Oklahoma State Question 812

Oklahoma State Question 812 is Simply a Criminal Justice Reform Bill that Simply does the following:

Releases prisoners from prisons and jails for possession of marijuana.

Keeps people from going to jail for marijuana possession in the future.

Expunges records of those who have been convicted of marijuana possession, and the State of Oklahoma shall pay the costs for each expungement.


PROPOSED BALLOT TITLE

This measure adds a new Article to the Constitution of the State of Oklahoma.

This Article shall decriminalize the following offenses:

A. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana);

B. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana) with the Intent to Distribute;

C. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana) within 2,000 Feet of a School or Public Park;

D. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana) in the Presence of a Minor Child;

C. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Marijuana) without a Tax Stamp; and

F. Possession of Proceeds Derived from a Violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act, to wit any of the crimes listed in sections a through e herein.

This Article shall cause the release of all offenders who have been convicted of the crimes named in this Article from all Oklahoma state prisons, city, municipal, county, township jails, correctional facilities, and detention centers immediately upon the passage of this Article.

This Article shall cause the expungement of all criminal records within the State of Oklahoma for the named offenses.

Click here for SQ 812's full bill https://www.sos.ok.gov/documents/questions/812.pdf