By Roberto Ceniceros

Oklahoma is likely to become the second state in the nation to allow employers to opt out of its workers compensation system.

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday that S.B. 1062 — the measure that the state House approved Wednesday on a 74-24 vote — is among bills she looks forward to signing.

The legislation now returns to the Senate for final approval before going to the governor, Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman said in a statement about the legislation that he introduced.

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