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Authors of DUI bill miffed by Oklahoma executive order


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin quietly signed an executive order that appears to override some provisions of a new drunken-driving law, and at least one backer of the changes isn't pleased.

Fallin signed legislation this month containing provisions that abolished the appeals process for people to try to keep their licenses after being arrested, The Oklahoman ( ) reported. Several DUI defense attorneys were concerned the changes could give the Public Safety Department permission to annul someone's license without providing them to challenge the action.

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