November 17, 2021
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Oklahoma lawmakers request 209 interim studies | Govt-and-politics

Rep. Carol Bush, R-Tulsa, is seeking a study on the Oklahoma Residential Landlord Tenant Act.

Rep. Forrest Bennett, D-Oklahoma City, also is seeking an interim study on possible revisions to the Landlord Tenant Act.

A lot of people think the act needs another look, Bennett said, adding that he thinks there is a way to do something that is beneficial to all parties.

Becky Gligo, executive director of Housing Solutions in Tulsa, said that “as the eviction moratorium sunsets and the state faces record-breaking challenges for both tenants and landlords, it’s important we revisit policies to ensure both a strong rental market for landlords and fair policies that prevent homelessness.”

In addition, Reps. Kevin West, R-Moore, and Wendi Stearman, R-Collinsville, are seeking an interim study on the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s advertising expenditures and media campaigns during…

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