Oklahoma Capitol updates

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 22, 2012
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BILL UPDATES

Fresh water council

At stake: House Bill 3055 sets a statewide goal of using no more freshwater in 2060 than is used now and forms an advisory council to make recommendations.

What happened: Signed by the governor.

What's next: Takes effect Nov. 1.

MICHAEL MCNUTT, CAPITOL BUREAU

State Capitol repairs

At stake: Senate Bill 1535 would create a means by which the state Capitol building could be repaired and renovated by 2017 — the 100th anniversary of completion of the Capitol. No funding source is included in the bill.

What happened: Passed by a Senate budget committee.

What's next: Goes to a House budget committee.

MEGAN ROLLAND, CAPITOL BUREAU