Update May 2, 2017 9:30 a.m.: The amendment is being stripped out of the budget bill.
Ohio’s budget is a step closer to a vote. It came out of the House Finance Committee today. But it still contains an amendment that is stirring opposition.
The amendment says probate judges, who have authority over local park districts, can “impose duties or restrictions on a person or party who interferes with the park district's purposes, and tax the cost of proceedings as court costs to be assessed by the court in its discretion.”