ExecOrder 1:2017-29B.  


Amended Executive Order 2017-29B  
To the Honorable Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and the Honorable Members of the Oklahoma State Senate:
I, Mary Fallin, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the provisions of Section 7 of Article VI of the Oklahoma Constitution, hereby amend the call for the First Extraordinary Session of the Fifty Sixth Legislature, which convened at the State Capitol on Monday, September, 25, 2017. I recommend the following amended subjects for the Legislature's consideration:
 
To address the immediate budget shortfall created by the loss of the $215 million cigarette fee revenue.
 
To have the option to address a long term solution to the continuing budget shortfalls.
 
To address the need for more consolidation and other efficiencies in all areas of state government.
 
To clarify through legislative amendment the intended exemptions to the new 1.25% sales tax on vehicles.
 
To address a needed pay increase for classroom teachers in the K-12 common education system.
 
To address a needed pay increase for specified state employees.
 
To address tax relief from low income working Oklahomans.
 
To provide supplemental funding for the Oklahoma State Department of Health for Fiscal Year 2018.
 
Copies of this Amended Executive Order shall be distributed to every member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, every member of the Oklahoma State Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Senate, and the Director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma to be affixed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, this 7th day of November 2017.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
Mary Fallin
ATTEST:
Dave Lopez
Secretary of State
[Source: Added as amendment to EO 17-29 (codified at 1:2017-29 and as amended at 1:2017-29A) at 35 Ok Reg 172, eff 11-7-17]