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Senator Withdraws Controversial Bill

State Senator Sam Helton has decided to withdraw Senate Bill 1130, also known as the “Dog and Cat Ownership Responsibility Act.” The Democrat from Lawton has received numerous phone calls, letters and E-mails from across the state opposing this bill.

“After being inundated with letters and phone calls, I have decided to withdraw SB 1130 from consideration this session. This bill will not be heard during this legislative session, nor will it be brought up again in future sessions with my support. I realize the complexity of this issue, and I appreciate the concerns from Oklahomans across the state,” stated Senator Helton.

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