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Oklahoma Commissioner Plans Regulatory Action After Towing Claim Bill Fails

A bill aimed at prevented insurance companies from cancelling, non-renewing or increasing consumers’ insurance premiums for filing a towing or roadside assistance claim failed to advance in Oklahoma’s legislative session, so the state’s insurance commissioner plans take regulatory action. After …

Brown Tapped to Chair Oklahoma Senate Insurance Committee

Oklahoma state Sen. Bill Brown will serve as the chair of the Senate’s Pensions, Retirement and Insurance Committee for the 2018 legislative session. Other members of the committee are Vice Chair Marty Quinn, Sen. James Leewright, Sen. Lonnie Paxton, Sen. …

Oklahoma Bill Proposes Rules for Medical Marijuana

Oklahomans won’t vote until next year on whether to legalize medical marijuana, but a state lawmaker has already introduced legislation that would set the framework if sales of the drug are approved. State Rep. Eric Proctor of Tulsa has introduced …

Oklahoma Bill Aimed at Uninsured Drivers Awaits Governor Signature

A bill awaiting Gov. Mary Fallin’s signature would authorize Oklahoma district attorneys and law enforcement agencies to contract for the use of cameras and automated license plate readers to enforce the state’s compulsory insurance law. The bill recently passed the …

Oklahoma Bill Would Confirm Oil & Gas Regulators’ Authority

A proposal that would confirm state regulators’ authority to bind companies to their directives has passed the state House and heads to the Senate. The state House of Representatives passed the bill that would explicitly confirm the Oklahoma Corporation Commission …

Oklahoma Senate Approves Uninsured Motorist Bill

The Oklahoma Senate approved has approved a bill that requires drivers whose licenses have been suspended due to lack of auto insurance to show proof of insurance to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) in order to have their lack-of-insurance …

Oklahoma Bill Would Require Use of Hazard Lights in School Zones

Legislation filed by a lawmaker in Oklahoma would increase school safety by requiring the use of hazard lights in school zones. According to the Transportation Research Board, more than 100 children are killed and nearly 25,000 injured every year while …