Oklahoma State House members filed fewer bills this year than last

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Oklahoma legislators have been busy in preparation for the start of the legislative session next month and showed it with the filing of nearly 1,500 bills.

The House announced Friday the total of bills filed for the second session of the 58th Legislature was 1,482 while 18 House Joint Resolutions and 2 House Concurrent Resolutions were also filed.

The full text of the bills, along with additional information including authors and co-authors, can be found online at www.okhouse.gov.

Last year, the Clerk of the House reported 1,942 House Bills, 44 House Joint Resolutions and 2 House Resolutions were filed. 1,656 House Bills and 45 House Joint Resolutions, which may be filed at any point during session, remain eligible for consideration in the upcoming session.

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The House is comprised of 82 Republicans and 19 Democrats. The second session of the 58th Legislature will begin Mon., Feb. 7 at noon with the State of the State address from Gov. Kevin Stitt in the House Chamber.

Source: House release

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