Month: December 2020

Lawmakers request more than 3,810 bills for 2021 session (eCapitol)

(eCap) House and Senate members requested more than 3,810 bills and joint resolutions for possible consideration during the 2021 legislative session.

Some 2,141 drafting requests for bills and joint resolutions were submitted in the House and 1,672 requests were submitted in the Senate, according to officials in each chamber, for a total of 3,813 requests. Senators also request three concurrent resolutions. Bills and joint resolutions are subject to the deadlines for consideration in each chamber. Concurrent resolutions are not. Friday was the deadline for members to submit bill drafting requests.

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Pro Tem Treat announces committee chairs, vice chairs (Oklahoma State Senate)

OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat on Tuesday announced his appointments of chairs and vice chairs of Senate committees. Treat also announced Republican committee assignments.

Treat said an important change to committees this session is on the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Treat has named as members of that committee senators who represent military facilities in the state of Oklahoma.

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