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HB 1198   Requires financial statements to be signed and attested as to the accuracy of such statements by the chief executive officer, with exception for agencies which file certain similar audits within certain timeframes.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
04-12-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over

HB 1201   Requires all proposed administrative rules to receive approval from the Governor and the Legislature, and requires all proposed rules to reference statutory authority.
Bill History: 04-03-19 S Senator Dahm removed as sponsor, replaced by Senator Quinn
04-12-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over

HB 1350   Creates the Professions and Occupations Modernization Act of 2019.
Bill History: 03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 H Carried Over
02-28-20 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1373   Requires all state licensing agencies to list criminal history which would disqualify an applicant from licensure, removing all language referring to "good moral character."
Bill History: 05-08-19 G Sent to the Governor
05-14-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 363)
11-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1735   Provides relative to definitions, responsibilities, and requirements for physician assistants, adjusting certain standards to require collaboration with physicians rather than supervision by them.
Bill History: 03-10-20 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 86/N: 5)
03-11-20 S Received in the Senate
04-06-20 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services

HB 1739   Creates the Professions and Occupations Modernization Act of 2019.
Bill History: 03-01-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 H Carried Over
02-28-20 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2134   Prohibits the disqualification of licensure for certain convictions if the person meets all other requirements.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Removed from hearing Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
04-12-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over

HB 2617   Establishes certain fiduciary duties and responsibilities for pharmacy consultants entering into contracts with the state.
Bill History: 03-10-20 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
03-11-20 S Received in the Senate
04-06-20 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Retirement & Insurance

HB 2827   Extends the sunset of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board.
Bill History: 04-06-20 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
05-11-20 S Withdrawn from committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
05-11-20 S Direct to calendar

HB 2866   Creates the Labor Law Amendments Act of 2020 which provides for various protections to workers, reporting requirements for businesses, and oversight by the Tax Commission to audit businesses found to be paying employees less than they are owed.
Bill History: 01-14-20 H Filed
02-04-20 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-28-20 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3289   Adjusts standards for professional licensing requirements to permit persons with criminal histories not substantially related to a professional license and not otherwise dangerous to be licensed.
Bill History: 03-05-20 H Rep. Taylor removed as author, replaced by Rep. Munson
03-09-20 S Received in the Senate
04-06-20 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism

HB 3886   Permits banks and credit unions to offer savings promotion raffles.
Bill History: 03-05-20 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 88/N: 0)
03-09-20 S Received in the Senate
04-06-20 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism

HB 4058   Adjusts the appointing power for membership of the Employment Security Commission to be appointed by the Governor and Legislature directly.
Bill History: 05-14-20 S Direct to calendar
05-14-20 S Set on the Senate Floor Agenda
05-14-20 S Removed from the Floor Agenda

SB 1   Creates the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT), provides for an oversight committee structure and outlines duties and responsibilities of the office and the agencies it oversees; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 05-23-19 G Sent to the Governor
05-24-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 451)
05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 305   Relates to medical marijuana by prohibiting the hiring, discipline, or penalization of applicants or employees based upon them holding a medical marijuana license, with various exceptions and testing stipulations; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 11-01-19 H Carried Over
05-04-20 H Withdrawn from committee House Rules
05-04-20 H Direct to calendar

