2018 Interim Studies

Although these requests for interim studies have been assigned to the following committees,

it is at the discretion of each respective chair whether to hold a study.

Meeting Date & Time

Number

Presentation & Reports

Requestor

Joint Requestor

Interim Study Title

Subject

Committee

Staff Assignment (lead*)

10/10/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Twelfth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

10/3/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Eleventh Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
09/26/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Tenth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

9/19/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Ninth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
9/12/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Eight Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

9/05/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

Seventh Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
8/29/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Sixth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

8/22/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

Fifth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
8/15/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Fourth Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

8/08/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

Third Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
8/01/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

  Second Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

 

 

 

7/25/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

First Meeting

Available

Working Group

 

Study of Medical Marijuana

     
10/16/2018               3:00 p.m.  Room 535

18-01

Available

Allen

 

Study on Third Party CDL Examiners

The study will examine the successful implementation of 3rd party CDL testing models in other states.

Transportation

Jason Deal*, Chris Turner, Mary Savuto

 

18-02

Not Available

Daniels

 

Study on Flawed Forensic Scientific Evidence & Wrongful Convictions in Oklahoma

This study will closely examine wrongful convictions based on flawed science that have already been revealed, learn about state efforts to identify other possible wrongful convictions based on flawed science, assess Oklahoma’s current legal framework for introducing forensic evidence at trial and post-conviction, and learn how other states have addressed this issue.

Judiciary

Tracy Kersey*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Andrea Gaylord

10/11/2018               9:30 a.m.  Room 230

18-03

Available

David

 

Study of Agency Land Acquisition

This study will examine whether state agencies should purchase or lease additional land.

General Government

Matt Glanville*, Lori Block, Jason Deal, Linda Oden

 

18-04

Not Available

Dossett

 

Study of Child Custody and Parental Visitation

The study will examine current law  as well as possible adjustments related to child custody and parental access.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Tracy Kersey, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

9/27/2018               10:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-05

Available

Dossett

 

Study on Vaping

This study will examine the health effects of vaping.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

10/4/2018               1:00 p.m.  Room 535

18-06

Available

Dossett

 

Study on Oklahoma Veterans Suicide Rate

The study will examine the suicide rate among veterans in Oklahoma and how state agencies and private entities/non-profits are tackling the issue.

Veterans

Matt Glanville*, Lori Block, Will Robinson, Kaycee Valencia

9/13/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-07

Available

Ikley-Freeman

 

Study of SB1435

This study will examine creating a formalized appeals process for students when considering alternative forms of discipline in Oklahoma's schools.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

 

18-08

Not Available

Ikley-Freeman

 

Study of Oklahoma's Mental Health Courts

This study will examine Oklahoma's Mental Health Court system and how it can address the needs of the estimated 12,600 offenders who have a mental health issue.

Judiciary

Tracy Kersey*, Parker Wise, Will Robinson, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-09

Not Available

Ikley-Freeman

 

Study of Prison Re-Entry Programs in Oklahoma

This study will examine what steps the state can take to lower recidivism.

Public Safety

Becky Gooch*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-10

Not Available

Ikley-Freeman

 

Study on Implementation of the Governor's Justice Reform Task Force Recommendations

This study will track the state's implementation of the Governor's Reform Task Force and what steps have been taken to reverse Oklahoma's prison population growth.

Public Safety

Becky Gooch*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-11

Not Available

Ikley-Freeman

 

Study of Mental Health and Police Relations

This study will examine what role the state can play in assisting its citizens and local communities with this public safety epidemic.

Public Safety

Becky Gooch*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Will Robinson, Andrea Gaylord

10/16/2018               1:30 p.m.  Room 535

18-12

Available

Jech

 

Study of Truck Platooning

This study will examine the pros and cons of legalizing Truck Platooning in the State of Oklahoma.

Transportation

Jason Deal*, Chris Turner, Mary Savuto

 

18-13

CANCELLED

Matthews

 

Study on HB2131: Tourism Investment Enhancements

This study will examine adapting the current HB2131 tourism construction tax credit to fit projects in Tulsa underserved area development of Hotel, Historic & Retail Development.

