Ohio Legislative Service Commission

LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SOURCES
AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC* (FEBRUARY 2010)

 

 

Information

Location

Phone


Legislative Information Office

     
Current session legislative information
      for members of the public; messages
      taken for legislators


Toll-Free Number (Ohio only)


                       (800) 282-0253
                       (614) 466-8842


General Assembly's web site

       Starting point for legislative information,        including zip code locater to determine        state representative and state senator


http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm

 


Biographical and Contact Information
for Legislators
(including Rosters of the House and Senate)

      Current General Assembly:  House


      Current General Assembly:  Senate


      Current and past General Assemblies









      Ohio Government Directory






http://www.house.state.oh.us
(Member Quick Search link)

http://www.senate.state.oh.us
(Senators link)

State Library of Ohio
274 East 1st Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, OH  43201-3692
http://www.library.ohio.gov
                     or
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.columbuslibrary.org

Ohio Trucking Association
50 West Broad St., Suite 1111
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.ohiotruckingassn.org












                       (614) 644-7051
(800) 686-1532 (Ohio only)



                       (614) 645-2275




                       (888) 382-1574
                       (614) 221-5375
              FAX (614) 221-3717

* The library locations are suggestions focused on public resources in the Columbus area.  Consult larger public libraries, law school libraries, or county law libraries in other areas of the state for resources and assistance.

 

Brochures of the House and Senate

      Current session




LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003
(While supplies last)




                       (614) 466-9745


Legislative Calendar
(lists legislation scheduled for votes, and recommended for passage by designated committee)

     
House and Senate






http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/today.cfm
(House or Senate Calendar links)
                      or
LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003
(While supplies last)









                       (614) 466-9745


Floor Sessions of the General Assembly

     
Today’s Session





      Prior Sessions




Live in the House and Senate Chambers
                      or
selected public television stations
                      or

http://www.ohiochannel.org

http://www.ohiochannel.org
(Media Archive tab)
The Ohio Channel
from Ohio Government Telecommunications
Statehouse, Room 013












                       (614) 728-4183


Journals
of the House and Senate (records of the activities of the two houses; no transcripts)

      Current General Assembly and some
      past General Assemblies (daily versions)

      All other General Assemblies
      (bound versions, reference copies)






http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/Journals.cfm


State Library of Ohio
274 East 1st Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, OH  43201-3692
http://www.library.ohio.gov
                      or
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.columbuslibrary.org
                      or
Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215









                       (614) 644-7051
(800) 686-1532 (Ohio only)



                       (614) 645-2275




                       (614) 387-9682


Status Report of Legislation
(brief indexing tool to locate information about legislation)

      Current and several preceding
      General Assemblies

      Past General Assemblies beginning with       112th General Assembly





http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Status Report of Legislation link)

Ohio Legislative Service Commission Library
Vern Riffe Center, 77 South High St., 9th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215








                       (614) 466-5312


Committees and Committee
Chairperson Lists, Committee Assignments

      House


      Senate


      House and Senate





http://www.house.state.oh.us
(Committees link)

http://www.senate.state.oh.us

(Committees link)


LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003
(While supplies last)












                       (614) 466-9745


Committee Schedules

      House and Senate




http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/today.cfm
(House or Senate Committee schedule links)
                       or
LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003
(While supplies last)







                       (614) 466-9745


Committee Notebooks

      Current and Just Prior Session
      (House only)

      Current and Just Prior Session
      (Senate only)
 
      Prior Sessions




House Clerk's Office, Statehouse, 2nd Floor


Senate Clerk's Office, Statehouse, 2nd Floor


Ohio Historical Society, Library Archive
1982 Velma Avenue
Columbus, OH  43211
[I-71, 17th Ave. (Exit 111)]
http://www.ohiohistory.org




                       (614) 466-3357


                       (614) 466-4900


                       (614) 297-2510


Bills

      Current General Assembly (all versions)
       and several preceding General Assemblies

      Current General Assembly and
      preceding General Assembly

      Past General Assemblies,
      on microfilm or CD, if available




http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm


LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us







                       (614) 466-9745


                       (614) 387-9682


Joint and Concurrent Resolutions

      Current General Assembly and several
       preceding General Assemblies

      Current General Assembly and
      preceding General Assembly

      Past General Assemblies




http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm


LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us







                        (614) 466-9745


                        (614) 387-9682


Simple Resolutions

      Current General Assembly and several
      preceding General Assemblies

      Past General Assemblies from the 112th
      through the 125th General Assemblies

