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Legislative

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

OBA Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, March 12 | Oklahoma Bar Center & Oklahoma State Capitol

RSVP by emailing Debbie Brink or call 405-416-7014; 800-522-8065.

Agenda

9:30 a.m. Registration
Oklahoma Bar Center, Emerson Hall, 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd.
10:00 a.m. Introduction and Welcome
John Morris Williams
OBA Executive Director
Charles Chesnut
OBA President
Angela Ailles Bahm
Chair of the Legislative Monitoring Committee
10:05 a.m. This Session from the Perspective of the Attorney General
Mike Hunter
Attorney General
10:30 a.m. Bills of Interest to the Judiciary
Chief Justice Noma Gurich
Oklahoma Supreme Court
Thad Balkman
Cleveland County District Judge
10:50 a.m. BREAK
11:00 a.m. Funding of the Judiciary
Jari Askins
Administrator of the Courts
11:30 a.m. Discussion of the Governor’s Agenda and Supporting Bills
Mark Burget
General Counsel, Office of Gov. J. Kevin Stitt
11:55 a.m. Information and Questions
Angela Ailles Bahm
Chair of the Legislative Monitoring Committee
12:00 p.m. Lunch 
12:15 p.m. How to Talk to Legislators
Glenn Coffee
Former President Pro Tempore
Randy Grau
Former Representative District 81
1 – 3 p.m. Visit with Legislators
State Capitol Building