- September 1 - 2: Medical Claims Requirements
- House Bills 292 and 342 create minimum medical requirements for filing claims related to asbestos and silica personal injury claims.
- September 3: Foster Caregivers
- House Bill 117 as amended revises foster caregiver training requirements, allows the Department of Job and Family Services to seek injunctive relief, and adds additional offenses that disqualify prospective adoptive parents and caregivers.
- September 13: Medical Liability Case Evidence and Experts
- Defendant's may not use a statement of sympathy as evidence in a medical liability action, under House Bill 215, as well as other evidentiary issues, including the establishment of expert witness qualifications.
- September 15: Unauthorized Practice of Law
- House Bill 38 outlines the unauthorized practice of law, and the limits on the use of terms such as "lawyer".
- September 16: Juvenile Custody Records
- Records relating to juveniles custody will be required to be released to juvenile court and the superintendent of the school district in which the juvenile is entitled to attend school, according to House Bill 106.
- September 23: Computer Hacking
- Amended Senate Bill 146 on computer hacking amends sections of the Ohio Revised Code §§ 2901, 2909, 2913, and 2915, to expand the definition of "disrupting public services", "criminial mischief", and to increase penalties for unauthorized use of computers.
Tuesday, September 07, 2004
The Ohio Judicial Conference tracks legislative bills enacted by the General Assembly. These are bills that are enacted throughout September.