Veterans get relief after lawmakers fast track legislation bill

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Veterans and surviving spouses in Oklahoma are breathing a sigh of relief as lawmakers pass legislation this week.

In December News 4 reported many Veterans and surviving spouses had missed out on added savings by not re-registering. The new law required Veterans and surviving spouses re-register for sales tax exemptions.

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Oklahoma lawmakers alerted to the error fast tracked a bill to correct the issue and this week signed a measure into law.

State officials say, Veterans and surviving spouses who were denied new exemption cards because they missed the deadline will now receive new ones within the next few weeks.

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