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Anthony Sykes' Voting Records on Issue: Judicial Branch

Office: State Senate (OK) - District 24, Republican

Oklahoma Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 4, 2013 SJR 21 Amends Selection Process for Judicial Nominating Commission Senate Co-sponsor
May 24, 2010 HJR 1056 Prohibits Use of International and Sharia Law in State Courts Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(41 - 2)
Feb. 1, 2010 HJR 1056 Prohibits Use of International and Sharia Law in State Courts Senate Sponsor
April 22, 2009 HB 1602 Attorney Fee Limits Bill Failed - Senate
(23 - 23)
April 22, 2009 HB 1603 Tort Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 19)
April 8, 2009 HB 1601 Regulating Attorney Election Contributions Bill Passed - Senate
(26 - 22)
April 19, 2007 SB 507 Comprehensive tort reform-Provide Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(25 - 23)
March 13, 2007 SB 507 Firearm Injury Liability and Tort Reform Bill Passed - Senate
(42 - 5)

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