Thanks to Jodi and Jean for this update!
Ohio House Bill 79 made it through the Ohio House Of Representatives today! It was added on to HB55 and went up for a full vote on the floor. It is now moving to the Senate. I will post updates as soon as I know who we need to send letters to. As a reminder, HB79 would remove the term “pitbull” from the Ohio Revised Code’s definition of vicious dog. Ohio is the only state that has statewide BDL.
Ohio House approves amendment to end state’s pit bull law
By JIM PROVANCE
BLADE COLUMBUS BUREAU CHIEF
Article published May 27, 2010
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House Thursday overwhelmingly voted to end Ohio’s status as the only state that declares the “pit bull” an inherently vicious dog by virtue of its existence.
Full article retrieved May 27, 2010 from http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100527/NEWS16/100529686