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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

Legislative Debrief
August 22 - Oklahoma Bar Center, Oklahoma City

To learn more about what bills have become law, please join the Legislative Monitoring Committee for the 2019 Legislative Debrief. It will take place Aug. 22 at the bar center starting at 2 p.m. All attendees will receive two hours of free MCLE credit. The debrief will be presented like Reading Day; presenters will share those bills that they believe have the most impact on the subject area of practice.

In addition, Administrator of the Courts Jari Askins has agreed to moderate a legislative panel. They will talk for 30 minutes at the conclusion of the session.

To attend, RSVP to Debbie Brink at debbieb@okbar.org or call 405-416-7014. Refreshments will be provided by the Real Property Section, Solo and Small Firm Committee and Financial Institutions & Commercial Law Section.

Information on topics and speakers will be updated as it is made available.