OH Dem Mark Okey Introduces Bait-and-Switch Bill on Leasing

Ohio State Rep. Mark Okey (Democrat) recently introduced a House Bill 493, which he calls the “Truth in Leasing Act.” It supposedly goes after “big oil and gas” and their “predatory” leasing practices. But when you read the bill, a fair amount of it has nothing to do with leases but instead creates new drilling rules (a copy of the bill is embedded below—you read it and see what you think).

In typical Democrat/Marxist fashion, Okey rails against “big oil” in his statement about the new legislation:

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