Monday, January 24, 2022

Legislature completes bill filing for 2022 session with over 2,300 new bills and resolutions

House Completes Bill Filing for 2022 Session

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House of Representatives completed bill filing Thurs., Jan. 20, for the second session of the 58th Legislature. A total of 1,482 House Bills, 18 House Joint Resolutions and 2 House Concurrent Resolutions were filed.

The full text of the bills, along with additional information including authors and co-authors, can be found online at

Last year, the Clerk of the House reported 1,942 House Bills, 44 House Joint Resolutions and 2 House Resolutions were filed. 1,656 House Bills and 45 House Joint Resolutions, which may be filed at any point during session, remain eligible for consideration in the upcoming session.

The House is comprised of 82 Republicans and 19 Democrats. The second session of the 58th Legislature will begin Mon., Feb. 7 at noon with the State of the State address from Gov. Kevin Stitt in the House Chamber.

Senate completes bill filing for 2022 session

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate has completed filing bills for the Second Session of the 58th Legislature.  The deadline was Thursday, Jan. 20.  A total of 774 Senate Bills and 23 Senate Joint Resolutions were filed.  Additionally, 771 Senate Bills and 25 Senate Joint Resolutions were carried over from the 2021 session and are available for consideration during the 2022 session.

The Thursday deadline did not apply to appropriations bills, which can be filed throughout the session.  Senate rules also allow for bills by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to be filed throughout the session. Senate Resolutions and Senate Concurrent Resolutions can be filed throughout the session as well.

Members of the public can read and download current legislation by going to the official Senate website at and following the link for legislation at the top of the homepage.  The Senate website also includes daily agendas, meeting notices, calendars, and other helpful information.

The 2022 legislative session will convene at noon on Monday, Feb. 7.  The Senate offers streaming audio and video with closed captioning from the Senate Chamber, as well as from all committee rooms.  Wireless Internet access is available to all Capitol visitors throughout the Senate Gallery, rotunda, committee rooms, offices and press rooms.

You can also follow the Oklahoma State Senate @oksenate on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


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