Sen. Kay Floyd’s Press Releases

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OKLAHOMA CITY – On Monday, Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, and Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, filed a formal complaint with Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat regarding violations of Senate Rules by Senator Nathan Dahm. A copy of the complaint is included below:

The Honorable Greg Treat
President Pro Tempore
Oklahoma Senate

April 26, 2021

Dear President Pro Tempore Treat:

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OKLAHOMA CITY –Legislation to help law enforcement better aid victims of domestic violence has now been approved by both chambers and will next be considered by Gov. Kevin Stitt.  Senate Bill 17, by Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Carol Bush, R-Tulsa, received overwhelming bipartisan support from legislators.  The measure enhances Oklahoma’s Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) used by law enforcement investigating domestic violence crimes.

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Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd, Sen. Michael Brooks and Sen. Julia Kirt met with media after the Senate's 12th week of session.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Kay Floyd said she was very gratified that three bipartisan bills she’d introduced this session are now one step closer to becoming law.  Floyd, Senate Democratic Leader, said Senate Bills 16, 21 and 22 have now been approved by both chambers and are awaiting the governor’s signature.

Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, said SB 16 is a request from the state’s Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence (SAFE) task force, which Floyd has served on for several years.  The group was formed to address the backlog of sexual assault forensic evidence kits.

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