Monday, April 25th
• The Senate convened to consider House bills as well as appropriations shell bills. Appropriations subcommittees also met to hold budget hearings.
-HB 1853 by Sen. Susan Paddack and Rep. Kris Steele would create an Rx for Oklahoma Act authorizing community action agencies, the Department of Human Services, County Health Departments and other entities and agencies to establish a statewide program to assist medically indigent state residents with receiving prescriptions through assistance programs. The bill and emergency passed 47-0.read more.