SB 422   Provides relative to certain fees and renewal processes under the control of the Accountancy Board, adjusting refundability and increasing certain fees; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 05-06-19 G Sent to the Governor
05-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 327)
07-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 456   Provides that the administrator of the Health Care Authority be appointed by the Governor rather than by the HCA's Board, adjusts membership of the Board, and permits the Legislature to remove the director by a 2/3 vote of both chambers; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-13-19 G Sent to the Governor
03-13-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 9)
03-13-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 457   Provides that the Director of the Department of Transportation be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, adjusts membership of the Commission, and permits the Legislature to dismiss the Director by a 2/3 vote; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-13-19 G Sent to the Governor
03-13-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 10)
03-13-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 458   Provides that the Director of the Department of Corrections be appointed by the Governor rather than by the Board of Corrections and repeals the Board of Corrections; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over
03-13-20 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 459   Provides that the Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, rather than by the Board of MHSAS, and eliminates the Board.
Bill History: 03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over
03-13-20 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 460   Provides that the Executive Director of the Office of Juvenile Affairs be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, rather than by the Board of Juvenile Affairs, and repeals the Board; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over
03-13-20 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 514   Provides relative to reciprocal recognition of an out-of-state lawyer who meets certain qualifications, permitting them to practice law in Oklahoma.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Removed from the Floor Agenda
04-26-19 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 H Carried Over

SB 661   Permits certain public bodies to utilize remote communication for the purposes of conducting meetings and establishing quorums, within certain transparency standards, expires November 15, 2020, or upon the conclusion of the emergency; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-17-20 G Sent to the Governor
03-18-20 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 3)
03-18-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 666   Provides for the automatic reciprocal licensing of military persons and their spouses who are licensed and in good standing in another state upon entry into Oklahoma.
Bill History: 03-15-19 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-01-19 S Carried Over
03-13-20 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 740   Makes a statutory reference change related to meetings held by all public bodies.
Bill History: 05-08-19 G Sent to the Governor
05-14-19 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 376)
11-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1147   Extends sunset for the Oklahoma Accountancy Board; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-17-20 H Referred to House Committee on House Administrative Rules
04-06-20 H Withdrawn from committee House Administrative Rules
04-06-20 H Direct to calendar

SB 1149   Permits the Tax Commission to release the full social security number of persons opting to receive card-based tax refunds to companies contracted to provide such services; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 05-15-20 G Sent to the Governor
05-21-20 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 140)
05-21-20 G Earliest Effective Date: 05/21/2020

SB 1284   Adjusts the duties of the Division of Central Accounting and Reporting and allows for reissuance of returned ETF payments, sales tax remittances to the OK Tax Commission or to facilitate federal wire processing and other accounting procedures.
Bill History: 03-17-20 H Referred to House Committee on House Government Efficiency
04-06-20 H Withdrawn from committee House Government Efficiency
04-06-20 H Direct to calendar

SB 1429   Creates the Oklahoma Accountancy Board Revolving Fund for the purpose of providing student scholarships and grants to take the certified or licensed public accountant examination.
Bill History: 03-11-20 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 32/N: 10)
03-12-20 H Received in the House
05-06-20 H Direct to calendar

SB 1542   Permits suspended or revoked licenses of private or public accountants to be reinstated upon application and payment of a fee if the applicant is registered in another jurisdiction at the time of application.
Bill History: 05-13-20 G Sent to the Governor
05-19-20 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 73)
05-19-20 G Earliest Effective Date: 11/01/2020

SB 1815   Creates the Oklahoma Decanting Act which provides relative to the distribution of principal within trusts, providing for standards, restrictions, petition requirements and deductions.
Bill History: 03-10-20 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 46/N: 0)
03-11-20 H Received in the House
05-06-20 H Direct to calendar

SB 1890   Creates the Oklahoma Prosperity Act which would, contingent upon related funds, to create an investment retirement fund program to allow employers to offer employees the option to provide a portion of wages into the program.
Bill History: 05-12-20 H Removed from the Floor Agenda
05-15-20 H Set on the House Floor Agenda
05-15-20 H Removed from the Floor Agenda

SB 1891   Creates the Universal Licensing Recognition Act which provides for expanded issuance of certain occupational licenses through reciprocity programs.
Bill History: 05-15-20 H 20200515/-1/24270 (18:04:40)
05-15-20 H Floor substitute adopted
05-15-20 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 88/N: 2)

SSP1053   A study on limited liability corporations.
Bill History: 07-24-19 S Filed
07-24-19 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Judiciary
11-21-19 S Dead pursuant to the rules


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