2016 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.

Number Presentation & Reports Requestor Joint Requestor Interim Study Title Subject Committee Staff Assignment (lead*)

16-01

Not Available Allen No Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Bringing all size and weight enforcement, scale operations, and ports of Entry under the management of DPS. Transportation Jason Deal*, Chris Turner, Mary Savuto

16-02

Available

Matthews No Urban Gardens Teaching urban youth to grow and sell produce in food deserts. Agriculture Quinten Dilbeck*, Judy King, Mary Savuto

16-03

Available

Matthews No Teacher pay and student loans Examines the feasibility of decreasing student loan debt and increasing pay for teachers. Education Erin Boeckman*, Leigh Garrison, Chris Turner, Kaycee Valencia

16-04

Available

Matthews No Reinstating uncompensated care fund Studies the feasibility of reinstating uncompensated care fund. Prioritizing by need. Health Anthony Sammons*, Austin Marshall, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

16-05

Available Standridge Cleveland Personal Credit and Car Premiums Examines the practice of insurance companies using personal credit scores to determine car insurance premiums. Insurance Cate Brantley*, Chris Turner, Quinten Dilbeck, Andrea Gaylord

16-06

Not Available

Shaw Lepak Restoring Professional Licenses While Protecting the Public Study examining the restoration of professional licenses while protecting the public. Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-07

 Available

Holt No Benefit Corporations Study examining the feasibility on creating a law allowing the establishment of benefit corporations. Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-08

Available

Simpson No Heartland Flyer Examines the subsidy for operation, economic impact, operating schedule, Texas funding, ridership, and future investment. Transportation Jason Deal*, Chris Turner, Mary Savuto

16-09

Not Available

Simpson No Feral Swine Eradication Examines agency oversight, property owner guidelines, permitting, authorization to hunt, and agency rules associated with eradication of feral swine. Agriculture Quinten Dilbeck*, Judy King, Mary Savuto

16-10

Not Available

Silk No Abortion Statutes Examination Examines the definitions of “Protecting the life of the mother exceptions” and “the definition of life” Health Austin Marshall*, Anthony Sammons, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

16-11

Available

Holt No Innocence Project OKC Law Assesses current eyewitness ID policies, identify resources to assist law enforcement, and recommend ways to effectuate best practices. Judiciary Tracy Kersey*, Judy King, Andrea Gaylord

16-12

Available

Marlatt Thompson Examining TSET Study Examining TSET General Government Matt Glanville*, Matt Duehning, Anthony Sammons, Linda Oden

16-13

Not Available

Fields No Rural Fire/Rural Water Study on Rural Fire/Water Agriculture Quinten Dilbeck*, Judy King, Mary Savuto

16-14

Not Available Simpson No Mining Pit Water Disposal and Aquifer Recharge Study on Mining pit water disposal and aquifer recharge. Energy Matt Duehning*, Quinten Dilbeck, Linda Oden

16-15

Available

Fields Wright Encourage Economic Growth Examines how the State of Oklahoma can positively attract and encourage growth, diversification and recruitment of new business and industry Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-16

Not Available Newberry No Solutions to North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC Examines regulatory board composition. Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-17

Not Available

Dossett No Paid Leave for Oklahomans Examines expanding Paid Leave eligibility, outcomes for states implementing various practices of paid leave, and how to tailor paid leave for Oklahoma's needs. Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-18

Not Available Sharp No  Statewide Public Schools Interactive Education Curriculum Program Explores the future of the Statewide Public Schools Interactive Education Curriculum Program. Education Erin Boeckman*, Leigh Garrison, Chris Turner, Kaycee Valencia

16-19

Not Available

Sharp No Possible Oklahoma Revenue Sources: The Flat Income Tax and the Motor Fuel Tax. Examines using the Flat Income tax and Motor Fuel Tax as new sources of revenue. Appropriations Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Randy Dowell, Liz Park-Capron

16-20

Not Available

Bass No Cost-Saving Measures with the DOC Examines the implementation of cost saving measures for the Department of Corrections. Looks at "best practices" in other states. Public Safety Will Robinson*, Becky Haliburton, Judy King, Kaycee Valencia

