Opposite Chamber

The following is a list of bills still moving during the 2016 State Legislative Session.  These bills have already been heard by the Chamber of Origin (HB's in the House and SB's in the Senate) and have now been sent to the Opposite Chamber for their consideration (HB's are in the Senate and SB's are in the House).  Consult our blog or our email alerts for the current status of the bills.

House Bills
  • HJR1009 (Fisher/Silk) - OK2A-Action's proposed amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution.  To learn more, go here .
  • HB2427 (Kern/Dahm) - Clean-up bill dealing with the definitions of pistols and handguns.
  • HB2834 (Echols/Dahm) - Protects individuals in a self-defense situation from being charged with felony pointing.
  • HB3098 (J Coody/Brecheen) - Unlicensed Open Carry.

Senate Bills
  • SB1057 (Fry/Calvey) - Closes loophole cities have used to ban the otherwise legal carrying of firearms during city festivals.
  • SB1142 (Dahm/S Roberts) - Restricts Game Wardens from entering private property based solely on the mere discharge of a firearm.
  • SB1159 (Dahm/Jordan) - Repeals restrictions against carrying certain typse of knives.
  • SB1185 (David/Derby) - Clean-up bill dealing with reciprocity issues.

Non-2A Bills
OK2A-Action Supported Bills:
  • HB3162 (Hickman/Bingman) - Restructures the duties of the Judicial Nominating Committee.

OK2A-Action Opposed Bills:
  • SJR30 (Bingman/Grau) - Restricts the Legislature from hearing policy bills (such as Second Amendment legislation) on election years.

OK2A-Action requested bills are in bold type.
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Introduced Bills

The following bills have been introduced for consideration during the 2016 Legislative Session.  As soon as bill numbers are announced and bills are assigned to committee, we will update the list with that information.  We will also link the bill number to the State Legislature's website as soon as possible.  An asterisk (*) indicates the bill is an OK2A-Action request bill.
  • HB2933* - McCullough - Remove non-secured state and local government buildings from prohibited places list
  • HB2859* - Roberts, S - Game Wardens prohibited from entering private property without probabl cause
  • HB* - Jordan - Business owners rights
  • HB3053* - Kern - Bus Carry
  • HB2998* - Moore - Bus Carry
  • HB3057* - Newell - State preemption
  • HB2266* - Faught - Immunity from liability for public colleges and universities
  • HB2834* - Echols - Remove penalty for pointing firearm for self-defense
  • HB3098* - Coody, J - Constitutional Carry
  • HB* - Wood - Reciprocity
  • HB2660* - Murdock - Allow long guns to be left in locked vehicle on school parking lots
  • HB2427* - Kern - Clarification of definitions of handguns and barrel length
  • HB3054* - Kern - Allow long guns to be left in locked vehicles on school parking lots
 
  • SJR* - Silk - Amendment to Oklahoma Constitution
  • SB886* - Brecheen - SDA handgun licensing process overhaul
  • SB1015* - Silk - Remove non-secured state and local government building from prohibitied places list
  • SB978* - Loveless - Game Wardens prohibited from entering private property without probable cause
  • SB1142* - Dahm - Game Wardens prohibited from entering private property without probably cause
  • SB1079* - Silk - Business owners rights
  • SB1089* - Dahm - Business owners rights
  • SB1057* - Fry - Immunity for local government for local events and festivals
  • SB1143* - Dahm - Campus Carry
  • SB980* - Silk - Car Carry
  • SB1158* - Dahm - Car Carry
  • SB* - Silk - Capital Carry
  • SB* - Silk - Non-secured buildings and Capitol Carry
  • SB1081* - Brecheen - Constitutional Carry
  • SB1160* - Dahm - Unlicensed open carry
  • SB1185* - David - Reciprocity
  • SB1184* - David - Immunity for county governments
  • SB* - Dahm - State preemption
  • SB913 - Simpson - National Guard members allowed to carry on state property
 
Bills OK2A-Action opposes:
  • SB1009 - Matthews - this bill would water down the Stand Your Ground Law
  • SB1347 - Barrington - OKC Chamber bill ( see blog for details ) NOTE: Sen Barrignton has agreed to meet with OK2A-Action about this bill and seems willing to work with us to remove portions of the bill.  We will post information about this meeting when available.
  • HB2986 - Christian - OKC Chamber bill (same as SB1347)
 
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Active 2015 Bills

Bills filed on odd numbered years that are not voted down remain active for the session the following year.  Below is a list of bills that remain active from last year's Legislative Session.  An asterisk (*) indicates the bill is an OK2A-Action requested bill.
  • HJR1009 * - Fisher - Amendment to Oklahoma Constitution
  • HB1936 * - Calvey - SDA hangun licensing process overhaul
  • HB1143 * - Faught - Campus Carry
  • HB1264 * - Walker - Reciprocity
  • HB1265 * - Walker - Immunity from liability for private colleges and universities
  • HB1324 * - Bennett - Capitol Carry
  • HB1325 * - Bennett - Car Carry
  • HB1478 * - Wood - Prohibiting police from disarming citizen on private property without cause
 
  • SB19 * - Loveless - Bus Carry
  • SB89 * - Silk - Allow long guns to be left in locked vehicle on school parking lots
  • SB212 * - Griffin - Immunity from liability for public colleges and universities
  • SB461 * - Dahm - Omnibus Bill (includes: Capitol Carry, Car Carry, Campus Carry, Removal of non-secured buildings from prohibited places list, private college immunity)
  • SB718 - Sykes - Campus Carry
 
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Legislative Calendar

Session Convenes: Monday, February 1
 
Deadline for Bills to be heard in Chamber of Origin: Thursday, March 10
 
Deadline for Bills to be heard in Opposite Chamber: Thursday, April 21
 
Sine Die ADjournment: Friday, May 27 by 5:00 pm
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