132nd Ohio General Assembly to be Sworn in on Jan. 3, 2017 – Leaders Set Schedules


Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) announced the House legislative session schedule for the first half of 2017.  Generally speaking, House session will be held Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m., Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.  Here’s the House calendar.  Dates are subject to change. The Senate’s session schedule for the first half of 2017 calls for the chamber to gradually increase its number of session days through June, when lawmakers are expected to finalize Gov. John Kasich’s final biennial budget proposal. Sen. Larry Obhof (R-Medina), who will become the president of the Senate in January, announced the chamber’s first-half session schedule.  The calendar calls for up to three session days in January, four days in February, nine in March, four in April, seven in May and twelve in June.  The calendar also includes a number of committee hearing days.  Sen. Obhof also scheduled three if-needed session days for mid-July. Here’s a combined schedule12/20/2016