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Some Oklahoma measures survive deadline

Some Oklahoma measures survive deadline



Published: April 25, 2010

Open carrying of firearms, charter school revisions, a performance pay plan for teachers and workers’ compensation reform are measures that survived the latest legislative deadline.

Also surviving are measures dealing with cracking down on puppy mills, moving the state medical examiner’s office to Edmond, banning texting while driving and whether the birth dates of public employees should be available upon request.

Bills that didn’t make it include a measure that would let CareerTech students take guns to campus and keep them in their vehicles, and a bill that would bar women from selling their eggs.

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