State Sen. Micheal Bergstrom filed Senate Bill 470, the Independence and Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities Pilot Program Act, on Monday, a measure that would create a pilot program allowing fifteen small intermediate care facilities (ICF) for individuals with intellectual disabilities to be selected by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority and Department of Human Services and be converted to Developmental Disabilities Service (DDS) group homes for people with developmental or physical disabilities.read more.
With the goal of increasing student outcomes, State Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, filed Senate Bill 437 on Monday, which would require each school district to provide remediation courses for high school students who score below the benchmark on specific subject-area portions of the ACT or SAT exam.read more.
State Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, filed Senate Bill 331 on Monday, which would protect female athletes from competing against males who identify as females in school-sponsored athletic events.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – In an effort to promote the creation of small businesses across the state, Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair, filed the Oklahoma Home-Based Business Fairness Act on Thursday.
Senate Bill 316 would ensure that no municipality could prohibit a home-based business to apply, register or obtain a permit, license, variance or other type of prior approval from the municipality to operate the business.read more.
In an effort to increase transparency when state agencies receive federal dollars, State Sen. Micheal Bergstrom has filed a measure requiring the Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) to make a “Coercive Federal Funds Report” available online.read more.