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OH HB214


Regards public school staff member professional duties

To amend sections 3314.03 and 3326.11 and to enact section 3319.614 of the Revised Code to require each public school to adopt a policy regarding certain expectations related to the performance of staff member professional duties and to amend the version of section 3314.03 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2025, to continue the changes on and after that effective date.

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The board of education of each school district shall adopt a policy declaring [...] the following: (1) The school district shall not solicit or require an employee, student, or applicant for employment or academic admission to affirmatively ascribe to, or opine about, specific beliefs, affiliations, ideals, or principles concerning political movements, ideology, or social action.

Legislative Session


135th General Assembly (2023-2024)


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2024-02-2715:00HearingSouth Hearing RoomSenate Education 2nd Hearing, Proponent
2024-01-2315:30HearingSouth Hearing RoomSenate Education 1st Hearing, Sponsor
2023-11-1516:00HearingRoom 116House Primary and Secondary Education Committee 6th Hearing PA
2023-10-2415:30HearingRoom 116House Primary and Secondary Education 5th Hearing PS
2023-10-1715:30HearingRoom 116House Primary and Secondary Education 3rd Hearing, Opp/IP Testimony
2023-10-1016:00HearingRoom 116House Primary and Secondar Education 2nd Hearing, Proponent Testimony PA
2023-06-2715:30HearingRoom 116House Primary and Secondary Education 1st Hearing, Sponsor Testimony


2023-12-06Referred to committee: Education
2023-11-15Reported - Substitute: Primary and Secondary Education
2023-06-20Referred to committee: Primary and Secondary Education