Ohio House Bill 188 - Blindness

To generally prohibit a person's blindness from being used to deny or limit custody, parenting time, visitation, adoption, or service as a guardian or foster caregiver, regarding a minor.

SUMMARY:

The bill would not allow an individual’s blindness to be used as a reason to prohibit custody of a minor.

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Crawley, and Cross

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Boggs, Brent, Butler, Carfagna, Denson, Galonski, Kelly, Kennedy Kent, Lightbody, Lipps, Miller, O'Brien, Riedel, Smith, Sobecki, Stein

COMMITTEE:

House Health Committee

COMPANION BILL:

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-HB-188

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA133-HB-188

BILL STATUS:

House Activity

Introduced in the House on April 9, 2019

Referred to Committee on April 10, 2019

Committee Hearings on: 

September 10, 2019

November 5, 2019

November 12, 2019

 

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