Session Ends

The Oklahoma State Legislature adjourned Thursday night, May 3, after the House passed its final pieces of legislation for the year. The governor is in the process of signing the bills into law.

One of my bills signed into law this year is House Bill 3330, which will keep sex offenders from moving within 2,000 square feet of family home child care centers. Other places, such as schools or churches, are protected from predators, but the smaller child care centers were inadvertently left off the original list when the Oklahoma Child Care Facilities Licensing Act was signed into law several years ago. This new law closes that loophole and will better protect our children and childcare workers.

 

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