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Oklahoma House, Senate To Meet For Organizational Day

Jan 6, 2015

Members of the House and Senate are convening at the Capitol to formally elect their leaders and adopt their rules for the upcoming legislative session.

Both chambers will convene at noon on Tuesday for an organizational day called for in the Oklahoma Constitution before the start of each new two-year Legislature. After each body elects its leaders, approves rules and formally certifies 2014 election results, they will adjourn until Feb. 2.

Republican House Speaker Jeffrey Hickman of Fairview is expected to be formally elected as leader of the 101-member House, while Republican Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman of Sapulpa will be elected to his third term as Senate leader.

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