Business, Commerce & Tourism

Nancy Pellow*, Chris Turner, Quinten Dilbeck, Mary Savuto

 

18-14

Not Available

Matthews

 

Study on Suicide Prevention Best Practices

This study will identify best practices nationwide related to reducing suicides and ways we can expand or implement them to reduce the suicide rates in our state.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-15

Not Available

Matthews

 

Study on 1st Step Male Diversion: Pay for Success

This study will examine modeling current Pay for Success-legislation (SB1278) to create the same benefit for males.

Public Safety

Becky Gooch*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-16

Not Available

McCortney

 

Study of the National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program

This study will examine the health care worker shortage in Oklahoma, assess the program's ability and impact support and impact of current loan repayment and other recruitment and retention programs, coordination between state and federal programs, and the economic impact of these programs.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

9/20/2018               9:30 a.m.  Room 535

18-17

Available

McCortney and Floyd

 

Study on Adverse Childhood Experiences

This study will begin the work of the ACE Task Force created in SB 1517.  

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

10/24/2018               1:00 p.m.  Room 535

18-18

Available

Murdock

 

Study of Hunting and Fishing Licenses

This comprehensive study will examine all hunting and fishing licenses in the state.

Agriculture and Wildlife

Quinten Dilbeck*, Parker Wise, Linda Oden

11/8/2018               1:00 p.m.  Room 535

18-19

Available

Murdock

 

Study of Tamarisk and Eastern Red Cedar (Joint Study)

This joint study will examine the effects of tamarisk and eastern red cedar on streamflow in the North Canadian River and its tributaries and the impact on Fort Supply and Canton Lakes as well as municipal water supplies.

Agriculture and Wildlife

Quinten Dilbeck*, Parker Wise, Linda Oden

10/23/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-20

      Available

Murdock

 

Study of Energy Taxation

This study will examine how energy is taxed in the state and the economic impact of said policies.

Appropriations

Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Anthony Sammons, Liz Park-Capron

9/27/2018               10:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-21

      Available

Pugh

 

Study to Attract and Retain Neurologists, Gerontologists and Neuro-Psychologists

This study will examine how the state can attract and retain neurologists, gerontologists, and neuro-psychologists into the state as well as examine best practices in other states.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

 

18-22

Not Available

Pugh

 

Study of Autonomous Vehicles in Oklahoma

This study will examine the state of autonomous vehicles in Oklahoma.

Transportation

Jason Deal*, Chris Turner, Mary Savuto

10/24/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 419c

18-23

Available

Rader

 

Study on Aquifer Recharging

This study will explore recharge affects with respect to time as well as to  streams and springs;  flow; quality; and the number of acres of land owned by the State of Oklahoma of certain aquifers that are mostly, if not all, within the boundaries of the state. 

Appropriations

Quinten Dilbeck*, Cate Brantley, Matt Duehning, Liz Park-Capron

10/23/2018               1:00 p.m.  Room 419b-c

18-24

Available

Rader

 

Study of Enhancing Sales Tax Collections

This study will explore how the State can determine the extent of uncollected taxes, how best to recover and discover revenue owed  and look at other opportunities.

Appropriations

Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Anthony Sammons, Liz Park-Capron

10/11/2018               9:30 a.m.  Room 230

18-25

Available

Scott

 

Study on Wildlife Land Acquisition (Joint Study)

This study will determine if the Wildlife Department should acquire more land  or lease land in the future 

Agriculture and Wildlife

Matt Glanville*, Lori Block, Jason Deal, Linda Oden

9/20/2018               9:30 a.m.  Room 535

18-26

Available

Scott

 

Study for the Licensure of Radiologic Technologists

The study will examine creating a create a licensing framework and process, including educational requirements, for radiologic technologists.

Health and Human Services

David Crall*, Will Robinson, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

9/25/2018               8:30 a.m.  Room 535

18-27

Available

Sharp

 

Study on the Funding Formula for Virtual & Brick and Mortar Schools

The study will compare revenue sources and expenditures for all charter schools with traditional public schools.

