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Short Title

Modify cemetery law 
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Long Title To amend sections 1721.21, 1721.211, 4717.03, 4717.13, 4717.14, 4717.36, 4767.01, 4767.02, 4767.03, 4767.04, 4767.05, 4767.06, 4767.07, and 4767.08 and to enact sections 4767.021, 4767.09, 4767.10, and 4767.11 of the Revised Code to modify duties of the Division of Real Estate in the Department of Commerce regarding cemetery registration, to specify cemetery owners must reasonably maintain cemeteries, to establish the Cemetery Grant Program, to allow the Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors to review and vote upon certain license suspensions by telephone, to make various other changes to the embalmers, funeral directors, and crematory licensing laws, and to make an appropriation.


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Effective Date

October 29, 2018
Appropriations effective July 30, 2018


Senate Finance Committee
House Finance Committee
House Rules and Reference Committee
House State and Local Government Committee

Primary Sponsors

Dick Stein


Nickie J. Antonio
Steven Arndt
Louis W. Blessing III
John A. Boccieri
Janine R. Boyd
Andrew Brenner
Richard Brown
Rick Carfagna
Hearcel F. Craig
Robert R. Cupp
Jay Edwards
Tavia Galonski
Timothy Ginter
Doug Green
Dave Greenspan
Stephen D. Hambley
Brian Hill
Glenn W. Holmes
Stephanie Howse
Catherine D. Ingram
Sarah LaTourette
George F. Lang
David Leland
Nathan H. Manning
Michael J. O'Brien
John Patterson
Dan Ramos
Bill Reineke
Wes Retherford
Craig S. Riedel
William Seitz
Robert Sprague
Martin J. Sweeney
Thomas West
Bill Beagle
Bob D. Hackett
Frank Hoagland
Gayle Manning
Scott Oelslager
Bob Peterson
Charleta B. Tavares
Lou Terhar
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