Senator Seitz debates red light cameras on the floor of the Senate.
Senator Seitz debates red light cameras on the floor of the Senate.
 Senator Seitz honors Wilmington College track star and Finneytown native, Callen Martin, for winning the 55 meter dash at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track National Championship.
Senator Seitz honors Wilmington College track star and Finneytown native, Callen Martin, for winning the 55 meter dash at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track National Championship.
 Senator Seitz recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio's Watchdog of the Treasury award for his commitment to conservative fiscal policy in the Senate.
Senator Seitz recently received the United Conservatives of Ohio's Watchdog of the Treasury award for his commitment to conservative fiscal policy in the Senate.
Senator Seitz recently joined public officials and advocates at the signing of House Bill 10, which allows juvenile courts to issue protection orders for teens in abusive relationships.
Senator Seitz recently joined public officials and advocates at the signing of House Bill 10, which allows juvenile courts to issue protection orders for teens in abusive relationships.
 Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Winton Woods High School football team for winning the 2009 Division II State Championship.
Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Winton Woods High School football team for winning the 2009 Division II State Championship.
 Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Finance Committee on Senate Bill 177, legislation which seeks to restore funding for chartered, non-public schools in Ohio.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Finance Committee on Senate Bill 177, legislation which seeks to restore funding for chartered, non-public schools in Ohio.
Senator Seitz works during committee.
Senator Seitz works during committee.
 Senator Seitz speaks at a press conference in April 2008 announcing the introduction of Senate Bill 20, legislation he sponsored to help combat organized retail theft in Ohio.
Senator Seitz speaks at a press conference in April 2008 announcing the introduction of Senate Bill 20, legislation he sponsored to help combat organized retail theft in Ohio.
 Senator Seitz honors Ohio 1st District Court of Appeals Judge Mark Painter on the Ohio Senate floor for being elected in March to serve on a new United Nation's court.
Senator Seitz honors Ohio 1st District Court of Appeals Judge Mark Painter on the Ohio Senate floor for being elected in March to serve on a new United Nation's court.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Senate Bill 22, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce Ohio's costly prison population.
Senator Seitz gives sponsor testimony before the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Senate Bill 22, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce Ohio's costly prison population.
 Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Mt. Notre Dame girl's basketball team in April 2008 for winning their fourth state championship in five years.
Senator Seitz presents a resolution to the Mt. Notre Dame girl's basketball team in April 2008 for winning their fourth state championship in five years.
 Senator Seitz speaks on the Senate floor during opening day ceremonies for the 128th General Assembly.
Senator Seitz speaks on the Senate floor during opening day ceremonies for the 128th General Assembly.
 

A lifelong resident of Western Hamilton County, Senator Bill Seitz has worked to represent the best interests of the Greater Cincinnati area at the Statehouse. Known for his colorful floor speeches and legal acumen, in a ranking of all 132 legislators published by Columbus Monthly Magazine, Seitz was rated best speechmaker, funniest and was recognized for his effectiveness, his knowledge and his hard work. He has put these talents to good use on issues that matter to his constituents.

 
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Senator Seitz talks about bipartisan efforts to reform Ohio's criminal sentencing laws.
Senator Seitz discusses Ohio's energy policy and its impact on consumers.

12.05.14 - Seitz Achieves Senate Support To Update Ohio's Criminal Code For Criminal Intent

 
STATEHOUSE -

Senator Bill Seitz today announced the passage of Senate Bill 361, which updates Ohio’s criminal code to specify what degree of mental responsibility is required for an offense in criminal proceedings and to make clear when strict criminal liability should be imposed.

 
 

12.05.14 - Senate Clears Seitz Initiative To End Federal Overreach On Ohio Drivers License Suspension

 
STATEHOUSE -

The Ohio Senate Thursday passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 27, which will notify the federal government of Ohio’s intention to opt out of the Drug Offender’s Driving Privileges Suspension Act. The resolution was sponsored by Senator Bill Seitz.

 
 

05.06.14 - New Legislation Allows Brent Spence Replacement Project To Progress

 
STATEHOUSE -

Sens. Bill Seitz and Eric H. Kearney, and Reps. Ross McGregor and Dale Mallory, are pursuing an innovative new bill to expedite the efforts to replace the aging Brent Spence bridge over the Ohio River on I-71/75 in Cincinnati.

 
 

04.22.14 - Senator Seitz: Don't Believe Voting Law Myths

 

As a Republican senator at the forefront of election law legislation for the last 5½ years, I'd like to expose the seven biggest myths spread by the new laws' opponents.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 8

 
Counties: Hamilton (part)
 
 

Contact Senator Seitz

 
Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-8068
Email Senator Seitz
 

Background

 
Hometown : Cincinnati
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2007; State Representative, 2001-2007; Green Township Trustee, 1994-2000; Cincinnati Board of Education, 1990-1993


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term