Current Legislation 

One of the four major goals of the OPPA is to advocate for our patients and our profession. We do this through the work of our Government Relations Committee, our Council, our external lobbyists with Capitol Consulting Group, our Executive Director, and individual members at the grassroots level.

Our advocacy positions can range from monitoring, interested party, support, active support, opposition and active opposition, depending upon the nature of the subject and the impact that the proposed legislation will have on our patients and our profession.

Ohio's 130th General Assembly (Jan. 7, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2014) is underway and the OPPA is working on the following bills/issues: