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Honorary Resolutions and Letters of
Commendation/Condolence

Honorary resolutions and letters of commendation or condolence are issued on behalf of the full House of Representatives or Senate. They provide members with a formal means to recognize extraordinary Ohioans, including individuals, civic organizations, and businesses, for significant accomplishments.

This site provides a detailed explanation of how to request a letter of commendation/condolence or an honorary resolution either in writing or via our online service, as well as a listing of the most current House and Senate policies for making such a request. Please contact the resolution drafting office at 466-3031 if you need additional information.

In recent years, the resolution drafting section of LSC has prepared approximately 30,000 letters of commendation or condolence and 300 honorary resolutions annually.