Legislative Session Updates

 

This page is designed to provide an overview regarding pending and newly enacted legislation in the State of Oklahoma.  It is not intended to provide legal or other professional advice and, if legal advice or assistance is needed, the services of a competent attorney familiar with education law should be sought.

 

Welcome to the firm's legislative page.  Please click on the link below to access bills regarding the specified topics:

School Bills (02-17-17)

This report is a comprehensive summary of bills on a wide range of topics impacting schools.  Hot topics for 2017 include modification of the funding formula,revising the teacher salary schedule, and caps on superintendent pay. 

 

Finance Bills (02-17-17)

This report includes bills regarding taxation, school funding, salaries, and calculating benefits.  This report will be of particular interest to CFOs. 

 

OTRS Bills (02-17-17)

This report includes all bills related to proposed changes in the teacher retirement system.  This year, several bills propose eliminating the cap on retired teacher earnings.

 

 If you need other assistance please contact legal assistant Michelle Siegfried.