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Legislative Report — 56th Legislature

Attorney Legislators

First Session – 56th Oklahoma Legislature

A total of 149 elected representatives and senators serve in the Oklahoma Legislature. The OBA is proud of its 23 lawyer members, who represent 15 percent of the House and Senate in Oklahoma.

Sen. Michael Brooks – District 44
Hometown: Oklahoma City

Sen. Julie Daniels – District 29
Hometown: Bartlesville

Sen. Kay Floyd – District 46
Hometown: Ada

Sen. John Sparks – District 16
Hometown: Norman

Sen. Anthony Sykes – District 24
Hometown: Moore
Rep. Kevin Calvey – District 82
County: Oklahoma

Rep. Tim Downing – District 42
Counties: Garvin, McClain

Rep. Jon Echols – District 90
Counties: Cleveland, Oklahoma

Rep. Scott Inman – District 94
County: Oklahoma

Rep. John Paul Jordan – District 43
County: Canadian

Rep. Chris Kannady – District 91
County: Cleveland

Rep. Ben Loring – District 7
Counties: Delaware, Ottawa

Rep. Jason Lowe – District 97
County: Oklahoma

Rep. Scott McEachin – District 67
County: Tulsa

Rep. Terry O’Donnell - District 23
Counties: Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner

Rep. Mike Osburn – District 81
County: Oklahoma

Rep. David Perryman – District 56
Counties: Caddo, Grady, Kiowa

Rep. Emily Virgin – District 44
County: Cleveland

Rep. Collin Walke - District 87
County: Oklahoma

Rep. Cory T. Williams – District 94
County: Payne

Rep. Rande Worthen – District 64
County: Comanche


The Legislative Monitoring Committee focuses on the following measures:

administration of justice;
Court organization, selection, tenure, salary and other incidents of the judicial office;
  Rules and laws affecting practice and procedure in the courts and in administrative bodies exercising adjudicatory functions;
The practice of law
  OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 3

Legislative Proposals and Endorsements in Principle:

The House of Delegates has the authority to place a measure on the Legislative Program or to endorse it in principle, with at least a 60% vote.
  OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 5

Action by the Association upon proposals for improvement of the law by legislation or by judicial rule shall consist of:

Adoption as part of the Legislative Program of the Association;
Endorsement in principle.
  OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 2