Juvenile Justice

HB1005 Paraphrase: HB1005, by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha and Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, makes rape by instrumentation a first degree crime, eliminating the requirement that it result in bodily injury and regardless of the age of the victim. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Biggs, Scott (H); Griffin, A J (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/05/2017

HB1116 Paraphrase: HB1116, by Rep. Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher and Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, makes a statement made by a vulnerable or incapacitated person that describes any act of abuse or neglect, any act of financial exploitation or any violent act on the person that would not otherwise admissible admissible in criminal and juvenile proceedings if the court finds, in a hearing conducted outside the presence of the jury, that the time, content and circumstances of the statement provide sufficient safeguards of reliability according to standards the court may consider and the declarant is unavailable as a witness, provided that there is corroborative evidence of the act. It provides a statement may not be admitted unless the proponent of the statement makes known to the adverse party an intention to offer the statement and the particulars of the statement at least 10 days in advance of the proceedings to provide the adverse party with an opportunity to prepare to answer the statement. It establishes requirements for the notice. The bill requires the court to make specific findings of fact on the record regarding the basis for its ruling. The bill defines applicable terms. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Sanders, Mike (H); Griffin, A J (S)

Status: H Engrossed    Status Date: 04/27/2017

HB1123 Paraphrase: HB1123, by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha and Sen. Bryce Marlatt, R-Woodward, requires that an individual trespassing on property containing critical property be guilty of a misdemeanor. It requires an individual who willfully damages, destroys, vandalizes or tampers with critical infrastructure be guilty of a felony. It requires an organization found to be a conspirator to those committing such crimes pay a fine that is 10 times the amount of an individual. The bill defines related terms. (Amended by House, Emergency Measure, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Biggs, Scott (H); Marlatt, Bryce (S)

Status: S Referred for Enrollment   Status Date: 04/26/2017

HB1127 Paraphrase: HB1127, by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha and Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, requires the court instruct a jury on the definition of “consent” as defined therein in any criminal jury trial of a crime involving any type of sexual contact or behavior where consent is an element of the crime of a defense raised by the accused. (Amended by House)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Biggs, Scott (H); Griffin, A J (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/04/2017

HB1468 Paraphrase: HB1468, by Rep. Carol Bush, R-Tulsa and Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, creates the Hidden Predator Act. The bill modifies the time limitations for prosecuting criminal offenses for sexual crimes. The bill modifies the definition of discovery and provides that any person who knowingly and willfully makes a false claim a claim that the person knows lacks factual foundation may be reported to local law enforcement for criminal investigation and, upon conviction, will be guilty of a felony. It adds that if the defendant is acquitted, the costs, including the fees of all witnesses whom the trial judge certified to have been proper for the defense and prosecution, will be paid by the prosecuting witness, whenever the trial judge is of the opinion that there were no reasonable grounds for the prosecution or that the prosecution was not required in the interests of the public. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Bush, Carol (H); Holt, David (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/11/2017

HB1470 Paraphrase: HB1470, by Rep. Carol Bush, R-Tulsa and Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, removes the time limitations for civil actions based on childhood sexual abuse incidents and allows an action to commence by the forty-fifth birthday of the alleged victim. The bill establishes a new time limitation for civil actions and removes language related to evidentiary and discovery requirements. The bill adds that any party bringing an action against an individual in which the defendant is ultimately found not liable for the complaint will be subject to treble damages if and when the defendant pursues a counterclaim and receives a compensatory or punitive judgment. It requires damages against legal entities to be awarded only if there is a finding of gross negligence on the part of the legal entity. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Bush, Carol (H); Holt, David (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/11/2017

