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Morning update: Session Day 101

Post by Jimmy Lovaas / The News Tribune on April 24, 2013 at 7:42 am with No Comments »
April 24, 2013 7:42 am

The House Committee on Public Safety has tentatively scheduled a vote during its 8 a.m. meeting on a proposal that would toughen DUI laws. Among other things, House Bill 2030 would require an ignition interlock device to be installed on an impounded vehicle before it is released.

Lawmakers on the House Committee on Technology and Economic Development have scheduled a possible vote on a bill that would exempt large private airplanes from certain registration requirements and taxes. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.

Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver and former Oklahoma congressman Steve Largent will testify in front of the Senate’s Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee. Largent is the president and CEO of CTIA, a wireless communications trade organization. The committee will be meeting to discuss how the state can encourage further development of wireless technology. The meeting is at 8 a.m.

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