Law & Principles

OCPA legislative scorecard: 2021 final bill list

This is the final list of the 107 bills that are factored into OCPA’s scorecard for Oklahoma’s 2021 legislative session at the state Capitol.

Staff
October 5, 2021
Law & Principles

Federal bill called threat to secure Oklahoma elections

Oklahoma’s top election official said a proposed “compromise” election-overhaul measure introduced by U.S. Senate Democrats retains the flaws of its predecessors by mandating a “dubious federalization of election administration” that will “make it harder to administer fair and secure elections.”

Ray Carter
September 21, 2021
Law & Principles

Despite law, school mask and quarantine mandates imposed

Oklahoma colleges and K-12 schools continue to impose mask and quarantine mandates upon healthy students. College students who question those policies have faced retaliation, and parents in Edmond are suing the school district.

Ray Carter
September 16, 2021
Law & Principles

Court rules McGirt not retroactive

In a reversal of prior rulings, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has concluded that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma is not retroactive.

Ray Carter
August 12, 2021
Law & Principles

State asks high court to overturn McGirt decision

The State of Oklahoma has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to narrow or overturn its recent decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma.

Ray Carter
August 9, 2021
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