OK HB2398 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 15-7)
Status: Passed on May 27 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-05-27 - Approved by Governor 06/06/2016
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Crimes and punishments; creating the Justice for J.W. Act of 2016; forcible sodomy; expanding scope of crime; emergency.

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Crimes and punishments; creating the Justice for J.W. Act of 2016; forcible sodomy; expanding scope of crime; emergency.


Roll Calls

2016-05-23 - Senate - Senate: FOURTH READING (Y: 39 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2016-05-18 - House - House: FOURTH READING (Y: 86 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 15) [PASS]
2016-04-20 - Senate - Senate: THIRD READING (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2016-03-10 - House - House: THIRD READING (Y: 74 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 23) [PASS]
2016-02-24 - House - House: Criminal Justice and Corrections Committee: DO PASS (Y: 8 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-05-27HouseApproved by Governor 06/06/2016
2016-05-24HouseSent to Governor
2016-05-24SenateEnrolled measure signed, returned to House
2016-05-24HouseEnrolled, signed, to Senate
2016-05-23HouseReferred for enrollment
2016-05-23SenateMeasure and Emergency passed, to House: Ayes: 39 Nays: 5
2016-05-23SenateCCR adopted, GCCA
2016-05-23Senatecoauthored by Dossett
2016-05-18SenateCCR read, GCCA
2016-05-18HouseTo Senate
2016-05-18HouseFourth Reading, Measure and Emergency Passed: Ayes: 86 Nays: 0
2016-05-18HouseCoauthored by Senator(s) Floyd
2016-05-18HouseCoauthored by Representative(s) Munson, Osborn, Perryman, Hall, Hoskin, Cockroft, Lepak
2016-05-18HouseCCR adopted
2016-05-16HouseEmergency added
2016-05-16HouseCoauthored by Senator(s) Holt, Loveless
2016-05-16HouseCoauthored by Representative(s) Murdock, Virgin, Montgomery, Walker, Roberts (Dustin)
2016-05-16HouseCCR submitted
2016-05-02SenateConference granted, GCCA
2016-04-26HouseSA's rejected, conference requested, naming Conference Committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections
2016-04-21HouseSA's received
2016-04-21SenateEngrossed to House
2016-04-20SenateReferred for engrossment
2016-04-20SenateMeasure passed: Ayes: 44 Nays: 0
2016-04-20SenateEnacting clause restored
2016-04-20SenateTitle restored
2016-04-20SenateGeneral Order, Amended
2016-04-07Senatecoauthored by Jordan
2016-04-07Senatecoauthored by Sanders
2016-04-06SenateEnacting clause stricken
2016-04-06SenateReported Do Pass, amended by committee substitute Appropriations committee; CR filed
2016-04-04Senatecoauthored by Brooks
2016-03-31SenateReferred to Appropriations
2016-03-31SenateReported Do Pass, amended by committee substitute Public Safety committee; CR filed
2016-03-21SenateSecond Reading referred to Public Safety Committee then to Appropriations Committee
2016-03-14SenateFirst Reading
2016-03-14HouseEngrossed, signed, to Senate
2016-03-10HouseReferred for engrossment
2016-03-10HouseThird Reading, Measure passed: Ayes: 74 Nays: 4
2016-03-10HouseTitle stricken
2016-03-10HouseGeneral Order
2016-02-24HouseAuthored by Senator Griffin (principal Senate author)
2016-02-24HouseCoauthored by Representative(s) Tadlock
2016-02-24HouseCR; Do Pass Criminal Justice and Corrections Committee
2016-02-02HouseSecond Reading referred to Criminal Justice and Corrections
2016-02-01HouseAuthored by Representative Biggs
2016-02-01HouseFirst Reading

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
21142A13New CodeSee Bill Text
573601Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Oklahoma State Sources

Roll Callhttp://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/CF/2015-16%20SUPPORT%20DOCUMENTS/VOTES/House/HB2398_votes.htm
Roll Callhttp://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/CF/2015-16%20SUPPORT%20DOCUMENTS/VOTES/Senate/HB2398_votes.htm

Bill Comments