Ohio House passes bill barring comp for undocumented workers

The Ohio House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation that would prohibit undocumented workers from collecting workers compensation benefits.

The bill, sponsored by Reps. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, and Larry Householder, R-Glenford, passed on a largely party line 62-30 vote and will now head to the state’s Senate.

The bill states, “an illegal alien or unauthorized alien assumes the risk of incurring such injury or contracting an occupational disease,…

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