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¬†Ohio House Joint Resolution No. 8 was introduced on May 25, 2016. The resolution proposes to amend Article 1, Section 6 of the Ohio Constitution, to prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude from being used as a punishment for committing a crime. Currently, Section 6 of Article 1 states “There shall be no slavery in this […]

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Per Hannah News, OCMC Co-Chair Discusses Senate Budget; Commission Adopts No Change Recommendations, June 11, 2015: … the commission [Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission] unanimously voted to adopt three recommendations from the Bill of Rights and Voting Committee to retain current language in Article I, Sec. 2, concerning the right of the people to alter, reform, […]

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Per the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission’s Facebook page: The Bill of Rights and Voting Committee adopted reports and recommendations for Article 1, Section 13 (Quartering Troops) and Article 1, Sections 13 (No Hereditary Privileges). The reports and recommendations were passed unanimously to retain language in its current form.

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Take a look at OCMC Quarterly for February, 2015 – the first edition of the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission’s quarterly newsletter.¬† The newsletter has information about: The three newest OCMC members. Judicial Branch and Justice Committee’s recommendations to repeal as obsolete and/or unused two provisions: courts of conciliation and committee to relieve the Ohio Supreme […]

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