Okla. legislators enter last day for chamber bills - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Okla. legislators enter last day for chamber bills

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Oklahoma's state representatives and senators are set to enter the final day to hear bills in their original chamber, resetting the stage for the rest of this year's session.

Thursday is the deadline for the House to hear House bills and the Senate to hear Senate bills. Only those proposals that have been approved by Thursday are likely to advance to the other chamber, moving one step closer to becoming law.

The bills that survive include proposals to allow commercial horse slaughter within the state, a bill to allow districts to let teachers carry guns and a largely symbolic, so-called ``nullification'' bill against the federal Affordable Care Act.

A proposal to let cities boost their non-smoking ordinances on public property was among those that didn't make the cut.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:30 AM EST2017-11-20 08:30:29 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:21 AM EST2017-11-21 10:21:23 GMT

    The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance or pay a fine but has emerged as a major sticking point for Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, whose vote the White House needs.

    The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance or pay a fine but has emerged as a major sticking point for Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, whose vote the White House needs.

  • Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

    Monday, November 20 2017 9:50 PM EST2017-11-21 02:50:59 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:13 AM EST2017-11-21 10:13:22 GMT

    The judge said Trump cannot set new conditions on spending approved by Congress.

    The judge said Trump cannot set new conditions on spending approved by Congress.

  • Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

    Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:20 AM EST2017-11-20 08:20:29 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:13 AM EST2017-11-21 10:13:15 GMT

    Ultimately, Trump doesn't know who to believe following decades-old allegations made one month before the Dec. 12 election, according to his aides.

    Ultimately, Trump doesn't know who to believe following decades-old allegations made one month before the Dec. 12 election, according to his aides.

Powered by Frankly