Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry on Friday finished taking action on bills passed during the 2008 legislative session. In all, 455 bills were sent to the governor for consideration. The governor signed 440 bills into law and vetoed 15 bills, two of which were line-item vetoes. Among the bills signed was SB 1719 which: "Creates the Task Force on Health Information Technology; directs duties of task force; sets membership; provides for co-chairs; directs quorum; provides for travel reimbursement."

Other Bills Signed and Vetoed

Among the bills signed by Henry were:

HB 2713 - Relates to Medicaid coverage; relates to the Oklahoma Medicaid Program Reform Act of 2003; exempts certain persons from qualifying employer;

HB 2703 - Relates to poor persons; establishes Consumer Protection for Wheeled Mobility Act; provides certain requirements on Medicaid claims for wheeled mobility; directs Okla Health Care Authority to promulgate rules;

HB 2704 - Relates to long-term care; enacts the Long-term Care Act; requires State Department of Health to request proposal of long-term care facility for sex offenders who are risk level II or III;

HB 2715 -Relates to costs; relates to court costs; increasing per diem rate for satisfaction of certain fines, fees, and costs;

HB 3112 -Relates to public retirement systems; relates to duties and reports of the Board; permits certain access to date in lieu of report; modifies employer contribution rate;

HB 3229 - Relates to school funding & abstract of assessments; omits certain protested ad valorem taxable value from county abstract; adjusts calculation of State Aid for protested ad valorem taxable value;

HB 3394 - Relates to public buildings and public works by requiring the Department of Central Services to adopt a high-performance certification program for public buildings;

HB 3395 - Directs the State Department of Education to establish a School Health Educators Pilot Program; states purpose of the program; directs the Department to coordinate the program;

SB 1196 - Relates to the State Board of Career and Technology Education by making an appropriation; states purpose; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; provides budgetary limitations;

SB 1950 - Relates to criminal procedure; relates to limitations in general; applies certain statute of limitations to certain offense;

SB 1951 - Relates to qualifications of accountants for audits of school districts; prohibits contracting with accountants for more than certain period of time; relates to assessments; creates School Investigative Audit Fund;

SB 1960 - Relates to Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control by creating revolving fund; adds fee for certain plea on misdemeanor marijuana possession; directs court clerk to deposit into revolving fund;

SB 1992 - Relates to crime and punishment; modifies purpose and intent; relates to child stealing;

SB 1202 - Relates to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education by making an appropriation; states purpose; prohibits certain budget procedures;

SB 1203 - Relates to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education by making an appropriation; states purposes; prohibits certain budget procedures;

SB 1212 - Relates to the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics by making an appropriation; states purpose; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; provides budgetary limitations;

SB 1222 - Relates to the Department of Central Services by making an appropriation; states purpose; authorizes certain expenditures; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; provides budgetary limitations;

SB 1230 - Relates to the Office of State Finance by making an appropriation; states purpose;

SB 1254 - Relates to Department of Transportation by making appropriations; requiring transfers of certain monies; requires expenditures; limiting the salary of the Director; provides budgetary limitations;

SB 1264 - Relates to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services by making an appropriation; requires performance measures; provides for duties and compensation; limits salary of Commissioner; budgetary limitations;

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