As stated in Rule 3.2 of the House Rules of the 55th Oklahoma Legislature, the Clerk is required to:
3.2 – Clerk of the House
(a) The Clerk of the House, under the direction of the
Speaker, shall have general charge and supervision over the
legislative procedure of the House.
(b) The Clerk of the House shall be responsible for:
1. publication of all House calendars and agendas;
2. publication of bills, resolutions and amendments;
3. publication of standing committee reports, special
committee reports, and conference committee reports;
4. preparation, indexing and publication of electronic
and tangible versions of the House Journal.
(c) The Clerk of the House shall have custody of and be
responsible for the safekeeping of all bills and resolutions
pending in the House at the final adjournment of the First
Regular Session of the Legislature.
(d) All official papers, records, reports, testimony presented
and other materials belonging to the House shall be
entrusted to the care and custody of the Clerk of the House.
(e) Official copies of all bills and resolutions and other
materials as designated by the Speaker shall not be removed
from the Office of the Clerk for any purpose except upon
order of the Speaker.
(f) Communications shall be prepared and signed by the
Clerk of the House under the direction of and in the name
of the Speaker.
(g) The Clerk of the House of Representatives shall be the
guardian of electronic signatures for the House of
Representatives and shall be authorized to make
determinations as to validity and authenticity of electronic
(h) If transmitting bills, resolutions or messages
electronically to the Senate, Governor or Secretary of State,
the Clerk of the House shall establish safeguards to protect
against unauthorized users.