- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 26, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Voters would be asked to alter the way the Oklahoma Legislature considers budget bills and other matters in legislation that has been passed by a state House committee.

The House Rules Committee Wednesday approved the measure by Rep. Randy Grau of Edmond. It now goes to the House floor for consideration.

The bill calls for a vote of the people on an amendment to the state Constitution that would require the Legislature to only consider appropriations and budget measures during legislative sessions in odd-numbered years and all other measures in even-numbered years.

Grau says the proposal would allow the Legislature to implement a comprehensive review of agency budgets and would give members more time for input, consideration and debate of the state budget.



House Joint Resolution 1003: https://bit.ly/N4PZiW

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide