Mask Ordinance Passes, Heads To Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum's Desk

Thursday, July 16th 2020, 6:06 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum is expected to sign a mandate the morning of July 16 that would require people in city limits to wear a mask in public.

The ordinance passed with a 7 to 2 vote and heads to Bynum’s desk where it’s expected to be signed around 9 a.m.

Masks will then be required for people in public in Tulsa who are 18 years and older.

This includes places like grocery stores, retail stores, places of worship, other public areas where physical distancing cannot be followed.

There are some exceptions to the ordinance. That Includes medical reasons, eating or drinking, and driving.

The ordinance will be enforced by Tulsa police.  

The ordinance doesn't expire until the end of November unless repealed earlier by Bynum.

You can read the full resolution here.