Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee
The Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee reviews legislation affecting health care and human services in Ohio, including Medicaid.
 
 

March 12, 2019

Agenda
Agenda for March 12, 2019
 
Minutes
Minutes from March 06, 2019
Bills
S. B. No. 23 (5th Hearing)
S. R. No. 41 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senate President Larry Obhof and Senator Matt Huffman
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
Stephanie Ranade Krider
Ohio Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Dennis Doody, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Mallory McMaster
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jaime Miracle
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio  
Opponent
 
Barry Sheets
Ohio Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio  
Proponent
 
 
 

March 06, 2019

Agenda
Agenda for March 06, 2019
 
Bills
S. B. No. 23 (4th Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Camille Crary
Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence  
Opponent
 
Dr. Erika Boothman
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Courtney Slonkosky, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Terra Stanley
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Sarah Hayford
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
John Casterline
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
Alison Norris
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
Ellen Horton
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Elizabeth Viars, RN
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Linda Harvey
Mission America  
Proponent
 
Melissa Ohden
The Abortion Survivors Network  
Proponent
 
Barry Sheets
Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Julie N. Busby
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Deb Peterson
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Dr. Michael Parker
Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio  
Proponent
 
Milka Nier
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Pastor Daniel Kroger, RN
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Brian Fox
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Lindsay Rerko
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Terry Mader
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Dennis Sullivan
Ohio Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Margaret Light-Scotece, Esq.
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Chelsey J.
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Mara Biggs
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Alexander Curtis
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Rev. Joan VanBecelaere
Unitarian Universalist Justice Ohio  
Opponent
 
Gabriella Sodini
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Danielle Bessett, Ph.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
Abigail Turner
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
Walter M. Weber
American Center for Law & Justice  
Proponent
 
Rachelle Heidlebaugh
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Deborah Parker
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Dr. Cathy Stein, Ph.D.
Equal Protection for Posterity  
Interested Party
 
Kathleen Lutter, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Alicia Thompson
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Jerry Obritsch, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Marshal Pitchford
Ohio Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Phyllis Carlson-Riehm
ACTION OHIO Coalition for Battered Women  
Opponent
 
General Submissions
Minutes
 
 

February 26, 2019

Agenda
Agenda for February 26, 2019
 
Bills
S. B. No. 27 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senator Joe Uecker
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 25 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senator Matt Huffman
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 6 (3rd Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Mary Wachtel
Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO)  
Interested Party
 
S. B. No. 23 (3rd Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Dr. Elise Berlan DeVore
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Stephanie Craddock Sherwood
Women Have Options  
Opponent
 
Amanda B
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Amanda Ford
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Danielle Black
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Andrea Martinez
Women Have Options  
Opponent
 
Kellie Copeland
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio  
Opponent
 
Rev. Dr. Marian Stewart
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus  
Opponent
 
Parvaneh Nouri
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Peggy Ann Berry
League of Women Voters in Ohio  
Opponent
 
Tiffany Stainfield
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Kylee Gregg
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Elaina Ramsey
Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice  
Opponent
 
Ryan Tillery
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Kim Toothman
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Elizabeth Menduni
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Erin Ryan
The Ohio Women's Public Policy Network  
Opponent
 
Gary Daniels
ACLU of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jordyn Close
URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity  
Opponent
 
Carolyn Harding
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Judi Moseley
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Gabriel Mann
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Cheryl Pentella on behalf of Susan Reis
National Council of Jewish Women  
Opponent
 
Hannah Servedio
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Keleigh Cook
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jessica Roach
Restoring Our Own Through Transformation (ROOTT)  
Opponent
 
Hannah Tyler
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Lauren Blauvelt-Copelin
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Lela Cooper
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Helen Grubb
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Angela Marvin
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Laura Van Doren
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Bridgette Tupes
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Mason Caminiti
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Wayne Trout, MD, FACOG
American College of OB/GYNS, Ohio Section  
Opponent
 
Monica Hueckel and Joe Rosato
Ohio State Medical Association  
Opponent
 
Alison Gill
American Atheists   
Opponent
 
Nancy Dollard
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Becky Perkins
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Chelsea McIntosh
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jenni DeLuca
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Glenn Northern on behalf of Jon O'Brien
Catholics for Choice  
Opponent
 