HB1605 Paraphrase: HB1605, by Rep. John Enns, R-Enid and Sen. Roland Pederson, R-Burlington, creates the Debra Reed Act. The bill requires those convicted of consuming alcohol while driving to abstain from such by court order for a period determined by the court. It requires a notation of the restriction be affixed to such a person’s driver’s license. It provides for the removal of such a restriction and procedures by which the court may take for those found in violation. The bill deems the selling, furnishing or granting of alcoholic beverages to a person ordered to abstain or refrain from doing so to be a felony punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment. The bill requires the Department to develop a procedure whereby a person subject to an order by a court to abstain or refrain from consuming alcohol to submit their driver license or identification card for a replacement. It provides requirements for the replacement card. The bill requires any person under the age of 21 convicted of an offense described therein have their driving privileges revoked or denied by the Department of Public Safety until the person attains 21 years of age. It allows such a period to be modified.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Enns, John (H); Pederson, Roland (S)

Status: S Second Reading   Status Date: 03/28/2017

HB1811 Paraphrase: HB1811, by Rep. Ben Loring, D-Miami and Sen. Wayne Shaw, R-Grove, clarifies the procedures related to the destruction of obscene material or child pornography to ensure the consent of the district attorney.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Loring, Ben (H); Shaw, Wayne (S)

Status: Governor Action – Signed   Status Date: 04/13/2017

HB1835 Paraphrase: HB1835, by Rep. Tim Downing, R-Purcell and Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, allows the court to order a child placed in a juvenile detention facility pending court proceedings if the court finds the detention to be essential for the safety of the child when the child is taken into custody and is in need of supervision as a result of being a runaway. The bill prohibits any child who has been adjudicated in need of supervision to be placed in a secure facility; provided, a child who has been adjudicated in need of supervision and who has willfully violated a valid court order including, but not limited to, an order to appear before the court after having been properly served with a summons or an order issued by the court to appear before the court may be placed in secure detention. It requires runaway juveniles for other states, with or without a delinquent status, to be held in a detention facility in accordance with the Interstate Compact for Juveniles (Amended by House, Emergency Measure, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: / /    Emergency: Yes

Principal Authors: Downing, Tim (H); Paxton, Lonnie (S)

Status: S General Order Status Date: 04/11/2017

HB1922 Paraphrase: HB1922, by Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City, expands the scope of statement admissible in criminal and juvenile proceedings in the court made by children or incapacitated persons to include neglect.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Kannady, Chris (H)

Status: S Referred to Judiciary   Status Date: 03/27/2017

HB2281 Paraphrase: HB2281, by Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa and Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, modifies the penalties and fines associated with the unlawful delivery of goods, false personation, credit or debit card crimes, forged instruments or coins, larceny of lost property and theft of aircraft, automobile or construction equipment. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: O’Donnell, Terry (H); Treat, Greg (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/06/2017

