House of Representatives

Representative Humphrey, Justin
District 19 -  Republican

Capitol Address
 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room  301
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
 (405) 557-7382

Legislative Assistant
 LaToya Alexander 
 (405) 557-7382

Email Address
 justin.humphrey@okhouse.gov

Representative Humphrey's News Stories: 2021-22

Latest News
 
11/18/2022 2:01:00 PM
Humphrey Asks Ethics Commission to Investigate Potential Misuse of Public Funds by Gubernatorial Can
11/3/2022 1:13:00 PM
Humphrey Studies Criminal Justice Reforms
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, over the past few weeks has held several interim studies examining reforms he sees as necessary to update Oklahoma's criminal justice system.
11/1/2022 11:07:00 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Humphrey to Study Law Enforcement Retirement
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Thursday, Nov. 3, will hold an interim study to discuss adding agencies to the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System.
10/20/2022 8:35:00 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Humphrey to Study Funding, Data Collection from SQ781
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Monday, Oct. 24, will hold an interim study to look at funding and data collection since the passage of State Question 781. In 2016, state voters passed State Question 780, changing simple drug possession and low-level property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. It's companion bill, SQ781, was intended to take funds saved from SQ780 and spend them on substance abuse and mental health services.
9/21/2022 3:37:00 PM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Humphrey to Discuss New Glossip Evidence
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, and attorney Don Knight will hold a press conference to discuss new evidence in the case of death row inmate Richard Glossip .
8/16/2022 1:38:00 PM
Humphrey to Consider Legislation to Support State's Ranchers
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, today said he is considering proposing legislation that could be brought forward in the House's current special session to assist Oklahoma farmers and ranchers in the current drought.
7/12/2022 11:04:00 AM
Humphrey Asks State AG to Sue Biden Admin over Border Invasion
Rep. Justin JJ Humphrey, R-Lane, has presented Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor with a proposed lawsuit against the Biden Administration for what he calls an utter failure to protect the nation's borders.
6/15/2022 4:33:00 PM
Legislators Respond to Glossip Investigation Findings
6/9/2022 10:34:00 AM
Humphrey Asks OU Athletic Director to Address Reports of Mandatory Participation in Student Unity Ma
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, this week sent a letter to University of Oklahoma Athletic Director Joe Castiglione asking for a response regarding reports he used his position to compel OU student athletes to participate in a unity march.
6/8/2022 9:42:00 AM
Humphrey Responds to Democrats' Call to Repeal Gun Laws
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, this week responded to House Democrats who are calling for what they say are responsible public-safety measures by introducing a proposal labeled the Stand Against Violence and Extremism (SAVE) Act. The SAVE Act would repeal existing laws deregulating gun use in Oklahoma and would institute other measures aimed at stopping gun violence.
6/6/2022 1:24:00 PM
Humphrey: Biden's Failure to Protect Border threatening Oklahoma
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, this week sent a letter to Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor regarding what he called President Joe Biden's utter failure to protect and defend our nation's border, which in turn puts all Oklahomans at risk. Humphrey is chair of the House Criminal Justice & Corrections Committee.
5/16/2022 11:55:00 AM
Corrections, Pardon and Parole Officers to Get Pay Raise
A proposal to give state correctional and pardon and parole officers a significant pay raise has been announced by the state Department of Corrections (DOC), a move largely facilitated by Rep. Justin JJ Humphrey, R-Lane.
5/3/2022 9:20:00 AM
Governor Signs 911 Dispatcher Training Bill into Law
A bill ensuring 911 dispatchers receive training to render first-aid instructions in the hope of saving more lives was signed into law recently by Gov. Kevin Stitt.
11/3/2021 3:23:00 PM
Humphrey, Kevin West Study Medical Marijuana Impacts on Counties
Reps. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, and Kevin West, R-Moore, on Tuesday held an interim study before the House Alcohol, Tobacco and Controlled Substances Committee to discuss the impact to counties from the explosion of medical marijuana, growers, dispensers and users.
10/22/2021 3:11:00 PM
Humphrey Promotes Statewide Criminal Justice System
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Friday held an interim study to discuss his desire to see an integrated statewide criminal justice system that increases government efficiency and leads to lower incarceration rates with more offenders instead entering the Oklahoma workforce.
10/21/2021 1:45:00 PM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Humphrey to Study Statewide Criminal Justice System
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Friday will hold an interim study to discuss the need for a statewide system that links all criminal justice agencies together. Humphrey said this system would not only collect data that would put Oklahoma on the cutting edge of criminal justice technology, lawmakers also will study how to reconnect the workforce into the state's supervision service. Humphrey's plan is to change criminal behavior and substance abuse behavior by putting offenders to work. "Our hope is to remove offenders from the criminal justice system and place them as employees in the Oklahoma workforce," he said.
