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Erin Ryan · February 23, 2016

Legislation: Ohio House Bill 142 – Endometriosis Awareness

Bill: House Bill 142 (full text) Title: Endometriosis Awareness Month Sponsors: Representative Christina Hagan Co-Sponsors: Reps Gonzales, Huffman, Antonio, Barnes, Jr., Bishoff, Brown, Butler, Duffey, Ginter, Johnson, Bryant Kuhns, LaTourette, Lepore-Hagan, Ramos, Schuring, Sears, Sykes, Amstutz, Anielski, Baker, Blessing III, Brenner, Buchy, Burkley, Celebrezze, Cera, Craig, Cupp, Derickson, Dever, DeVitis, Driehaus, Gerberry, Hackett, Hall, Kraus, Landis, McClain, McColley, O’Brien, Patterson, Pelanda, Perales, Phillips, Retherford, Rogers, Ruhl, Schaffer, Sheehy, Slaby, Smith, Stinziano, Terhar, Young, Speaker Rosenberger, and Senators Hite, Tavares, Brown, Lehner, Bacon, Beagle, Burke, Cafaro, Coley, Eklund, Faber, Gardner, Gentile, Jones, LaRose, Manning, Obhof, Oelslager, Patton,  Schiavoni, Seitz, Skindell, Thomas, Widener, Yuko Bill Analysis: The bill will designate the month of March as Endometriosis Awareness Month in Ohio. Status: Bill was introduced in the House on April 1, 2015.  It was referred to the House Health and Aging Committee on April 14, 2015.  Received Committee hearings on April 29 and May 6, 2015, and passed 19-0 by the House Committee.  Passed by the House 94-0 on May 27, 2015.  Received hearings in the Senate Health and Aging Committee on October 14 and 21, 2015, and passed 9-0 in the Committee.  The bill was voted on and passed by the Senate 33-0 on December 9, 2015.  It was signed by the Governor into law on December 22, 2015 and became effective on March 23, 2016.  See how your legislator voted here.

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