LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

OREA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - MARCH 2, 2018

HERE IS THE GOOD NEWS: House Bill 2985, authored by Rep. Avery Frix of Muskogee, passed out of the Banking and Business Committee on Tuesday. The next step will be for the bill to be heard in the House of Representatives. There isn’t a date yet for the bill to be heard, but you are encouraged to be ready to contact your representatives once we hear that the bill is on the agenda.  

Thank you to all who took the time to make phone calls and to write letters and emails to members of the House Banking and Business Committee! Your efforts made a difference! If you have the opportunity, please thank them. Members of the committee voting yes: 

  • Rep. Elise Hall
  • Rep. Scott McEachin
  • Rep. Avery Frix
  • Rep. Forrest Bennett
  • Rep. Meloyde Blancett
  • Rep. Jason Dunnington
  • Rep. Regina Goodwin
  • Rep. Ryan Martinez
  • Rep. Kevin McDugle
  • Rep. John Montgomery
  • Rep. Charles Ortega
  • Rep. David Perryman
  • Rep. Eric Proctor
  • Rep. Mike Sanders
  • Rep. Earl Sears
  • Rep. Zack Taylor
  • Rep. Tess Teague
  • Rep. Kevin West 

In case you are interested in checking information on specific bills or in watching audio or video feed of Oklahoma House or Senate meetings, please visit https://okhouse.gov/ or www.oksenate.gov/ for up to the minute happenings.  

THANK YOU FOR BEING A MEMBER and thanks for all you do! 

Sabra Tucker, OREA Executive Director 

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