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05-06-2021 - 18:38:52

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Track: Oklahoma Rural Tele Assoc   

HB 1122   Defines a formula for rates charged by rural electric cooperatives for pole attachments to provide telecommunications services to rural areas.
Bill History: 05-03-21 H Referred to House conference committee HCC: Utilities
05-04-21 S Referred to Senate conference committee Senate Conference Committee
05-04-21 S Senate appointed a conference committee: Leewright, Coleman,
Paxton, McCortney, Brooks, Young

HB 1123   Provides relative to the provision or broadband services by certain providers by allowing the use of rural electric cooperatives' current utility easements to provide such services and forbids class action lawsuits against certain providers.
Bill History: 02-23-21 H Meeting set for 1:30 p.m., Room 450 House Utilities
02-23-21 H Voted from committee - Do Pass House Utilities
03-12-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1124   Directs Commerce to work with the Rural Broadband Expansion Council to promulgate rules relating to the establishment of the State Broadband Deployment Grant Program and related revolving fund.
Bill History: 04-21-21 S Floor amendment(s) adopted:
One by Leewright
04-21-21 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 43/N: 1)
04-26-21 H Set on the House Floor Agenda

HB 1126   Employers engaging in the monitoring of employees' emails must provide written notice of such policies or face a fine.
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m., Room 206 House Business & Commerce
02-10-21 H Voted from committee - Do Pass as substituted House Business & Commerce
03-12-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1127   Makes an appropriation to the Rural Broadband Expansion Council; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 02-17-21 H Withdrawn from committee House Appropriations & Budget
02-17-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1129   Creates the Broadband Low-Income Assistance Program Act.
Bill History: 01-15-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1130   Requires businesses and websites to post publicly the types of data they collect from users and customers and requires a process by which consumers may request changes to collected information.
Bill History: 01-15-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1131   Prohibits the sale or disclosure of any data collected by public utilities via advanced metering systems and meter information networks and establishes standards for public utility conduct towards customers.
Bill History: 01-15-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1132   Removes requirements that transmission services requiring a T-1 or greater circuit capacity work directly with OneNet in order to receive certain reimbursements from the Corporation Commission.
Bill History: 02-24-21 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 5S.2 House Technology
02-24-21 H Voted from committee - Do Pass House Technology
03-12-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 1133   Directs public agencies to provide a five percent bidding preference to local businesses and to veterans for public contracts valued in excess of $50,000.
Bill History: 01-15-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2210   Creates the Broadband Efficiency Act.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2211   Creates the Telecommunications Modification Act of 2021.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2212   Creates the Broadband Reform Act of 2021.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2445   Creates the Rural Internet Reform Act.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2708   Updates provisions related to telemedicine in statute, removing references to facsimile machines and adjusting the definition of telemedicine to include consultation by telephone and requires coverage of telemedicine by insurance.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2766   Provides for training program standards to teach 9-1-1 operators for certain acute events such as CPR and directs the Tax Commission to report on certain 9-1-1 wireless fee deposits.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

HB 2798   Expands definitions for telemedicine within statute to align with certain federal standards.
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
02-26-21 H Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 621   Places a cap on per-pole rates charged by rural electric cooperatives and establishes standards for rate increases.
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Set on the Senate Floor Agenda
03-11-21 S Removed from the Floor Agenda
03-11-21 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 673   Creates the Oklahoma Telemedicine Act which expands definitions and standards for telemedicine within statute.
Bill History: 04-22-21 G Sent to the Governor
04-27-21 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 293)
05-04-21 G Earliest Effective Date: 11/01/2021

SB 674   Requires health care plans to provide coverage for telemedicine and remote care services.
Bill History: 04-29-21 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 43/N: 1)
05-03-21 G Sent to the Governor
05-05-21 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 0)

SB 681   Adjusts definitions of telemedicine to include adaptive website questionnaires and secure video conferences.
Bill History: 01-21-21 S Filed
01-27-21 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-04-21 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 802   Adds two additional members to the Rural Broadband Expansion Council, changes Council makeup by allowing a current or past mayor of a city of less than 35,000, a Wireless Internet Service Provider, and one Tribal Leader; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 04-22-21 G Sent to the Governor
04-27-21 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 302)
05-05-21 G Earliest Effective Date: 04/27/2021

SB 816   Relates to standards and guidelines applied to OK Accountancy Act examinations; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 01-21-21 S Filed
01-28-21 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
03-04-21 S Dormant pursuant to the rules

SB 817   Relates to standards and guidelines applied to CPAs and CPA firms according to the OK Accountancy Act; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 01-21-21 S Filed
01-28-21 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Business, Commerce & Tourism
03-04-21 S Dormant pursuant to the rules


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