HB2286 Paraphrase: HB2286, by Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa and Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, states the legislative intent in relation to the Pardon and Parole Board. It requires any person in the custody of the Department of Corrections must serve one-fourth of the sentence before the application of earned credits or any other type of credits, such that no credits shall have the effect of reducing the length of the sentence to less than one-fourth of the sentence imposed for crimes committed on or after July 1, 2017. The bill modifies eligibility requirements for Board members. It requires the Board to include an administrative parole dock to each district attorney in the state. The bill modifies parole eligibility for persons in the Department’s custody for a crime committed on or after July 1, 2017. It requires the Board to state on the record reasons for denying parole. It requires the Board to suggest a course of remediation for an inmate convicted of certain crimes outline therein if the inmate is denied parole. The bill requires the Board to consider provided information when determining the suitability of an inmate for parole. The bill requires a person in the custody of the Department whose parole consideration date is calculated therein, and is not serving a sentence of life imprisonment without parole or who is not convicted of an offense designated as a violent offense be eligible for administrative parole. It provides for administrative parole to be granted without a hearing if certain criteria is met. It provides procedures if such a person is granted parole. The bill requires parole eligibility for inmates described therein who is at least 50 years of age and has served at least ten years of their sentence. It provides exemptions. It requires programming and treatment ordered as conditions or stipulations for parole to be evidence-based. It requires the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to establish standards to ensure treatment provided to people involved in the criminal justice system as a component of their supervision plan or as part of any court-imposed sanction adheres to scientific research on recidivism reduction. It requires the Department to require that all public and private treatment programs meet these standards therein. It provides procedures for parole revocation. It modifies definitions to terms used therein. It modifies qualifications to the Electronic Monitoring Program. It modifies the conditions of the program. It provides the duties of the Department upon receiving an offender on parole. It requires the Department to have the authority to implement additional supervision requirements provided therein. The bill requires every offender on felony probation be eligible to earn discharge credits for compliance with the terms and conditions of probation supervision to reduce the term of supervision and the overall term of the sentence. It provides exemptions. It requires every provider responsible for the supervision of felony probationers, including the Department of Corrections, district attorneys and private supervision providers, to develop written policies and procedures necessary for the implementation of earned discharge credits for offenders on felony probation supervision. It requires every provider responsible for the supervision of felony probationers, including the Department of Corrections, district attorneys and private supervision providers, to maintain a record of credits earned by an offender. It requires every offender on parole supervision be eligible to earn discharge credits for compliance with the terms and conditions of parole supervision that reduce the offender’s term of supervision. It directs the Department of Corrections to develop a written policy, a procedure for the implementation of earned discharge credits and a record of credits earned by offenders. It allows the Department of Corrections to issue a certificate of rehabilitation to any person who meets the eligibility requirements. It provides requirements for the certification. It requires annual training for all parole and probation officers. It provides requirements for the training. It modifies the duties for supervising agencies upon receiving an offender on probation supervision. It requires the Department of Corrections to develop a matrix of sanctions and incentives to address behavior committed by parolees who are being supervised by the Department. It authorizes the Department to use a graduated response process based on the matrix to apply to any technical violations of the terms and conditions of parole. It requires the Department of Corrections to establish procedures to hear responses to technical violations and review sanction plans. It modifies the definition of the term “violent crimes.” The bill prohibits an individual from parole consideration if serving a sentence for a felony sex offense required to register to the Sex Offenders Registration Act, a sentence of death or life without the possibility of parole, or convicted of a crime which requires service of minimum percentage of sentence. (Amended by House, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: O’Donnell, Terry (H); Treat, Greg (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/12/2017

HB2290 Paraphrase: HB2290, by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha and Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, expands the parameters of drug court program objectives. It provides procedures for offenders upon the successful completion of drug court. It eliminates a section relating to revocation hearings as well as provisions allowing for the introduction of alternative treatment plans in lieu of revocation. (Amended by House)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Biggs, Scott (H); Treat, Greg (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/06/2017

HB2306 Paraphrase: HB2306, by Rep. Charles McCall, R-Atoka and Sen. Jason Smalley, R-Stroud, adds a $25 fee for issuing a subpoena for each person and a $25 fee for motions to enter. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title)

Effective Date: / /    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: McCall, Charles (H); Smalley, Jason (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 04/12/2017

 

SB0034 Paraphrase: SB0034, by Sen. Kimberly David, R-Porter and Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, prohibits lack of knowledge of the age of a human trafficking victim from constituting a defense to the human trafficking of a minor. (Passed by Senate and Engrossed to House)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: David, Kimberly (S); Biggs, Scott (H)

Status: Sent to Governor   Status Date: 04/18/2017

SB0217 Paraphrase: SB0217, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Mike Osburn, R-Edmond, requires the court on the day of pronouncing the judgment and sentence of a person who will be subject to the provisions of the Sex Offenders Registration Act, received a suspended sentence or any probationary term, including a deferred sentence, to order the offender to report to the local law enforcement authority in the municipality or county in which the offender resides and to report to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections probation and parole office in the district in which the offender resides. It requires the court clerk to transmit to the Sex and Violent Offenders Registration Unit of the Department of Corrections by facsimile, electronic mail or actual delivery of a certified copy of the judgment and sentence or plea paperwork, Summary of Facts and Sentence on Plea or Sentencing After Jury Trial Summary of Facts within three business days after the court orders the judgment and sentence. It clarifies language related to the requirement that the Department of Corrections conduct address verification every ninety 90 days if the offender has been determined to be a habitual or aggravated sex offender by the Department of Corrections or has been assigned a level assignment of three. It requires an offender to continue to comply with the reporting requirements the absence of receipt of the mailed verification form. The bill modifies reporting requirements between local law enforcement agencies and the Department of Corrections. It makes reporting as required as a violation of the Sex Offenders Registration Act. It requires any person subject to the provisions of the Sex Offenders Registration Act who resides with a minor child as the parent, stepparent or grandparent of the minor child, provided the minor child was not the victim of the offense for which the person is required to register, to provide to the Department of Human Services, within three days of intent to reside with a minor child, the name and date of birth of any and all minor children residing in the same household. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Osburn, Mike (H)

