First Extraordinary Session of the Forty-eighth Legislature
of the State of Oklahoma
First Legislative Day, Monday, May 21, 2001
Pursuant to the Call of the Governor, the Honorable Frank Keating, the House of Representatives of the Forty-eighth Legislature of the State of Oklahoma convened in the First Extraordinary Session in the House Chamber at 5:00 p.m. and was called to order by Representative Roach.
The roll was called with 101 Members present.
Representative Roach declared a quorum present.
The Governor's Executive Order 2001-19 calling the Forty-eighth Legislature into First Extraordinary Session was read at length as follows:
To the Honorable Members of the House of Representatives and the Honorable Members of the State Senate of Oklahoma:
I, Frank Keating, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the provisions of Section 7 of Article VI of the Oklahoma Constitution, hereby convoke the First Extraordinary Session of the Forty-eighth Oklahoma Legislature to convene at the State Capitol on May 21, 2001. I recommend for consideration the following subjects:
1. Legislation referring to a vote of the people the restructuring of Oklahoma’s tax system including the repeal of the personal income tax and the sales tax on groceries and making the State a “pick up state” for estate tax purposes. Revenue enhancement measures to replace all or a significant portion of the revenues to the State which would be lost or reduced would also be considered and included.
2. Legislation to address the required reapportionment of Oklahoma’s Congressional districts based on the 2000 census.
Copies of this Executive Order shall be distributed to every member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives every member of the Oklahoma State Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Senate, and the Director of the Office of State Finance.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma to be affixed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma this 21st day of May, 2001.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
/s/ Frank Keating
Speaker Adair announced that the organization and selection of Officers and the membership of the standing and special committees for the First Extraordinary Session of the Forty-eighth Legislature shall be the same as for the regular session.
Representative Hilliard moved the adoption of the Report on Mileage Allowance prepared by the Office of the Chief Clerk and for said Report to be printed in the House Journal, which motion was declared adopted.
Name Round Trip Due
Larry E. Adair, Stilwell and return 380 $123.50
Dennis Adkins, Tulsa and return 230 74.75
Jari Askins, Duncan and return 166 53.95
Thad Balkman, Norman and return 46 15.87
Jack V. Begley, Goodwell and return 554 180.05
Chris Benge, Tulsa and return 208 67.60
Loyd L. Benson, Frederick and return 294 95.55
Debbie Blackburn, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Jack Bonny, Burns Flat and return 220 71.50
David B. Braddock, Altus and return 290 94.25
Kevin Calvey, Del City and return 0 0
Lance Cargill, Harrah and return 54 17.55
Bill Case, Midwest City and return 0 0
Forrest Claunch, Midwest City and return 0 0
Carolyn S. Coleman, Moore and return 26 8.45
Kenneth Corn, Howe and return 390 126.75
James Covey, Custer City and return 216 70.20
Kevin C. Cox, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Odilia Dank, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Frank Davis, Guthrie and return 62 20.15
Abe Deutschendorf, Lawton and return 190 61.75
James H. Dunegan, Calera and return 310 100.75
Mary Easley, Tulsa and return 230 74.75
Joe Eddins, Vinita and return 356 115.70
Stuart Ericson, Muskogee and return 280 91.00
Mike Ervin, Wewoka and return 148 48.10
Randall Erwin, Nashoba and return 410 133.25
Larry R. Ferguson, Cleveland and return 224 72.80
Lloyd Fields, McAlester and return 290 94.25
Kent Friskup, Chandler and return 100 32.50
Darrell Gilbert, Tulsa and return 220 71.50
Jim R. Glover, Elgin and return 146 47.45
William D. Graves, Oklahoma City and return 18 5.85
Charles Gray, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Joan A. Greenwood, Moore and return 20 6.50
Chris Hastings, Tulsa and return 219 71.18
Jerry W. Hefner, Wagoner and return 320 104.00
Todd Hiett, Kellyville and return 186 60.45
Danny C. Hilliard, Sulphur and return 180 58.50
Joe Hutchison, Jay and return 380 123.50
Terry Ingmire, Stillwater and return 140 45.50
Tad Jones, Claremore and return 250 81.25
Ron Kirby, Lawton and return 192 62.40
Ron Langmacher, Carnegie and return 194 63.05
Marvin C. Leist, Morris and return 246 79.95
Al Lindley, Oklahoma City and return 26 8.45
Mark Liotta, Tulsa and return 216 70.20
Elmer L. Maddux, Mooreland and return 314 102.05
Michael D. Mass, Hartshorne and return 308 100.10
Terry J. Matlock, Garvin and return 486 157.95
Raymond McCarter, Marlow and return 158 51.35
Doug Miller, Norman and return 54 17.55
Ray Miller, Quinton and return 324 105.30
Bill J. Mitchell, Lindsay and return 118 38.35
Fred Morgan, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
John Nance, Bethany and return 0 0
Nations, Bill, Norman and return 46 14.95
Jim Newport, Ponca City and return 216 70.20
Mike O’Neal, Enid and return 180 58.50
William R. Paulk, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Fred Perry, Tulsa and return 216 70.20
