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 works during committee.
Senator Seitz works during committee.
 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 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.

01.29.14 - Senate Honors Moeller High School Football State Champions

 

COLUMBUS–Senators Bill Seitz (R–Cincinnati), Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township), and Shannon Jones (R-Springboro) today honored the Archbishop Moeller High School football team for winning the 2013 Division 1 State Championship. The Moeller Crusaders beat the Mentor Cardinals 55-52, winning their second consecutive state championship, and ninth state championship in the program’s history.

 
 

12.06.13 - Ohio's Energy Picture Has Evolved And So Should Its Energy Efficiency Standards

 

After a year of intense debate and evaluation, the General Assembly is poised to decide if Ohio’s five-year-old energy efficiency standards should be fine-tuned to reflect the state’s changing realities.

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce – along with hundreds of job creators across the state – believes Ohio’s economy would be well-served to pass the reforms proposed in Senate Bill 58

 
 

11.20.13 - Senate Passes Seitz Initiative To Reduce Number Of Provisional Ballots Cast

 

COLUMBUS–The Ohio Senate today passed Senate Bill 216, sponsored by Senator Bill Seitz (R–Cincinnati), which aims to streamline Ohio’s elections process by reducing the frequency by which provisional ballots need to be employed. The bill also codifies orders made through two recent court decisions, SEIU v. Husted and NEOCH v. Husted.

 
 

11.19.13 - Senate Approves Seitz Initiative To Improve Collateral Sanctions

 

COLUMBUS– The Ohio Senate today approved Senate Bill 143, sponsored by Senator Bill Seitz (R–Cincinnati), which makes numerous updates to Ohio’s criminal sentencing and collateral sanctions laws. The legislation builds upon Senate Bill 337 (129th General Assembly), which acted as a comprehensive collateral sanctions reform initiative.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 8

 
Counties: Hamilton (part)
 
 

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