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April 18, 2020
Meeting Schedule for May 2020 Meetings

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, We will be holding our May1st & 2nd meetings by conference call.

Officer Call - Friday, May 1st - 7PM

Membership call - Saturday, May 2nd - 10AM

Phone No. 605-475-4000 Access Code 506298# (# must be at end of code)

The 3rd and 4th Quarter meetings will be determined as we move toward lifting the restrictions.

October 11, 2019
OMLA trying something new

OMLA is trying something new for our November 2nd, 2019 meeting. we are holding 1 hour session classes, our annual swapmeet, and our general business meeting all during the day. The schedule is as follows: 8 AM Marks, USA, 9 AM to 6 PM swapmeet, 10 AM general business meeting convines (Officer elections also), 11:30 to 12:30 lunch period (not provided), 12:30 Olympus Lock, 2:30 ILCO/Advanced diagnostics, 4:30 Basic electric. It all comes to an end at 6 PM. This all takes place at the Saddleback Inn 4300 SW 3rd, OKC. 73108, 405-947-7000

September 9, 2018
El Reno Locksmith selling equipment & inventory

El Reno Locksmith, Jame Hixon is selling his equipment & inventory due to health issues, please review info via photos, etc.

August 6, 2018
Special Flier for 2018 Annual Distributor's Show

The 48th Annual OMLA Distributor's Show has some very special features you need to check out so please open and read this link

July 21, 2018
Locksmith Job Listing

Clarence has a job listing to share, please view and let others know if they're looking

January 7, 2018
February 2018 class scheduled

The February class will be February 3rd, 2018 at the Saddleback Inn in OKC from 8AM to 5PM with a lunch break at 12 noon. The class consists of Interchangeable Core in all forms of device. Please see Education Opportunities for class information. David Blair is the Instructor. He has taught Best IC products for several years.

November 18, 2017
November meeting schedule changed

Due to the closeness of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Board has voted and approved moving the November meeting each year to the first weekend instead of the 3rd. The meeting schedule now indicates the scheduling change.

October 3, 2017
ODOL special Licensing report

The ODOL has issued a special report about incorrect information concerning Licensing and the Legislature so please read.

August 14, 2017
Occupational Licensing Task Force to hold public meeting

ODOL Occupational Licensing Task Force is holding a public meeting on August 23rd, 2017 to be held in the Senate Assembly Room at the Oklahoma Capital from 8:30AM to 4:30PM.  Please see the announcement and blueprint-annex for necessary information.  Attendance to be confirmed by August 21st, 2017.

August 3, 2017
HLFlake unites with McDonald Dash

HL Flake has acquired McDonald Dash to increase material availability for both facilities. Please see announcement letter for details.

June 17, 2017
2017 Annual Distributor's Show

Don't forget the 2017 OMLA Annual Distributor's Show on August 19th, 2017 located at the Holiday Inn Express, 150 Aquarium Drive, Jenks, OK. 74037 from 9 AM to 3 PM. The general business meeting will follow at 3:30 PM.  see meeting location for directions to facility

April 26, 2017
Retiring Locksmith business for sale

Sam Ebersole, owner of Okie Locksmith, is retiring and is placing his vehicle, equipment, and inventory for sale. A itemized list provides business details. He can be reached at 580-336-1960 or  He indicates many items are negotiable and he looks forward to working with those who contact him. He will provide additional info and or pictures if requested. Please review the list ane determine what works for your business. Please see if you can help him out.


April 26, 2017
Senate Bill 531 signed by the Governor

This bill was signed by governor on 4/25/2017 and will go into effect 11/01/2017.

Short version: it will allow locksmiths to install and work on integrated systems without obtaining additional licenses. ( ie access control, CCTV , residential fire and burglar alarms )
Of course there are some conditions that go along with this and everyone should read the bill to see them.  SB531

March 2, 2017
Quarterly scheduled ODOL classes


OMLA will be offering ODOL sanctioned licensing preparation classes at each regularly scheduled quarterly meeting (except the August meeting due to Annual Distributor's Show) for Locksmithing or Access Control are $275 per class (OMLA members in good standing $225) these classes are 8AM to 5PM Saturday and 8AM to Noon Sunday. Cut off dates for registration will be 30 days prior to scheduled class date.

February 15, 2017
February Special Advisory Committee meeting reports

Reports for the special Advisory Committee meetings held on Feb. 8th and 15th  concerning SB531 and some suggested amendments to it, have been attached to the regular February report, so check it out.


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