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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

(CEDARVILLE, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law last night. 

House Bill 404, sponsored by Representatives Susan Manchester and Bride Rose Sweeney, allows the boards of trustees for Ohio's public universities to meet electronically.

House Bill 151, sponsored by Representative Rick Carfagna, temporarily grants qualified civil immunity to health care isolation centers to protect medical professionals from liability claims throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill also expands the authority of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to provide medical services in hospitals, if needed.