Statement on Criminal Justice Reform Interim Study

An interim study surrounding criminal justice reform efforts led by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, has been scheduled for October 24 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Room 535 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. The study will include reviewing violent and nonviolent crime classifications, and reform efforts in other states. OBA expressed appreciation of the studies and potential for insight that could …

Oklahoma State Legislature Special Session Announced

The Governor of Oklahoma filed an Executive Order earlier this month calling for a special session of the Oklahoma State Legislature. The First Extraordinary Session of the 56th Legislature is set to begin on Monday, Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m. Special session subjects for the Legislature’s consideration include: The immediate budget shortfall created by the loss of the $215 million …

OBA Announces Election of Two New Board Members

The Oklahoma Bondsman Association (OBA) has announced the election of two members to the organization’s board of directors. Laurie Poole and Byron Self have been selected by their peers to serve on the board and will be responsible for representing their designated areas in Oklahoma as well as provide management of OBA affairs within their districts. “Both of these individuals …