Tag Archives: SB 862

Fallin signs lawsuit-reform package; bipartisan senators see lawsuit ahead (access required)

Hailing it as a way to boost the state’s economy and attract and retain doctors while ensuring injured Oklahomans are compensated, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a three-bill lawsuit reform package Tuesday afternoon. At the same time, several lawmakers from both ...

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Bill eliminating joint and several liability one step closer to becoming law (access required)

A key measure on the Republican leadership’s lawsuit-reform agenda took a major stride toward Gov. Mary Fallin’s desk Tuesday morning, when House members voted 64-32 to pass SB 862. House Majority Floor Leader Daniel Sullivan, R-Tulsa, said the bill would ...

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Capitol week in review (March 21-25) (access required)

After a previous week of racing toward their first-house floor deadline, state representatives and senators took it easy this week, by comparison, with little floor activity as each house begins its consideration of the other’s bills in committee. Although some ...

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