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Oklahoma state Capitol updates, May 23

Oklahoma state Capitol updates, May 23
Modified: May 22, 2013 at 9:33 pm •  Published: May 23, 2013
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Federal funding

At stake: House Bill 1917 would require every state agency that receives federal funding to report and prioritize it, as well as develop a contingency plan in preparation for a 25 percent cut in federal funds.

• What happened: Passed the House, 67-23.

• What's next: A parliamentary action was taken to possibly bring it up for another vote in the House.

Guns

• At stake: House Bill 1622 would allow a person with an Oklahoma handgun permit to carry a firearm on private elementary or private secondary school property if a policy has been adopted by the private school.

• What happened: Passed the House 69-21.

• What's next: Goes to the Senate.

MICHAEL MCNUTT, CAPITOL BUREAU