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Bill Status Report
05-18-2018 - 22:25:16

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Track: Oklahoma Rural Tele Assoc   

HB 1216   Relates to internet access; allows governmental entities and political subdivisions, including schools, to enter into contracts to set up "Wi-Fi hotspots" on or near property under their control.
Bill History: 04-13-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 S Carried Over
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1251   Relates to roads and bridges; unless the utility requiring relocation is owned by another municipality having a population of five thousand or more, in which case the utility owner shall furnish said funds.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1252   Relates to roads and bridge construction; unless utility requiring relocation is owned by another municipality having a population of five thousand or more, in which case the utility owner shall furnish said funds.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1490   Relates to the Public Utility Division; directs Corporation Commission to include $200,000 annually to the Attorney General for use by the Division; sets budgetary limits that stay in effect until superseded by the Legislature; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1502   Relates to criminal procedure; updated timeframe for receiving a request from promptly to within twenty-four hours and updates timeframe for handling sexual assault evidence to be within 15 days.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Judiciary-Criminal Justice (1st Sess)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1518   Relates to health and safety; creating the Oklahoma Emergency Information and Secure Schools Program; the Emergency Information and School Safety Program shall be a hosted supplemental 9-1-1 and emergency management database; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-21-17 H Held to reconsider by Cockroft.
03-23-17 H Reconsideration motion expired
03-23-17 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1676   Relates to telecommunications; clarifies the title of the Universal Service Fund.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1860   Relates to the Public Utilities Division; establishes that budgetary limits on the Division will stay in effect until superseded by legislative action; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 04-24-17 S Emergency Passed (Vote: Y: 43/N: 0)
04-25-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-01-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 143)

HB 1891   Relates to utilities; strikes language related to reviews of rates and of procedures related to refunds based on such reviews.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2021   Creates the OneNet Act of 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2274   Relates to telecommunication fees; requires that the 911 fee and Universal Service fee be collected on pre-paid wireless devices.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2309   Relates to common carriers; requires consent of all parties when intercepting a wire, oral, or electronic communication.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Judiciary-Criminal Justice (1st Sess)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2319   Creates the Telecommunications Act of 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2570   Creates the Oklahoma Telecommunications Policy Amendments Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-12-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Utilities
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2839   Relates to the creation of the Telephone Landline Preservation Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-17-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2957   Creates Oklahoma Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act and defines allowances and exceptions for wireless providers practices within municipalities.
Bill History: 03-15-18 S Received in the Senate
03-22-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2964   Relates to the creation of the Telecommunications Policy Review and Modification Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-17-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3084   Relates to retention of certain amounts of sales tax by vendors; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 02-19-18 H Withdrawn from committee House A&B Sub: Finance
02-19-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 44   Relates to texting and driving by expanding the definition to include all use of hand-held electronic communication devices except while using a hands free accessory.
Bill History: 02-22-18 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 230 Senate Public Safety
02-21-18 S Committee hearing cancelled Senate Public Safety
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 85   Relates to utility relocation in rights-of-way; removes the state funding match of federal funds for utilities owned by municipalities with populations of more than 5,000, in which case the utility owner must furnish the funds; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 05-17-17 S Emergency Passed (Vote: Y: 38/N: 0)
05-17-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-22-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 319)

SB 86   Requires DoT to conduct an economic impact study for proposed roadway projects intended to bypass municipalities and to present the results to the municipality, only adding a project to the 8-year plan if the municipality approves; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 05-01-18 G Sent to the Governor
05-09-18 G Vetoed by the Governor, "...because this bill transfers the
decision making on state transportation projects from ODOT
to local municipalities."
05-09-18 G Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 215   Relates to the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act; allows for the court to order the transfer of billing responsibility and rights to a wireless number to persons petitioning for protection; sets process for transfer and responsibilities of all parties.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 227   Relates to contracts; allows any active military service member terminate certain contracted services if pressed into service for more than 30 days and have same services reinstated under the original contract.
Bill History: 04-19-17 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 88/N: 0)
04-20-17 G Sent to the Governor
04-26-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 127)

SB 282   Act relating to public utilities rates and how the Corporation Commission reviews of rate change request, eliminating modification of rates in certain circumstances.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 487   This act relates to prepaid wireless services and administration of funds and the Special Universal Services Fund.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 501   Relates to telecommunications; authorizes 211 call centers to access the Universal Service Fund; sets limits on funding and guidelines for access.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 528   Telecommunications; declaring enhancing Internet is in state's best interests; creating the Connect Oklahoma Broadband Development Program; providing for report by certain date.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 572   Relates to circuit engineering districts; requires the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector to perform a complete financial audit of each circuit engineering district annually.
Bill History: 11-30-17 S Carried Over
02-05-18 S Sen. Bice removed as author, replaced by Sen. Pugh
03-16-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 599   Relates to communication fees; places increasing caps annually to the Universal Service Fund and eventually terminates the Fund; modifies management and monies in other communications funds.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 651   Relates to website accessibility claims and available civil action when claims of accessibility are not met.
Bill History: 05-26-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
05-04-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 696   Relates to telecommunications and the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund; deletes language relative to requests of OUSF funding by incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC); EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 766   Relates to communications fees; combines and modifies the use and collection of certain fees related to wireless phones and prepaid wireless phones including the Universal Service Fund.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1099   Requires Wireless Telecommunication providers to collect a surcharge on a regular monthly bill in compliance with the Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Act.
Bill History: 02-15-18 S Voted from committee - Do Pass as amended Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
02-15-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1146   Creates the Oklahoma Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act; establishes procedures and a permitting process for wireless providers; establishes rates and fees.
Bill History: 01-17-18 S Filed
01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1148   Relates to sales tax; reduces tax due by 1% for vendors filing reports and keeping records; limits deduction to $2,500; requires the Oklahoma Tax Commission to promulgate rules regarding specific circumstances; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 01-17-18 S Filed
01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1161   Relates to prepaid wireless service and the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund; caps the OUSF at no more than 80 percent of 2017 charges, then reduces it periodically until it terminates entirely in 2023.
Bill History: 01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
02-06-18 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1388   Relates to telecommunications and creation of the OK Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act; creates rules to regulate development of a 5G wireless network infrastructure in municipalities throughout Oklahoma.
Bill History: 04-19-18 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 41/N: 0)
04-23-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-26-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 140)

SB 1470   Relates to the Telecommunications Act of 1997 and the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund; prepaid wireless term added; OUSF cap level modifications; Administrator's failure to issue determination permanent and interim approval removed; fee combination.
Bill History: 02-02-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
02-06-18 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1543   Relates to the creation of the Oklahoma Net Neutrality Protection Act and Municipal Internet Service Provider Revolving Fund; definitions; $250,000,000.00 appropriated to fund; Corporate Commission to make loans to town, village, city or county.
Bill History: 02-02-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Energy
02-06-18 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules


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