 2024-2025 workers' compensation budget
H. B. No. 32 Enact FY 2024-2025 Industrial Commission budget
S. B. No. 34 Designate July as "Sarcoma Awareness Month"; name act Hank's Law
H. B. No. 34 Excuse breast-feeding mothers from jury service
H. B. No. 35 Eliminate limitations period for certain sexual abuse claims
S. B. No. 37 Regards driver's license suspension law; financial responsibility
S. B. No. 42 Adopt the 1905 Wright Flyer III as the state airplane
S. B. No. 43 Modify homestead exemption-surviving spouse of a disabled veteran
S. B. No. 45 Designate Veterans Memorial Bridge in Trumbull County
H. B. No. 47 Require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools
S. B. No. 54 Establish the New African Immigrants Grant and Gift Fund
S. B. No. 55 Require presidential primary election to be held in May
S. B. No. 57 Designate Ohio Stroke Awareness Month
H. B. No. 61 Designate James A. Garfield Day
S. B. No. 61 Cap cost sharing for prescription insulin drugs
S. B. No. 62 Designate Rutherford B. Hayes Day
S. B. No. 64 Expand Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program
S. B. No. 65 Designate Judge Nathaniel R. Jones Day
S. B. No. 66 Require schools to transmit student's records within 5 days
S. B. No. 69 Designate Ohio Doula Awareness Week
S. B. No. 75 Regards municipal creation of joint economic development district
S. B. No. 78 Restore local authority to regulate firearms-related conduct
H. B. No. 86 Revise the liquor control laws
S. B. No. 91 Regards fraud, waste, and abuse of public funds
S. B. No. 93 Regards doula services
S. B. No. 94 Regards the Treasurer of State, recorded instruments, liens, etc.
S. B. No. 100 Prohibit installing tracking device or app without consent
S. B. No. 101 Abolish death penalty; modify juror challenges in certain cases
S. B. No. 106 Regards workers' comp coverage for certain exposure testing
S. B. No. 109 Regards sex offenses, State Medical Board regulated persons
S. B. No. 111 Establish Urban Farmer Youth Initiative Pilot Program
S. B. No. 112 Enact Ohio Childhood Safety Act
S. B. No. 122 Revise the law regarding bail
S. B. No. 125 Create St. Vincent-St. Mary High School license plate
S. B. No. 128 Require disclosure of the for-profit status of certain schools
S. B. No. 132 Enact the Ohio Fairness Act
S. B. No. 141 Designate American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. Memorial Highway
S. B. No. 142 Designates Arab American Heritage Month
S. B. No. 144 Regards immunizations by pharmacists, pharmacy interns and techs
S. B. No. 154 Include Space Force in armed forces, armed and uniformed service
S. B. No. 155 Remove requirement to construct certain interstate interchanges
S. B. No. 156 Regards designation of wild, scenic, and recreational rivers
H. B. No. 158 Regards the regulation of cosmetologists and barbers
H. B. No. 161 Eliminate spousal exceptions for certain sex offenses
S. B. No. 166 Allow certain minority business direct loans for working capital
S. B. No. 173 Make election officials public service workers re:public records
S. B. No. 176 Allow child support orders for children over 18 with a disability
S. B. No. 177 Establish and operate the Ohio Health Care Plan
H. B. No. 179 Regards vicarious liability in tort actions; statutes of repose
S. B. No. 180 Provide unemployment benefits to striking workers
S. B. No. 186 Regards payment of property tax, sale of tax-foreclosed property
S. B. No. 187 Prohibit firearm possession with a domestic violence conviction
S. B. No. 188 Limit liability in regards to firearm hold agreements
H. B. No. 195 Create an adaptive mobility dealer license
S. B. No. 195 Establish Ohio Ireland Trade Commission
S. B. No. 198 Provide inmates with state ID cards, education documentation
S. B. No. 201 Put Supreme Court, appeals court candidate on nonpartisan ballot
S. B. No. 204 Enact CROWN Act regarding hair texture and protective hair styles
S. B. No. 206 Establish process for selling abandoned or derelict aircraft
S. B. No. 209 Regards lost or stolen firearms
S. B. No. 210 Designates Ohio Black Media Week
S. B. No. 214 Allow human trafficking victim to expunge certain records
S. B. No. 219 Regards educator license grade bands
S. B. No. 225 Designate Veterans Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day
H. B. No. 226 Regards customer-owned water service lines replacement costs
S. B. No. 233 Regards on-track equipment when approaching a railroad crossing
S. B. No. 234 Designate Food Allergy Awareness Month
S. B. No. 235 Designate Public Service Recognition Week
H. B. No. 251 Designate Deputy Sheriff James "Jim" Wert Memorial Highway
H. B. No. 253 Designate Brigadier General Charles Young Mem Historical Corridor
S. B. No. 254 Designate the Brigid Kelly Norwood Lateral
S. B. No. 257 Allow military to participate in homeownership savings program
S. B. No. 277 Regards higher ed accommodations for student election officials
S. B. No. 281 Regards info poster on benefits and services for veterans
S. B. No. 289 Eliminate period of limitation - rape prosecution or civil action
S. B. No. 290 Create Dolly Parton's Imagination Library license plate

