Oklahoma Legislature Adjourns Sine Die - State and Federal Communications

May 9, 2018  •  

Oklahoma Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

The Second Regular Session of the 56th Oklahoma State Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, May 3.

Prior to adjournment, lawmakers considered the 2018 Promulgated Ethics Rules previously submitted by the State Ethics Commission. Claiming the commission exceeded its authority, lawmakers rejected a revolving door provision prohibiting elected state officers and chief administrative officers from lobbying for two years following their terms of office or service.

Legislators did, however, approve changes affecting due dates of electronic filings as well as revised reporting periods for candidate election reports and independent expenditure reports. Approved changes became effective upon adjournment.

The First Regular Session of the 57th Legislature will convene at noon on January 8, 2019.

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