Status: H Engrossed   Status Date: 04/19/2017

SB0228 Paraphrase: SB0228, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Mark Lawson, R-Sapulpa, removes the requirement that the Office of Juvenile Affairs implement programs for establishment and continued operation of community intervention centers and instead directs OJA to certify community intervention centers that are established by one or more municipalities or one or more counties or juvenile bureaus pursuant to rules promulgated by the agency. The bill allows a municipality, county or juvenile bureau to enter into contracts or subcontracts with one or more service providers. It further requires OJA to notify a juvenile detention facility at least five days prior to a child’s 18th birthday that he or she will be remaining in the facility pending placement if the child in custody pending placement is court ordered to remain in custody until he or she reaches 19 years of age. The bill recognizes the OJA Board of Directors as the agency’s governing body. (Amended by Senate)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Lawson, Mark (H)

Status: S House Amendments – Read   Status Date: 04/17/2017

SB0249 Paraphrase: SB0249, by Sen. Anastasia Pittman, D-Oklahoma City, provides a definition for domestic sex trafficking of minors under state law. It defines it as a commercial sex act that is induced by force, fraud or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years of age. (Passed by Senate, Referred for Engrossment)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Pittman, Anastasia (S)

Status: H Refereed to Judiciary – Criminal Justice & Corrections   Status Date: 03/27/2017

SB0301 Paraphrase: SB0301, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, exempts a student who was in out-of-home placement with the Department of Human Services or the Office of Juvenile Affairs from certain requirements for participation in the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Echols, Jon (H)

Status: S House Amendments- Read   Status Date: 04/18/2017

SB0322 Paraphrase: SB0322, by Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle and Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, requires notice of review hearings be sent, via regular first-class mail, to the tribe of the Indian child unless the tribe is present at the time the review hearing is set and consents to the date of the review. It provides a tribe’s right to notice is not dependent on intervention into the case and the notice will be evidenced by filing a certificate of mailing prior to the review hearing. (Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Paxton, Lonnie (S); Biggs, Scott (H)

Status: Sent to Governor   Status Date: 04/18/2017

SB0603 Paraphrase: SB0603, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, modifies language related to the requirement that the Department of Corrections administer a needs and risk assessment for offenders. It requires the assessment include mental health and substance abuse screens. It exempts for any inmate who had a risk and needs assessment administered by personnel certified by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services within six months of being sentenced to the custody of the Department of Corrections. It requires the department to develop an individualized case plan based on the results of the assessment to guide an inmate’s rehabilitation while in the Department’s custody in order to reduce the likelihood of recidivism. It establishes requirements for the case plan. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 04/12/2017

SB0604 Paraphrase: SB0604, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, expands provisions of CLEET courses relating to domestic violence and stalking to include information on personal safety planning necessary at the pretrial stages of a potential criminal case.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 03/30/2017

SB0649 Paraphrase: SB0649, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, modifies all references from the State Penitentiary to the Department of Corrections when relating to the Elderly and Incapacitated Victim’s Protection Program. It prohibits a previous conviction for possession of a controlled dangerous substance or the equivalent law for possession of a controlled dangerous substance from any other jurisdiction may not be used to enhance certain punishments. It also establishes certain sentencing requirements. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H Engrossed   Status Date: 04/20/2017

