S.O. BILLS ~ OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE


The following bills were added to this site on 1/31/12.


SB334

2/7/2011

Sex offenders; Tabby's law; electronic monitoring program. Effective date.

GPS for all those required to register.  Adds a $75.00 per year fee to all registrants.  Changes failure to comply from a max of 5 years to a max of 10 years and changes the fine to $100.00 per day that one is out of compliance.

SB387

2/7/2011

Mental health service providers; creating the Protection Against Sexual Exploitation By a Mental Health Services Provider Act. Codification. Effective date.

Assures mental health professionals do not sexually abuse current or previous patients.

SB691

2/7/2011

Prisons and reformatories; sex offender registry; employment. Effective date. Emergency.

Similar to HB1627 but does not have the service business at homes in it.

SB920

2/7/2011

Crimes and punishments; obscene transmissions; penalty. Codification. Effective date.

SEXTING amendments that allow for minors to be considered for misdemeanor convictions. Similar to HB2006

SB1139

2/6/2012

Crimes and punishments; modifying certain mandatory sentence percentages. Effective date.

Changing 85% laws to 65%.  This affects only NEW convictions and is not retroactive.  Hopefully if this passes someone will arrange for post-conviction relief on the old 85% sentences.

SB1355

2/6/2012

Prisons and reformatories; requiring a court order to be removed from the Sex Offenders Registry under certain circumstances. Effective date.

Any removal from the Sex Offender registry (even those Tier 1 and Tier 2 completing their time) must be made by court order.

SB1365

2/6/2012

Crimes and punishments and sex offenders; making certain property a zone of safety. Effective date.

Similar to SB257 except the local entity can choose to designate anyplace as a park for the purpose of the zone of safety.  Looks like a law written to be abused by overzealous politicians.

HB1193

2/7/2011

Sex offenders; modifying certain notification requirements; effective date.

Changes law enforcement notifications from “may notify” to “shall notify” and adds notification to local newspaper.  No requirement for newspaper to publish.

HB1195

2/7/2011

Schools; adolescent pregnancy prevention through sex education in the public schools; effective date.

Sex education bill amendments.  Allows teaching of practice other than abstinence.

HB1245

2/7/2011

Crimes and punishments; modifying sexual battery to include Transportation Security Administration employees; effective date.

Adds protection to people from being sexually abused (fondling, mauling, etc.) by TSA people.

HB1627

2/7/2011

Sex offenders; making certain acts unlawful; effective date.

Making certain employment illegal.  It is similar to SB691.  Disallows amusement ride operator, cabbie and similar, and any business where service goes into a residence.

HB1988

2/7/2011

Crimes and punishments; expanding definition of rape; effective date.

Adds minister and clergy to those (such as teachers) who can abuse by influence.

HB2006

2/7/2011

Crimes and punishments; including description of text messages with certain sexual content; emergency.

AKA Sexting.  Similar to SB920.  Adds misdemeanor considerations for minors that sext.

HB2190

2/6/2012

Sexually violent predators; establishing court proceedings for commitment of sexually violent predators; emergency.

Civil commitment.  Uses conviction as prima fascia evidence for commitment.  Most Tier 2 and all Tier3 convictions will qualify. Allows Dept. of Mental Health to contract with DOC for facilities.  Those committed may exit when there is clear and compelling evidence that one has changed enough to assure they are no longer a threat.

HB2370

2/6/2012

Sex offenders; creating the Oklahoma Sex Offenders Act of 2012; effective date.

This is an empty bill allowing it to be filled in later.  Who knows what Sanders has in mind.

HB2506

2/6/2012

Sex offenders; deleting applicable date for registration requirements; effective date.

Strikes the November 1989 date from registration so those convicted before Nov 1989 will also be under the registration requirements.

HB3049

2/6/2012

Sex offenders; prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing with minor children; effective date.

Makes it illegal for aggravated sex offenders to live in same home as minor.  Note the word aggravated.

HB3050

2/6/2012

Sex offenders; increasing certain age limitation; codification; effective date.

Sex offenders may not change their name.  Changes the 500 foot safety zone in parks from a victim under 13 to a victim under 18