Primary Sponsored Resolutions

Resolution Title
S. R. No. 31 Authorizing Cleveland State University to use the Ohio Senate Chamber on March 16, 2023.
S. R. No. 70 Honoring the Richmond Heights High School boys basketball team on securing the 2023 Division IV State Championship.
S. R. No. 180 Support amendment re corporate personhood, money as speech
S. R. No. 330 Honoring the Lutheran East High School boys basketball team on winning the 2024 Division III State Championship.
S. R. No. 371 In memory of Officer Jacob J. Derbin.

Cosponsored Resolutions

Resolution Title
S. R. No. 3 In memory of Charles Frederick Horn.
S. R. No. 7 In memory of Steven Maurer.
S. R. No. 17 Honoring Dennis Waites on his retirement from CSRAB.
S. R. No. 20 In memory of Dan Ramos.
S. R. No. 27 Honoring Frank Strigari for outstanding service to the Ohio Senate.
S. R. No. 34 In memory of Kent K. Smith.
S. R. No. 35 In memory of Representative Kristopher W. Jordan.
S. R. No. 43 In memory of William Frank Reineke, Sr.
S. R. No. 53 Honoring Michael J. O'Neill on his retirement from LSC.
S. R. No. 54 Honoring Dennis M. Papp for years of stalwart service to the Legislative Service Commission.
S. R. No. 55 In memory of Dr. Samuel Wallace Speck, Jr.
S. R. No. 117 Honoring the remarkable life of Lorraine Ann Barron.
S. R. No. 160 In memory of Thomas Charles Sawyer.
S. R. No. 173 In memory of Richard L. Ditto
S. R. No. 191 Honoring Jeff Golon for thirty-five years of commendable service to the Ohio Legislative Service Commission.
S. R. No. 195 In memory of Scott R. Nein.
S. R. No. 196 Urge Congress to amend the Railway Safety Act of 2023
S. R. No. 201 Recognizing September 18-24, 2023, as Rail Safety Week in Ohio.
S. R. No. 213 Honoring Ross Miller on his retirement from the Ohio Legislative Service Commission.
S. R. No. 214 Condemn attacks against Israel; support Israel's people
S. R. No. 256 Honoring Timothy Young on his retirement as the Ohio Public Defender.
S. R. No. 257 Honor Bulgarian-American heritage in Ohio
S. R. No. 285 In memory of Stanley J. Aronoff.
S. R. No. 291 In memory of Theodore M. Gray, Jr.
S. R. No. 306 In memory of Charles Frederick Kurfess.
S. R. No. 319 In memory of Brigid Kelly.
S. R. No. 343 In memory of Carolyn Jean Prentiss.
S. R. No. 362 In memory of Shirley A. Huffman.
S. R. No. 385 Honoring Michael A. Rulli for his exemplary service to the Ohio Senate.
S. C. R. No. 3 Urge Congress, President designate funding for Ohio hydrogen hubs
S. C. R. No. 4 Adopt the Legislative Code of Ethics
S. C. R. No. 5 Support Ohio Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial
H. C. R. No. 6 Urge Congress to repeal Windfall Elimination
S. C. R. No. 9 Urge Congress support military, veteran mental health treatment
S. J. R. No. 3 CA: Permit Election Day voter registration and voting