A look at recent actions and how area lawmakers voted.
H.B. 483: Measure would declare college athletes are not employees, kill a state rule prohibiting political spending by corporations, and make numerous budgetary changes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ron Amstuz (R., Wooster)
Vote: Passed on Wednesday, 57-35.
Area representatives: Teresa Fedor (D., Toledo), no; Mike Sheehy (D., Oregon), no; Michael Ashford (D., Toledo), no; Barbara Sears (R., Monclova Township), yes; Tim Brown (R., Bowling Green), yes; Chris Redfern (D., Catawba Island), no; Rex Damschroder (R., Fremont), yes; Lynn Wachtmann (R., Napoleon), yes; Robert Sprague (R., Findlay), yes; Tony Burkley (R., Payne), yes; Jeff McClain (R., Upper Sandusky), yes.
H.B. 296: Measure would allow schools and camps to procure and use epinephrine autoinjectors in emergencies and exempts them from usual licensing requirements.
Sponsors: Rep. Terry Johnson (R., McDermott) and Mike Duffey (R., Worthington).
Vote: Passed on Tuesday, 32-0.
Area senators: Edna Brown (D., Toledo), yes; Randy Gardner (R., Bowling Green), yes; Cliff Hite (R., Findlay), yes; David Burke (R., Marysville), yes.
H. Con. Res. 96: Budget for fiscal 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.).
Vote: Passed on Thursday, 219-205, with eight members not voting.
Area representatives: Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), no; Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green), yes; Jim Jordan (R., Urbana, Ohio), yes; Tim Walberg (R., Tipton, Mich.), yes.
SOURCES: Blade Columbus Bureau, Library of Congress