Ohio Senate Bill 184 - Protection Order

To enact the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act to allow family members, household members, and law enforcement officers to obtain a court order that temporarily restricts a person's access to firearms if that person poses a danger to themselves or others.

SUMMARY:

Would allow law enforcement or family members the ability to temporarily restrict a person with mental illness' access to firearms by court order. 

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Senators Williams and Lehner

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Senators Antonio, Craig, Fedor, Kunze, Maharath, Sykes, Thomas, and Yuko

COMMITTEE:

Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee

COMPANION BILL:

House Bill 316

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA133-SB-184

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA133-SB-184

BILL STATUS:

Senate Activity

Introduced in the Senate on August 19, 2019

Referred to Committee on September 10, 2019

Committee Hearings on:

September 17, 2019

 

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