SB0650 Paraphrase: SB0650, by Sen. Wayne Shaw, R-Grove and Rep. Ben Loring, D-Miami, modifies availability for persons authorized to file a motion for expungement by minimizing time limits for those convicted of a nonviolent felony offense from in the last 15 years to seven. It allows the petition to be made five years after the felony conviction has passed. It modifies the time period for those convicted of violent crimes from 20 years to 10 yers after the conviction has passed. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Shaw, Wayne (S); Loring, Ben (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 04/13/2017

SB0689 Paraphrase: SB0689, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, makes an offender sentenced to life without parole for an offense other than a violent crime who has served at least 10 years of the sentence in the custody of the Department of Corrections eligible for a modification of the sentence by the judge who originally imposed the sentence or revocation of probation or, if the sentencing judge is unavailable, another judge in the judicial district in which the sentence was rendered. It permits the court to modify the sentence upon a finding that the best interests of the public will not be jeopardized. It moves the requirement for the implementation of procedures and rules for methods of establishing payment plans of fines, costs, fees, and assessments by indigents from the Court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court. It requires they be based on income. It requires court to waive outstanding fines, court costs and fees if the offender has secured admission to and is enrolled in a state higher education institution, a technology center school or a workforce training program intended to expand further employment opportunities based on the equivalent value of the potential gross income of the offender as established by the minimum wage rate of the state upon the offender’s completion of each 40- hour work week. It requires the Supreme Court to establish a pilot financial obligation payment program, to last for a minimum of three years, with programs in at least one rural district and one urban district to determine whether offenders can make consistent payments of their court-ordered financial obligations for two years in exchange for a waiver of the remaining fines, fees and court costs. It establishes requirements for the program. It modifies certain definition. The bill adds specialized caseloads for repeat offenders, offenders with convictions for sex crimes, offenders with conviction for domestic violence offenses and offenders with diagnosed mental health needs to the types of varying levels of supervision by the Department of Corrections probation officers or another qualified supervision source and cognitive behavioral treatment and any other programming or treatment needs as identified based on the results of the risk and needs assessment in community sentencing programs. The bill limits the use of the LSI or other assessment to determine the appropriate sentence to be imposed that does not include incarceration and it prohibits use of the LSI or another assessment to impose a period of incarceration. It establishes requirements for community sentencing system administrators. It requires certain assessment for batterers. It requires the court to ensure that all supervision providers that supervise persons use the sanctions and incentives process established by statute in order to respond to probationer behavior. It requires every person on probation supervision, except a person convicted of certain violent offenses, be eligible to earn discharge credits that reduce the period of supervision and the term of sentence of the person for compliance with the terms and conditions of supervision. It permits any person who has been ordered by the court to pay a fine, court cost, fee or assessment or any combination to request a hearing to establish a payment plan to be determined by assessing the discretionary income of the person. It establishes criteria for making the determination. It reduces from 20 days to 10 days after the entry of the plea of not guilty to the petition, unless waived by both the state and the defendant for a hearing on a petition setting forth the grounds for such revocation is filed by the district attorney with the clerk of the sentencing court and competent evidence justifying the revocation of the suspended sentence. It grants a district attorney 60 days from the date of the application for revocation to file a petition if the alleged violation is for technical violation of the terms and conditions of probation. It permits a probation officer to recommend revocation of an offender’s probation to a hearing officer of the Department of Corrections or an appropriate supervising authority if the severity of the violation warrants or the graduated use of sanctions has been exhausted and the noncompliant behavior has continued. It establishes the failure of an offender to pay fines and costs, excluding restitution, may not serve as a basis for revocation, absent a finding by the probation officer of willful nonpayment by the offender. It clarifies various language. It requires the court to provide notice of the hearing prior to a sentence modification and requires a notice to be given to the victim or representative of the victim and all for an opportunity for the victim to provide testimony at the hearing. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H Engrossed   Status Date: 04/20/2017

