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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mobile home parks’

Capitol week in review … (April 30-May 4) (access required)

We may have our first interim study subject lined up for this year—workers’ compensation reform. Sound familiar? House Speaker Kris Steele thinks it’s ripe for another go ‘round. Well, maybe not another massive redrafting of Title 85 (that’s where workers’ comp lives, in the law books). This one would center on whether Oklahoma should join Texas, the only state that …

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Expanded ‘Good Samaritan’ shelter measure heads for Fallin’s desk—House Dems criticize earlier veto (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin will soon find on her desk lawmakers’ resolution of an issue that has prompted heated debate from Democrats every time it has come before the House—in fact, “resolution” may be an optimistic term for the final version of HB 2419, or at least for how it came to the House floor.

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Politics or policy? Fallin survives first veto override attempt (access required)

After considerable House debate about policy v. politics, Republican Gov. Mary Fallin survived the first attempt to override one of her vetoes Tuesday. Democratic Rep. Eric Proctor’s motion failed on a vote of 47-50. Of the 47 yes votes, 15 were cast by Republicans. To succeed and move the effort to the Senate, the motion needed to achieve 68 yes votes—two thirds—in the House.

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Quick Take: Fallin survives first attempt to override veto (access required)

After much often-passionate debate about policy v. politics,  Gov. Mary Fallin survived the first attempt in either legislative house to override one of her vetoes Tuesday. At issue: HB 2296, which would exempt mobile home park operators from civil liability if they allow residents to ride out tornadoes and other storms in the park office.

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