Governor Mary Fallin Signs Cattle Theft Bill- Toughens Penalties for Cattle RustlingTue, 19 Apr 2016 18:01:56 CDT
The following statement was released Tuesday afternoon by Michael Kelsey, Executive Vice President of the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association regarding the signing into law by Governor Mary Fallin HB 2504:
"Late this afternoon Governor Fallin signed into law HB 2504 which addresses penalties regarding cattle theft. We are very appreciative of the Governor signing this bill as she recognizes the importance of helping cattle producers protect their cattle. OCA would also like to thank Representative John Pfeiffer and Senator Ron Justice for carrying the bill. We would also like to thank the whole posse of senators and representatives who signed onto the bill as co-authors and voted for its passage. OCA leadership selected addressing cattle theft as a priority policy for 2016 therefore OCA will continue to work on solutions to address this important issue."
The final language of HB2504 is available here.
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