Operation School Bell Legislation Passes House

Mike Seals - April 23, 2021 1:19 am

State Rep. Jacob Rosecrants

OKLAHOMA CITY – Bipartisan legislation to help disadvantaged children passed the House on Wednesday with overwhelming support.

Senate Bill 236, authored by Rep. Jacob Rosecrants, D-Norman and Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, provides a sales tax exemption for sales of clothing to an Oklahoma chapter of a national nonprofit that distributes clothing to disadvantaged children through the philanthropic program called Operation School Bell.

“This is the most ‘helping kids’ bill you could dream up,” Rosecrants said. “The Assistance League and Operation School Bell do a great job providing clothing for disadvantaged children and have been doing so for the past 45 years.”

Standridge ushered the legislation through the Senate and echoed Rosecrants’ admiration for the program.

“I commend the Assistance League and Operation School Bell for the great work they do for many disadvantaged children in communities around Oklahoma,” Standridge said.

SB236 is now available to be signed into law by the governor.


Latest Stories

10th Annual Pancake and Sausage Feed Scheduled in Braman

Braman- The Braman American Legion Auxiliary Unit 259 will have their 10th Annual Groundhog Day Pancake...

Investigation Into What Happens to Oklahoma’s Confiscated Weapons

OKLAHOMA (KOKH) — Every year Oklahoma deputies and officers take hundreds of guns off the streets. As...

Guthrie High School Teacher Arrested After Sending Inappropriate Messages To Student

GUTHRIE, Oklahoma –  Inappropriate Instagram messages have 43-year-old Shawna Kathrein in legal trouble. Now, she is...