Category: Legislative Issues

Capital Budget Bill In Progress

Ohio Budget and Management Director Tim Keen says he expects the capital bill to go to the Legislature by the end of February and be passed by April 1. That gets it in ahead of the General Assembly’s break and 90 days out...

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State Spending Bill Up Next (Capital Budget)

With the biennial budget in the rear-view mirror and the December holidays looming, Ohio policymakers and stakeholders are beginning work on the next big state spending measure – the capital appropriations bill for Fiscal...

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Local Government Infrastructure Bond Bank (HB54)

The Ohio Senate is considering legislation to amend the Ohio Constitution, permitting local governments to borrow from a “Bond Bank” for infrastructure construction projects. House Bill 54, which passed the House (93-1), is...

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Ohio’s BBS Adopts 2017 OBC Effective Nov. 1

Ohio’s Board of Building Standards has adopted the 2017 OBC with an effective date of November 1.  A combined update of the 2012 and 2015 editions of the IBC, along with Ohio amendments, the new code includes significant...

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