Appropriations

Leigh Garrison*, Erin Boeckman, Chris Turner, Liz Park-Capron

9/11/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-28

Available

Sharp

 

Study on Classification Reform for OSSAA Members

The study will examine selected variables (student financial assistance and selective admissions) which may result in inequitable class success for both public and private member schools.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

 

18-29

Not Available

Shaw

 

Study of Teacher Mentoring

This study will examine using skilled teachers to mentor the new teachers for effective teaching

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

10/4/2018               1:30 p.m.  Room   230

18-30

Available

Shaw

 

Study on Law Enforcement Video Storage and Retention

This study will examine law enforcement's responsibility to retain recorded videos and how to pay for the storage.

General Government

Matt Glanville*, Becky Gooch, Lori Block, Caden Cleveland, Linda Oden

 

18-31

Not Available

Shaw

 

Study on Law Enforcement ADA Training

This study will examine the benefits of teaching law enforcement officers how to be better equipped to deal with persons with disabilities.

Public Safety

Becky Gooch*, Parker Wise, Caden Cleveland, Andrea Gaylord

9/18/2018               1:30 p.m.  Room 535

18-32

Available

Simpson

 

Study of Telecommunication Services for Deaf Elderly

This study will examine providing adequate funding for services for deaf and hard of hearing seniors.

Business, Commerce & Tourism

Nancy Pellow*, Chris Turner, Quinten Dilbeck, Mary Savuto

 

18-33

Not Available

Simpson

 

Study of LEAP for Deaf Children

This study will examine learning for deaf children and early childhood intervention.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

9/18/2018               9:00 a.m. Room 535

18-34

Available

Smalley

 

Study on the Work-Based Learning Initiative

This study will examine what needs to be done to ensure foundational skills for the work-based learning initiative.

Business, Commerce & Tourism

Nancy Pellow*, Chris Turner, Quinten Dilbeck, Mary Savuto

 

18-35

Not Available

Sparks

 

Study on SQ 800

This study will examine the creation of a new trust fund, called the Oklahoma Vision Fund. The fund will consist of legislative appropriations, deposits from other sources, and investment income. Additionally, 5% of revenues from GPT on oil and gas will be deposited annually into the fund with a 0.2% increase each year.

Appropriations

Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Anthony Sammons, Liz Park-Capron

9/25/2018               8:30 a.m.  Room 535

18-36

CANCELLED

Standridge

 

Study on School Bonding Flexibility Based on State Assets

This study will examine school bonding flexibility.

Appropriations

Leigh Garrison*, Erin Boeckman, Chris Turner, Liz Park-Capron

9/10/2018               1:30 p.m.  Room 535

18-37

Available

Standridge

 

Study on Workforce Development

This study will examine the feasibility of combining all federal employment and training dollars that come to the state under one state organization.

Business, Commerce & Tourism

Nancy Pellow*, Chris Turner, Quinten Dilbeck, Mary Savuto

9/11/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-38

Available

Standridge

 

Study on School Bullying

This study will examine the growing problem of bullying in Oklahoman schools.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

9/11/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-39

Available

Standridge

 

Study on Innovation in Education

This study will examine all innovation in education. This includes public, traditional and charter schools.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

9/25/2018               8:30 a.m.  Room 535

18-40

Available

Stanislawski

 

Study on Equitable Funding of Charter Schools.

The study will examine the State's funding of Oklahoman Charter Schools

Appropriations

Leigh Garrison*, Erin Boeckman, Chris Turner, Liz Park-Capron

9/13/2018               9:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-41

Available

Stanislawski

 

Study on Virtual Charter School Performance

The study will examine school transfer policies, graduation rates, ability to meet the needs of parents/students, and possibly other additional items.

Education

Erin Boeckman*, Chris Turner, Leigh Garrison, Kaycee Valencia

 

18-42

CANCELLED

Thompson

 

Study on Transitioning from Supplemental Financial Systems to CORE

This study will examine moving all agencies off supplemental financial systems on to CORE.

Appropriations

Anthony Sammons*, Amy Coulter, Lori Block, Liz Park-Capron

10/25/2018               10:00 a.m.  Room 535

18-43

Available

Treat

 

Study on the Creation of an Accountability Office within the Legislature

This study will examine the creation of a new Accountability Office in the Legislature. The purpose of the Office will be to assist the Legislature in performing its constitutional and statutory function of ensuring government funds are expended in a fiscally responsible manner.

Rules

Caroline Dennis*, Matt Duehning, Anthony Sammons, Amy Coulter, Kaycee Valencia