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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Together they are called the Ohio General Assembly. The General Assembly debates bills that are proposed for adoption as laws. Most bills require a majority vote in both the Senate and House to pass. If a bill passes in both branches, its then presented to the Governor to be signed into a law. The collection of Ohio laws is called the Ohio Revised Code. The Ohio's Branches and Principles Legislative Judical Executive Principles that are shown in Ohio I am the leader of the Ohio senate. I am the leader of the HOR in Ohio's Legislative branch. John Kasich, Governor of the state. Maureen O'Connor, Chief Justice Speaker of the house, Cliff Rosenberger President of the Senate, Keith Faber House of Representatives Two Branches of the legislative brach. Ohio General Assembly The Senate have 33 representatives. They can serve for ever but have to be elected every 6 years. The HOR have 99 representatives. The HOR Representatives have a two-year term and can only serve for 4 consecutive terms. Senate Supreme Court Court of Claims The Ohio Court of Claims was created to hear claims against the state for money damages and to hear appeals from Attorney General decisions. The judicial power of the state is vested in the Courts. The Supreme Court may grant to leave the appeal criminal cases from the courts of appeals and can point any court of appeals to make sure its record on civil cases are found to be cases of public or great general interest. There are seven justices including Chief Justice Court of Appeals The primary function for the Court of Appeals is to hear appeals from the common pleas, municipal and county courts. Each case is heard and decided by a three-judge panel. There are 7 Justices on the Supreme Court and have six-year terms. The Ohio Supreme Court is the court of the last resort. Most of its cases are appeals from the 12 district courts of appeals. The Supreme Court also has appellate jurisdiction in cases involving questions arising under the Ohio or United States Constitutions, cases originating in the court of appeals. Most of all the Supreme Court always hears the cases which the death penalty is involved. The Executive Branch has a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer of State, Auditor of State, Attorney General, and the State Board of Education. The State Board of Education is to regulate every school in the state. The Attorney General is Ohio's chief law enforcement officer. The Auditor of State is responsible of auditing all public offices in Ohio including cities and villages. The Treasurer of State responsibilities are to collect, invest and protect state funds. The Secretary of State is the chief election officer for the state, appointing the 88 county boards of elections. The Lieutenant Governor is basically the vice Governor. H