10/18/2021 10:24:00 AM
Humphrey Hopes to Change Corrections System and Update SQ780
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, plans to draft legislation for next year that would completely change Oklahoma's criminal justice system. He said his move to a community-based treatment model would better hold repeat offenders accountable for their actions while getting more appropriate help to those dealing with substance abuse and addiction or mental health issues.
10/13/2021 10:46:00 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Humphrey to Study Community Corrections, SQ780
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Friday will hold an interim study on the topic of community corrections, addressing State Question 780. State voters passed SQ780 in 2016, changing simple drug possession and low-level property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. Humphrey wants to examine the effect of the law changes on local communities, law enforcement efforts and the courts. He said he plans to introduce legislation in the upcoming session that would completely change Oklahoma's criminal justice system to better address repeat offenders and hold criminals accountable for their actions while getting the appropriate help for those dealing with substance abuse or addiction issues.
10/5/2021 10:18:00 AM
Lawmakers Study Inmate, Correctional Officer Wellbeing
6/18/2021 9:35:00 AM
Humphrey Asks for Emergency Declaration in Prisons
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, is calling for a state of emergency to be declared to address the shortage of corrections officers at state prisons. The current shortage of about between 300 to 400 correctional officers could result in fights or riots that can end in loss of life, a hostage situation or damage to the prison employees, inmates and state property, he said.
4/12/2021 4:22:00 PM
Law Enforcement, Mental Health Telemedicine/Transport Bill Passes House
Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, on Monday won unanimous passage in the House of a bill that will allow law enforcement to use telemedicine to have a person needing mental health services assessed and that changes the method by which such a person is transported.
1/21/2021 1:57:00 PM
Rep. Humphrey Bill Would Open Bigfoot Hunting Season
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, this week filed legislation that would establish a Bigfoot hunting season.
12/11/2020 9:28:00 AM
Lawmakers Ask Governor to Refrain from Managed Health Care Plan
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, and a group of state lawmakers today sent a letter to Gov. Kevin Stitt expressing concern that should he try to attempt to use his position to try and implement a commercial managed health care plan for the state it would prove to be a disaster.
10/6/2020 2:23:00 PM
Humphrey Studies Support for Law Enforcement
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, held an interim study today focusing on ways the Legislature can best protect and support law enforcement.
10/2/2020 2:51:00 PM
Humphrey to Study Support for Law Enforcement
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, will hold an interim study Tuesday, Oct. 6, that examines how lawmakers can best protect and support law enforcement.
9/22/2020 9:08:00 AM
OPINION: False Accusations Must Stop
9/9/2020 11:08:00 AM
Interim Study Focuses on State, County, Municipal Governments
State Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, was the author of an interim study held at the Capitol today that focused on clearly defining the role of various levels of government from the state to the county and the municipal level.
8/14/2020 3:35:00 PM
Humphrey Comments on COVID-19 and Hydroxychloroquine
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, released the following today regarding to the nation’s COVID-19 response and the use of Hydroxycholorquine: ?
7/30/2020 12:59:00 PM
Humphrey Releases Information on Officer-Involved Deaths
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, recently requested information from the Office of Criminal Justice Statistics with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation on fatal officer-involved shootings (FOIS), arrest-related deaths (ARDs), and law enforcement officers killed and assaulted (LEOKA).
6/18/2020 8:51:00 AM
Legislators Attack Beef Problems
An Oklahoma beef task force designed to analyze problems in marketing and processing beef has been organized by State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, and State Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant.
4/30/2020 9:20:00 AM
Humphrey Requests AG Investigation of OK Beef Industry
State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, last week met with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter regarding his request of an investigation into the Oklahoma beef industry. On Tuesday, he sent a follow-up letter expressing appreciation for Hunter’s quick response to his initial request and commending Hunter’s staff for how quickly they addressed his concerns.
4/23/2020 9:28:00 AM
Humphrey Asks Governor to Change Rural Medical Supply
State Rep. Justin Humphrey (R-Lane) on Wednesday sent a letter to the governor concerning medical supply provider rates.
3/3/2020 3:58:00 PM
Bill to Protect Elephants and Elephant Handlers Passes House
Save the elephants and their trainers! That’s the call from Rep. Justin Humphrey (R-Lane), the author of House Bill 2895, which would protect the elephants and the elephant handlers at the Endangered Ark Foundation, a private nonprofit in Hugo, from potential animal cruelty statutory provisions.
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