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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been Removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ohio House Bill 155 - "Prohibit removing war relic from public land or cemetery"

Ohio House Representatives Tim Schaffer - District 77 and John M. Rogers - District 60 have introduced House Bill 155:

"To amend section 149.30 and to enact section 155.28 of the Revised Code to prohibit a war relic located on public property or cemetery association property from being sold, disturbed, or otherwise disposed of, except under certain circumstances, and to designate this act as the "Ohio Veterans' Heritage Protection Act."
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Below is the Bill Analysis followed by legislation text as introduced.:



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