Chrisse France
Preterm Cleveland, Inc.  
Opponent
 
Pelumi Adedayo
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Rosario Alarcon
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Corrine Camero
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Kathleen Brinkman
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Cecilia Ellis
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Kellianne Craig
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Alexa Henderson
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Kate Elliot
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Peter Hopmann
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Lindie Keaton
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Annie Kmieck
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Catherine Johnson
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Juliana Lavey
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Erica Krause
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Dr. Sharon Liner
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jessica Moore
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Katie Norris
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Barbara Myers
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jennifer Rayoum
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
American Medical Students Association/Students for Choice CWRU School of Medicine
AMSA/Students for Choice CWRU School of Medicine  
Opponent
 
Beth Powder
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Katherine Shearman
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Mary Ryan
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Vanessa Hinsdale
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Wendy Stevens
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Donna Shimko
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Meghan St. John
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Dr. Laura Anne Weaver
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Jasmine Tuazon
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Sarah Wagner
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Bridget Watson
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Paul Snook
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Ashley Underwood
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Dr. Anita Somani, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
New Voices for Reproductive Justice
New Voices for Reproductive Justice  
Opponent
 
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Reproductive Rights  
Opponent
 
Kristen Foley
Citizen of Ohio  
Opponent
 
Governor's Appointment(s)
Erin Keels, DNP, APRN - Board of Nursing
Maureen Corcoran - Director of the Department of Medicaid
Lori Criss - Director of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Jeff Davis - Director of the Department of Developmental Disabilities
Kimberly Lowe Hall - Director of the Department of Jobs and Family Services
Ursel McElroy - Director of the Department of Aging
Sandra Ranck, MSN, RN - Board of Nursing
Joanna Ridgeway, LPN - Board of Nursing
General Submissions
Minutes
 
 

February 19, 2019

Agenda
Agenda for February 19, 2019
 
Bills
S. B. No. 6 (2nd Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Chris Combs
Safe Families  
Proponent
 
Chris Combs
Safe Families  
Proponent
 
Kevin and Nona Peyton
Joshua's Place  
Proponent
 
Shane Harden
Safe Families  
Proponent
 
Jill Kingston
Brigid's Path  
Proponent
 
Paul E. Pfeifer
Ohio Judicial Conference  
Proponent
 
Melissa Wervey Arnold
Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 29 (2nd Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Dustin J. Mckee
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ohio  
Proponent
 
Mark Wax
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 23 (2nd Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Curt Hartman
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Dr. David Forte
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Dr. Alan Murnane
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Michael S. Parker, M.D.
Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio  
Proponent
 
Pastor Corey Shankleton
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Lori Viars
Warren County Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Dennis M. Doody, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Rodney E. Lord Jr.
Freedom Gate Church  
Proponent
 
Diane Cartolano
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Milka Nier
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Eric Hainline
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Janet Porter
Faith2Action  
Proponent
 
Dr. Cathy Stein
Equal Protection for Posterity  
Proponent
 
Jessica Warner
Ohio Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Aaron Baer
Citizens for Community Values  
Proponent
 
Adam Matthews
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Amy Christine Debro
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Christina Hagan-Nemeth
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Joel E. Goodnough, M.D.
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Joseph Giampa
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Judith Harness
Ross County Right to Life  
Proponent
 
Christine A. Ballor
Silent No More Awareness Campaign  
Proponent
 
Dr. Kathi Aultman, M.D.
Charlotte Lozier Institute   
Proponent
 
Tim Throckmorton
The Family Research Council  
Proponent
 
Rebecca Kiessling
Save the 1  
Proponent
 
Reverend Mary Rathke
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Michelle Cretella, M.D.
American College of Pediatricians   
Proponent
 
Gary L. George, M.D.
Southwest Ohio Guild of the Catholic Medical Association  
Proponent
 
Mark Harrington
Created Equal  
Proponent
 
Chris Long
Ohio Christian Alliance  
Proponent
 
Lee Strang
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
The Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio
The Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio  
Proponent
 
Savannah Marten
Pregnancy Center of Greater Toledo  
Proponent
 
Jim Tobin
Catholic Conference of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Alex Rakowsky, M.D., FAAP
Citizen of Ohio  
Proponent
 
Sarah Cleveland
Citizen of Ohio  
Interested Party
 
General Submissions
Minutes
 
 

February 13, 2019

Agenda
Agenda for February 13, 2019
 
Bills
S. B. No. 6 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senators Bill Coley and Jay Hottinger
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 23 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senator Kristina Roegner
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
S. B. No. 29 (1st Hearing)
Name
Organization
Testifying As
Senator Matt Dolan
The Ohio Senate  
Proponent
 
 
 
 
 
 
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