State Rep. John Becker is not a household name, but he wants to be, or at least he would like to carry an unofficial title in the Ohio General Assembly: most conservative lawmaker.
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John Becker bills
HB 188: create tax credit for married joint filers to compensate higher taxes than if filing separately
HB191: remove from definition of firearm a semi-automatic weapon designed to fire 31 or more rounds
HB210: require law enforcement to sell confiscated weapons rather than melt them down
HB234: allow silencers on hunting firearms while hunting game birds or wild quadrupeds
HB236: allow a state or local govt official with a concealed weapons permit to carry a handgun into any public building that is not a secure facility (excludes school safety zone, court houses)
HB240: eliminate special elections in February or August (John Adams co-sponsor)
HB244: apply the death sentence to repeat offenders for rape, sexual battery and unlawful conduct with juveniles.
HB250: reduce the number of days for absentee voting from 35 days to 17 days
HB255: roll back the Medicaid eligibility to the bare minimum required by the federal government and eliminate the buy-in program for workers with disabilities.
HB263: limit in-person early voting to Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.
HB266: prohibit post-paid absentee ballots and the mailing of unsolicited ballot forms such as absentee applications
HB269: require a government ID – driver’s license, state ID, military ID or passport – to vote
HB271: expand liability for health care workers when providing care to indigent and uninsured patients
HB285: ban government retirees from collecting pension checks while working another government job.