16-21

Available

David Rogers Oklahoma State Employee insurance plans Conducts an overview of Oklahoma State Employee insurance plans, rates and regulations. Also examines other options state employees can explore. Insurance Cate Brantley*, Chris Turner, Jason Deal, Andrea Gaylord

16-22

Available

Simpson No Oklahoma Drones Vic Bird (Aeronautics Commission) UAS FAA Part 107 rules and their regulation Public Safety Jason Deal*, Becky Haliburton, Judy King, Kaycee Valencia

16-23

Not Available

Loveless No Civil Asset Forfeiture How policymakers and law enforcement leaders can craft reform legislation to protect property owners without hindering law enforcement efforts. Appropriations Tracy Kersey*, Judy King, Will Robinson, Liz Park-Capron

16-24

Not Available

Loveless No Equal Pay for Equal Work Study examining possible solutions to closing the gender pay gap. Business & Commerce Nancy Pellow*, Anthony Sammons, Mary Savuto

16-25

Available

Loveless No Sexual Predators in our Classrooms Examines the successes of SB 711 and whether further measures are needed to protect students. Education Erin Boeckman*, Leigh Garrison, Chris Turner, Kaycee Valencia

16-26

Available

Griffin No Innovations in Social Services A study that will discuss ideas to more efficiently serve families, the elderly, those with disabilities and vulnerable children utilizing collaborative approaches from around the state and country. Health Austin Marshall*, Anthony Sammons, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

16-27

Available

Griffin No Child Abuse Registry A study examining the feasibility, cost , and constitutionality of establishing a registry of those accused of abusing and neglecting children in their care. Health Austin Marshall*, Anthony Sammons, Lori Block, Andrea Gaylord

16-28

Available

Thompson No OMES IT Cost Evaluation Study examining OMES IT cost evaluation. General Government Matt Glanville*, Matt Duehning, Jason Deal, Linda Oden

16-29

Available

Stanislawski No Concurrent Enrollment for High School Students The study will include areas such as, availability for high school students throughout the state, credit transferability, cost to the student or colleges, scholarship opportunities, OSDE funding formula weights and integration with the A-F report card. Education Erin Boeckman*, Leigh Garrison, Chris Turner, Kaycee Valencia

16-30

Not Available

Treat No Tax Credit Obligations Owed by the State of Oklahoma Study examining tax credit obligations owed by the state of Oklahoma. Appropriations Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Randy Dowell, Liz Park-Capron

16-31

Not Available

Floyd No Review of the Current System in Oklahoma for Providing Guardians ad Litem in Divorce and Domestic Violence Cases Study reviewing the current system in Oklahoma for providing guardians ad Litem in divorce and domestic violence cases. Judiciary Tracy Kersey*, Judy King, Andrea Gaylord
16-32 Not Available Floyd No Monetary and Nonmonetary Ramifications of Filing Unconstitutional Legislation in Oklahoma Study examining the monetary and nonmonetary ramifications of filing unconstitutional legislation in Oklahoma. Appropriations Randy Dowell*, Matt Duehning, Liz Park-Capron

16-33

Not Available

Sparks Holt Study Regarding Long-Term Strategy for Replacing Revenue Currently Provided by Oil and Gas Extraction Study examining the long-term strategy for replacing revenue provided by oil and gas extraction. Appropriations Joanie Raff*, Cheryl Purvis, Randy Dowell, Liz Park-Capron

16-34

Not Available

Sparks No Study Legislature's Ongoing Efforts to Limit "Local Control" Study examining the Legislature's ongoing efforts to limit "local control." General Government Matt Glanville*, Matt Duehning, Jason Deal, Linda Oden

16-35

Not Available

Sparks No Study Use of Fees, Licenses, and Permits as Revenue Generation for the State Studies the use of fees, licenses, and permits as revenue generators for the state. Appropriations Anthony Sammons*, Liz Park-Capron

16-36

Not Available

Bass No Oklahoma Tribal Tags and Insurance Verification Study on insurance verification and  Oklahoma Tribal Tags Public Safety Becky Haliburton*, Joanie Raff, Cheryl Purvis, Judy King, Kaycee Valencia

16-37

Not Available

Shortey No Law Enforcement Consolidation Study examining possible avenues to consolidate Oklahoma's state law enforcement branches. Appropriations Becky Haliburton*, Judy King, Will Robinson, Liz Park-Capron