Oklahoma: Funding requirement for petitions goal of proposed bill

Thu, Jan 27 2011 — Source: Tulsa Beacon

State Question 744 could not have reached the ballot if legislation filed this month by state Rep. Pat Ownbey had been in place. House Bill 1225 would require initiative petitions that mandate new spending to identify a funding source. Those submitting the petition would have to include a statement “outlining all sources of funding to be used in the measure.”

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