Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated) Help

Navigating Within the Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated) Site

The Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated) site includes the unannotated Oklahoma Statutes, Court Rules, and the Oklahoma Constitution from prior years. Coverage begins with the 2020 Official Oklahoma Statutes.

Click Home at the top of any page to return to the Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated) home page at any time.

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Searching Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated)

You can search for Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated) using the Natural Language search method. Natural Language allows you to retrieve relevant documents by typing a description in plain English. To search using Natural Language, complete the following steps:

  1. Click Search at the top of any page. The Search page is displayed.

  2. Type a description of the statute in the Natural Language Description text box. For example, to retrieve rules pertaining to requirements for service of process, type the following description:

    what are the requirements for service of process

    You can also search for a specific statute or regulation number. For example, if you have a citation to OK STAT T. 12, § 1755, type the following:

    “12 OK ST 1755”

    To search for Oklahoma Constitution Article 2, Section 8, type the following:

    “OK Const. Art. 2, s. 8”

  3. Click Search next to the Natural Language Description text box to run your search.

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Browsing Documents

Citations List
When you are viewing a search result, the citations list is shown first. Click the number preceding a citation to view that document's full text. To return to the search results, click Search results at the bottom of the page.

To see the next 20 documents that match the concepts in your description, click the right arrow at the bottom of the citations list.

Browsing by Search Terms
In a search result, you can click the right or left Term arrow to move to the next or previous occurrence of your search terms in the displayed document.

Browsing by Document
In a search result, you can click the right or left Document arrow to move to the next or previous document in your search result.

Effective Date Information
The effective date of a statute section is provided near the top of the page, for example, “Effective: November 1, 2020”.

Currentness Information
A current-through line tells you the overall currency for content you are viewing, for example, “Current with legislation of the First Regular Session and the First Extraordinary Session of the 58th Legislature (2021)”. For Oklahoma Historical Statutes (Unannotated), the current-through line will appear at the end of the document. A “Currentness” link to that information is provided below the section nameline.

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Other Oklahoma Legal Products

For the Official Oklahoma Statutes, click here.

For the Official Oklahoma Session Laws, click here.

For the Official Oklahoma Historical Session Laws, click here.

Information on other Oklahoma legal products is available at the Thomson Reuters site.

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