      Past General Assemblies through the
      111th General Assembly (availability
      uncertain)




http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm


Generally unavailable


Ohio Legislative Service Commission Library
Vern Riffe Center, 77 South High St., 9th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215










                       (614) 466-5312


Acts (also known as Session Laws)

      Current and the preceding General
      Assembly

      Current and several preceding General
      Assemblies, but without signatures or
      indications of full or line-item vetoes

      Current and Recent Prior Sessions




LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm



Secretary of State
180 East Broad Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH
 43215 




                       (614) 466-9745






                       (614) 466-2585


Laws of Ohio
(bound compilation of Session Laws)

      All General Assemblies (reference
      copies
)





Secretary of State
180 East Broad Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
                   or
State Library of Ohio
274 East 1st Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, OH  43201-3692
http://www.library.ohio.gov
                   or
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.columbuslibrary.org
                   or
Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us





                        (614) 466-2585



                        (614) 644-7061
  (800) 686-1532 (Ohio only)



                        (614) 645-2275




                        (614) 387-9682


Bill Analyses

      Current and preceding General Assembly


      Current and several preceding General
      Assemblies



      Past General Assemblies beginning with
       the 104th General Assembly,
on microfilm
       or CD, if available




LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Bill Documents link)
                    or
www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm

Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us




                        (614) 466-9745







                        (614) 387-9682


Budget Bill Documents
(including comparison documents and budget-in-detail documents)

      Current and several preceding General
      Assemblies (as described above, plus red
      books and green books)



      Current and preceding General Assembly






http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Budget Documents link)
                    or
www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm
(selected documents)

LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003












                        (614) 466-9745


Budget Bill Documents
 (cont.)

      Past General Assemblies,
on microfilm or
      CD, if available




Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us




                        (614) 387-9682


Fiscal Notes and Local Impact Statements

      Current General Assembly and several
      preceding General Assemblies



      Current General Assembly and preceding
      General Assembly

      Past General Assemblies,
on microfilm or
      CD, if available




http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Bill Documents link)
                   or
www.legislature.state.oh.us/search.cfm

LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us









                        (614) 466-9745


                        (614) 387-9682


Synopses of Committee Amendments and Conference Committee Synopses

      Current General Assembly and several
      preceding General Assemblies

      Current General Assembly and
      preceding General Assembly

      Past General Assemblies,
on microfilm
      or CD, if available





http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Bill Documents link)

LSC Bill Room
Statehouse, Ground Level, Room 003

Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us








                        (614) 466-9745



                        (614) 387-9682


Digest of Enactments
(brief summaries of enacted legislation)

      Current and prior sessions (reference
      copies
)





http://www.lsc.state.oh.us
(Publications link)
                   or
State Library of Ohio
274 East 1st Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, OH  43201
http://www.library.ohio.gov
                   or








                        (614) 644-7051


Digest of Enactments
(cont.)


Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.columbuslibrary.org
                    or
Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us


                        (614) 645-2275




                        (614) 387-9682


Bulletin
(in-depth indexing tool to locate information about legislation)

      Current session

      Prior sessions, if available
(reference
      copies
)





Unavailable

State Library of Ohio
274 East 1st Avenue, Suite 100
Columbus, OH  43201
http://www.library.ohio.gov
                    or
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.columbuslibrary.org
                    or
Ohio Supreme Court Law Library
65 South Front Street, 11th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
http://www.sconet.state.oh.us







                        (614) 644-7051




                        (614) 645-2275




                        (614) 387-9682


Miscellaneous Computerized
Legislative Information


GONGWER News Service, Inc.
17 South High Street, Suite 630
Columbus, OH  43215

HANNAH (Rotunda, Inc.)
21 West Broad Street, Suite 1000
Columbus, OH  43215

LEXIS-NEXIS, product inquiries

Westlaw, sales assistance


                        (614) 221-1992



                        (614) 227-5820



                        (800) 227-4908

                        (800) 762-5272

 

 

 

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