Recommendation

The Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee presented its comprehensive plan for revising the Ohio's Criminal Code on June 15, 2017.

For the press release from Senator Obhof commending the conclusion of the committee's work, click here.

For a copy of the comprehensive plan in bill form, click here.

For a copy of the comprehensive plan in plain language without strikethroughs, click here.

For a copy of the comprehensive summary of the committee's plan, click here.
 

About The Committee

The Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee was created by the 130th Ohio General Assembly to study the state's existing criminal statutes, with the goal of enhancing public safety and the administration of criminal justice throughout the state of Ohio. The Committee will accomplish its mission by recommending a plan for a simplified criminal code that makes efficient use of resources through flexible yet consistent statewide policies.

Meet The Members

The Ohio Criminal Justice Recodification Committee is a bi-partisan body composed of twenty four individuals with extensive experience in criminal justice, law enforcement, and public safety.

For a detailed description of the requirements of the committee composition, click here.


The Committee is chaired by Judge Fred Pepple (Auglaize County) and vice-chaired by Ohio Public Defender Tim Young (Franklin County).

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