Thursday, January 14 marks the deadline for members of the Oklahoma State Senate to file legislation for the 2010 session, the second of the 52nd Legislature. By 5 p.m., 942 bills and 26 joint resolutions had been filed, with staff members expected to work into the evening filing the final measures. Final figures will be released on Friday.
Members of the public can read and download current legislation by going to the official State Senate website at www.oksenate.gov and following the link for legislation at the top of the homepage.
In addition, free computer training will be offered to anyone interested in learning how to track legislation online. The training will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in room 511-A
The training session can also be viewed on the Senate’s website.
The 2010 legislative session will officially get underway on Monday, February 1. The Senate offers streaming audio and video from the Senate Chamber, as well as from committee rooms 419-C and 511-A. Wireless Internet access is available to all Capitol visitors throughout the Senate gallery, rotunda, committee rooms, offices and press rooms.