Ron Peters, Tulsa and return 210 68.25
Ron Peterson, Broken Arrow and return 240 78.00
Wayne Pettigrew, Edmond and return 30 9.75
Richard Phillips, Warr Acres and return 0 0
Greg Piatt, Ardmore and return 192 62.40
Bob Plunk, Ada and return 184 59.80
Clay Pope, Loyal and return 138 44.85
Tim L. Pope, Mustang and return 34 11.05
James L. Reese, Deer Creek and return 192 62.40
Larry D. Rice, Pryor and return 290 94.25
Russ Roach, Tulsa and return 208 67.60
Paul Roan, Tishomingo and return 234 76.05
Larry D. Roberts, Miami and return 384 124.80
Curt Roggow, Enid and return 180 58.50
Don Ross, Tulsa and return 214 69.55
John Smaligo, Owasso and return 240 78.00
Dale M. Smith, St. Louis and return 120 39.00
Hopper Smith, Tulsa and return 218 70.85
Barbara Staggs, Muskogee and return 290 94.25
Fred A. Stanley, Madill and return 250 81.25
Kris Steele, Shawnee and return 72 23.40
J. T. Stites, Sallisaw and return 320 104.00
John Sullivan, Tulsa and return 216 70.20
Leonard E. Sullivan, Oklahoma City and return 18 5.85
Joe Sweeden, Pawhuska and return 284 92.30
Gary S. Taylor, Dewey and return 320 104.00
Sue Tibbs, Tulsa and return 224 72.80
Opio Toure, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Dale Turner, Holdenville and return 162 52.65
Michael E. Tyler, Sapulpa and return 194 63.05
Raymond L. Vaughn, Edmond and return 20 6.94
Purcy Walker, Elk City and return 244 84.18
Danny B. Webb, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
Dale W. Wells, Cushing and return 144 46.80
Jim Wilson, Tahlequah and return 334 108.55
Mike Wilt, Bartlesville and return 322 104.65
Susan Winchester, Chickasha 90 29.25
Robert D. Worthen, Oklahoma City and return 0 0
John Wright, Broken Arrow and return 208 67.60
Ray Young, Yukon and return 26 8.45
The following were introduced and read for the first time:
HB 1001 By Adair, Benson and Paulk.
An Act relating to congressional and legislative districts; amending 14 O.S. 1991, Section 5.5, which relates to the effective date of districts; clarifying reference; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1002 By Adair and Pope (Clay).
An Act relating to revenue and taxation; enacting the Oklahoma Revenue and Taxation Systems Modification Act of 2001; providing for codification; and providing an effective date.
HB 1003 By Askins and Stanley.
An Act relating to workers’ compensation; amending 85 O.S. 1991, Section 45, as amended by Section 34, Chapter 1, 2nd Extraordinary Session, O.S.L. 1994 (85 O.S. Supp. 2000, Section 45), which relates to consideration of collateral sources of an injured employee; clarifying reference; and providing an effective date.
HB 1004 By Mass and Bonny of the House and Haney and Hobson of the Senate.
An Act relating to the Constitutional Reserve Fund; making an appropriation; stating purpose; making appropriation nonfiscal; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1005 By Mass and Bonny of the House and Haney and Hobson of the Senate.
An Act relating to state judicial functions; making an appropriation to the Workers’ Compensation Court; stating purpose; providing lapse dates; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1006 By Mass and Bonny of the House and Haney and Hobson of the Senate.
An Act funding the state correctional system; making an appropriation to the Department of Corrections; stating purpose; providing lapse dates; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1007 By Mass and Bonny of the House and Haney and Hobson of the Senate.
An Act funding the Department of Public Safety; making an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety; stating purpose; providing lapse dates; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1008 By Case, Askins, Balkman, Braddock, Calvey, Cargill, Claunch, Ferguson, Friskup, Glover, Ingmire, Maddux, Matlock, Nance, Newport, Pettigrew, Phillips, Piatt, Pope (Clay), Staggs and Tibbs.
An Act relating to revenue and taxation; authorizing income tax refunds; authorizing filing of amended returns; prescribing procedures for notification; providing for immunity from liability; creating Federal Retiree Refund Fund; providing for deposit of monies; limiting amount of deposit; limiting liability; prescribing payment procedures; prescribing requirements with respect to payment of interest; amending 68 O.S. 1991, Section 2358, as last amended by Section 12 of Enrolled House Bill No. 1231 of the 1st Session of the 48th Oklahoma Legislature, which relates to income tax adjustments; modifying tax treatment of certain retirement benefits; providing for codification; and providing effective dates.
HJR 1001 By Adair and Pope (Clay).
A Joint Resolution directing the Secretary of State to refer to the people for their approval or rejection a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma by adding a new Section 1001 to Article X; providing short title; Revenue and Taxation Amendments Act of 2001; providing ballot title; and directing filing.
Representative Hilliard moved that when the clerk's desk is clear, the House stand adjourned to reconvene at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 22, 2001, which was the order.
Pursuant to the motion of Representative Hilliard, the House was adjourned at 5:05 p.m., to reconvene Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at 12:00 noon.
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