State Issues

Certificates of Insurance

Gov. Kasich signed certificates of insurance reform into law on Dec. 22, 2015, and the law goes into effect on March 23, 2016. Use our implementation toolkit if you get unfair certificates requests. Read more.

Responsible Driver Protection Act

OIA is pursuing legislation to protect responsible Ohio drivers who have been in a crash with an uninsured motorist. Read more.

BWC Other-States Coverage Proposal

For years OIA has been working to help find a solution to ensure Ohio workers' compensation coverage is recognized in other states to protect Ohio businesses and Ohio workers. BWC's other states coverage policy offering is now available. Read more.



Members of Professional Independent Agents Association of Ohio joined BWC Administrator Stephen Buehrer,
Rep. Mike Henne (R-Clayton) and Bob Hackett (R-London) as Gov. Kasich signed H.B. 493 into law on
June 16, 2014. The law offers a n insurance solution for businesses with employees working across state lines.


Sales Tax Expansion/Tax Reform

OIA advocates for sound tax policies and ensures your voice is heard on any proposed tax changes that may impact you and your clients. OIA has serious concerns with the proposed expansion of the state sales tax. Read more.

Ridesharing and Transportation Network Companies

To ensure proper consumer protections are in place, OIA is advocating for the establishment of proper insurance coverage requirements for drivers and companies and such as Uber and Lyft. Read more.


Resources

ODI bulletins
Find your legislators
Ohio insurance statutory law
Ohio insurance administrative law


OIA Government Affairs Team

Carolyn Mangas
  Carolyn Mangas
Government Affairs Manager
Scott Nein
  Scott Nein
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
Vaughn Flasher
  Vaughn Flasher
President
Capitol Strategies Group
Jody Folton

  Jody Foltyn
Vice President
Capitol Strategies Group