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Week In Review

Showing: May, 2009

Tuesday, May 26

• The Senate approved a number of budget measures and the following substantive legislation on Monday:

-HB 1170 by Rep. Kenneth Miller, creates the Office of Information Services, and requires administration by a Chief Information Director.

-HB 1131 by Rep. Kenneth Miller, adds premium auditors and safety consultants in the CompSource Unclassified Registry.

-HB 2245 by Rep. Randy Terrill, creates the Oklahoma Criminal Illegal Alien Rapid Repartriation Act of 2009.

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Monday, May 18

• The Senate approved the following measures on Monday:

-HB 1509 by Rep. Gus Blackwell, makes it unlawful for anyone to help in any way a convicted sex offender avoid registration, conceal his or her identity or keep information from peace officers.

-SB 313 by Sen. Brian Bingman, extends the gross production tax exemption on oil and gas from horizontally drilled wells.

-SB 353 by Sen. Andrew Rice, creates the Volunteer Health Care Services Act.

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Monday, May 11

• The Senate approved the following measures on Monday:

-HB 1330 by Rep. Mike Ritze, creates the Ten Commandments Monument Display Act.

-HCR 1040 by Rep. Chris Benge, expresses the agreement between the House and Senate to rescind the deadline date for the filing of conference committee reports as contained in SCR 12

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Monday, May 4

• The Senate approved the following measures on Monday:

-SB 11 by Sen. Jay Paul Gumm, requires the Oklahoma Tax Commission to pay interest on refunds due on tax returns filed after Jan. 1, 2010, when the refund is not paid in a certain number of days.

-SB 248 by Sen. John Ford, provides exceptions for federal dams on Copan Lake and Hulah Lake from language relating to the Department of Wildlife Conservation’s authority to maintain buoy lines, cable nets and other safety devices.

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