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Week In Review

Showing: March, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

• The Senate met Monday, but with focus back on committee work, no bills were considered. Senators joined House members for a joint session in the afternoon to honor Oklahoma's military veterans.

• The Senate Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget approved the following measures on Monday:

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• On Monday, the Senate met and approved the following legislation:

-SB 170, by Sen. Roger Thompson and Rep. Earl Sears, repeals the individual income tax trigger that would reduce the top marginal rate from 5.0 percent to 4.85 percent. It also repeals statutory language establishing the process for the Board of Equalization to make a finding that would result in the individual income rate decrease and the requirement that the rate decrease when a particular finding is made. The bill passed 39 to 6 with no discussion or debate.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

• The Senate met Monday afternoon and approved the following bills:

-SB 74, by Sen. Joe Newhouse and Rep. Eric Proctor, sets a July 1, 2022, sunset date for the aircraft excise tax exemption for aircraft purchased or used by commercial airlines. The bill passed 43 to 0.

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