• The Senate met briefly Monday, before joining
the House of Representatives in joint session for the governor’s
state of the state address.
Tuesday, February 4
• The Senate met Tuesday, but took no action on bills.
-SB 1329 by Sen. Ron Sharp, modifies definitions relating to the Small Employer Quality Jobs Incentive Act.
-SB 1721 by Sen. Clark Jolley, extends the expiration date of the Compete With Canada Film Act.
-SB 1722 by Sen. Clark Jolley, amends language relating to the Oklahoma Quality Events Incentive Act.
-SB 1723 by Sen. Clark Jolley, eliminates the expiration date of certain deductions for members of the Armed Forces.
• The House met briefly Tuesday, approving the following resolution.
-HR 1037 by Rep. Pam Peterson, establishes an order of
business for the House of Representatives for the second session of
the 54th Oklahoma Legislature.
• House committees approved a number of bills Tuesday, including the following.
-HB 2070 by Rep. Dan Fisher, creates the Protection of Human Life Act.
-HB 2685 by Rep. Randy Grau, modifies language relating to abortion.
Wednesday, February 5
• The Senate met Wednesday, but approved no legislation.
• Senate committees met Wednesday, approving a number of measures including the following.
-SB 1449 by Sen. A.J. Griffin, modifies language relating to the management, operation, and use of children's shelters.
-SB 1451 by Sen. Ron Sharp, requires the Department of Human Services to obtain approval of the Legislature prior to any modification of the eleven area agencies.
-HR 1038 by Rep. Mike Reynolds, recognizes February 5, 2014, as Rose Day 2014 at the State Capitol.
• House committees met Wednesday, approving several measures including the following.
-HB 2372 by Rep. John Trebilcock, prohibits an employing entity from requesting, requiring, or forcing a current or prospective employee to disclose or access his or her social media account.
-HB 2624 by Rep. Randy McDaniel, creates the Pension Responsibility Act.
Thursday, February 6
• The Senate met Thursday, approving the following