Bill would reduce fees associated with convictions in Oklahoma courts

OKLAHOMA CITY — A bill moving through the Legislature would remove some fees charged to offenders convicted of certain crimes.

Senate Bill 1458, by Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, passed the Senate last week and now heads to the House for consideration.

Thompson said the fees would be made up through the appropriations process rather than have the offender pay them.

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