Position Papers

Position Papers

Green Paper: Capital Improvements Budget

April 18, 2014
Amended House Bill 497 (As Passed by the Ohio House) OEC's Summary: Amended House Bill 497 (As Passed by the House) authorizes the following capital project funding:

Green Paper: Industrial Recovery Sites

June 4, 2013
Sponsored by Rep. Dorothy Pelanda and Rep. Jack Cera.

Green Paper: Asbestos Exposure Compensation

December 11, 2012
Ohio House Bill 380 (as Passed by the House) Sponsored by Representative Blessing. OEC’s Summary:  HB380 requires claimants in asbestos tort actions to make certain disclosures pertaining to asbestos trust claims that have been submitted to asbestos trust entities for the purpose of compensating the claimant for asbestos exposure. 

Green Paper: Clean Ohio Fund

March 14, 2012
The Clean Ohio Fund is ready to go back to work for Ohio… drawing private investment to idle brownfields... enabling family farmers keep their farm as a farm… helping Mother Nature stay in a natural state… and giving families a fun, healthful place to walk, ride, and glide. 

Green Paper: Agriculture Commodities Marketing Agreements

June 8, 2011
This legislation will provide a framework by which local producers of Ohio-grown fruits, vegetables and other commodities may differentiate their products from the industrially-produced commodities, while assuring consumers of unique production practices, food safety, quality and freshness.