Deadline Week: All bills must be heard by Thursday, March 11th.
This. Was. A. Long. Week. Tuesday was the longest day. We voted to suspend rules and stayed on the floor until 1:00 am Wednesday.
There were several bills presented in support of our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. And ALL OF THEM PASSED out of the House!
HB1629 by Representative David Hardin declares Oklahoma to be a 2A Sanctuary State. (PASSED)
HB1662 by Representative Kevin West states A person who uses defensive force, as permitted pursuant to the provisions this section, shall not be subject to criminal prosecution and civil action for the use of such defensive force, unless the force is determined to be unlawful. (PASSED)
HB1674 by Representative Kevin West This measure provides that a motor vehicle operator who unintentionally causes injury or death while fleeing a riot is not to be held criminally or civilly liable. (PASSED)
HB2334 by Representative Jay Steagall clarifies that a concealed or unconcealed firearm may be carried on property designated by statute, ordinance, resolution, policy or use by a governmental authority, including a street, plaza, sidewalk, alley, or zoo. (PASSED)
HB2401 by Representative Todd Russ modifies which felonsare prohibited from possessing a firearm by restricting the prohibition to those with a violent felony or 85% crime conviction. (PASSED)
HB2588 by Representative Sean Roberts allows a board of education of a school district to adopt a policy to authorized the carrying of a handgun onto school property by school personnel if the person possesses a valid handgun license and meets other requirements authorized by the board of education. (PASSED)