SB0727 Paraphrase: SB0727, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore, reduces the age at which the Department of Human Services is required to provide each youth in its custody a copy of their credit report from 14 years or older. It exempts a foster parent who is acting in good faith and pursuant to the reasonable and prudent parent standard from being liable for property damage or injuries caused by the child or injuries to the child placed in his or her care when the child engages in appropriate activities and such damage or injuries results from the inherent risks typically associated with such activities. It provides it does not prevent or limit the liability of a foster parent if the foster parent commits an act or omission that constitutes willful or wanton disregard for the safety of the child or other persons or their property, and that act or omission caused the damage or injuries. It requires an annual report be provided by the Department to the Governor, President Pro Tempore, Speaker and Oklahoma Supreme Court. It provides required materials to be included in said report. It updates foster parent’s rights. (Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Ownbey, Pat (H)

Status: S House Amendments – Read   Status Date: 04/19/2017

SB0765 Paraphrase: SB0765, by Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, makes it unlawful for a person under 18 years of age to use any tanning device of any tanning facility. The bill defines applicable terms. It exempts any physician who is duly licensed to practice medicine and who uses or prescribes to be used a phototherapy device with respect to a patient of any age in the practice of medicine. It requires the owner, lessee or operator of a tanning facility to post in a conspicuous place in each tanning facility owned, leased or operated by that person a notice, available on the State Department of Health’s website, that states all of the following: it is unlawful for a tanning facility or operator to allow a person under 18 years of age to use any tanning device; that a tanning facility or operator that violates one or more provisions of this section may be subject to a civil penalty; that an individual may report a violation of one or more provisions of this section to the local law enforcement agency; and that health risks associated with tanning include but are not limited to skin cancer, premature aging of skin, burns to the skin and adverse reactions to certain medications, foods and cosmetics.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Yen, Ervin (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 04/13/2017

SB0786 Paraphrase: SB0786, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Ben Loring, D-Miami, provides that every person who breaks and enters on any commercial or residential property or any room, booth, tent, railroad car, automobile, truck, trailer or vessel of another, in which any property is kept, with intent to steal any property therein or to commit any felony, is guilty of burglary in the third degree. The bill establishes a penalty for burglary in the third degree.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); Loring, Ben (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 04/12/2017

SB0793 Paraphrase: SB0793, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City and Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, creates the Corrections and Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force and provides for membership. The bill tasks the committee with tracking implementation and assessing outcomes from the Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force report of January 2017. It directs the task force to prepare and submit an annual report no later than the first day of the second full week of each regular session of the Legislature on outcomes and performance measures to the Legislature, Governor and Presiding Judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals. It specifies the contents of the report. It requires the Oversight Task Force to use clerical and professional employees of the Department of Corrections. The bill encourages the task force to apply for and may expend grants, gifts or federal funds it receives from other sources to carry out its duties and responsibilities. The bill also directs DOC to collect specified information on certain crimes. (Emergency Measure)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: Yes

Principal Authors: Treat, Greg (S); O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H Engrossed   Status Date: 04/20/2017

SB0826 Paraphrase: SB0826, by Sen. Anastasia Pittman, D-Oklahoma City and Rep. Mark Lepak, R-Claremore, creates a task force to research the consideration of creating a partnership between the Department of Corrections, the Oklahoma prison system and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education in order to provide education opportunities for individuals incarcerated offenders once they are released from prison. It provides for task force membership. It provides for meetings, achieving a quorum and subjects the task force to the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. It prohibits members from receiving compensation or travel reimbursement. It provides for staffing by the Senate. It requires a report by the task force be submitted to the Governor, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. (Amended by House, Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Stricken enacting clause)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Pittman, Anastasia (S); Lepak, Mark (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 04/05/2017

SJR0046 Paraphrase: SJR0046, by Sen. Anthony Sykes, R-Moore and Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, proposes a vote of the people on a constitutional amendment that expands the rights of crime victims. It requires crime victims to be informed of their rights. It requires courts to enforce these rights. (Amended by Senate, Constitutional Amendment)

Effective Date: / /    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Sykes, Anthony (S); Biggs, Scott (H)

Status: Secretary of State   Status Date: 04/05/2017

 

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