On 02-26-2024 many law enforcement officials traveled to the State Capitol to support the 2023 Oklahoma House Bill 1068. Oklahoma House Bill 1068 an Act relating to the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System.

HB1068 moves all deputy sheriffs and county jailers hired prior to November 1, 2020, to the hazardous duty plan administered by the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) beginning November 1, 2024, and gives these employees until July 1, 2025 to elect to purchase service credit in the hazardous duty plan at actuarial cost. Former deputy sheriffs or county jailers rehired after November 1, 2024, will also have six months from the date of reemployment to make an election to purchase service credit in the hazardous duty plan at actuarial cost.

Many law enforcement officials from throughout the state showed up to support this bill. The bill passed 10-0.