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§ 952. Revocation of license--Vacation of franchise--Penalties

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 18. Corporations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 18. Corporations (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 21. Farming or Ranching Business Corporations (Refs & Annos)
18 Okl.St.Ann. § 952
§ 952. Revocation of license--Vacation of franchise--Penalties
A. Any license issued after June 1, 1971, under the Oklahoma Business Corporation Act1 to a foreign corporation for the purpose of engaging in farming or ranching or for the purpose of owning or leasing any interest in land to be used in the business of farming or ranching shall be revoked within five (5) years of the effective date of this act.2
B. The corporate franchise of any existing domestic corporation formed under the Oklahoma Business Corporation Act after June 1, 1971, for the purpose of engaging in farming or ranching or for the purpose of owning or leasing any interest in land to be used in the business of farming or ranching shall be vacated within five (5) years of the effective date of this act unless its articles of incorporation comply with Section 951 of this title.
C. The corporate franchise of any domestic corporation governed by the Oklahoma General Corporation Act formed for the purpose of farming or ranching or for the purpose of owning or leasing any interest in land to be used in the business of farming or ranching and permitted to engage in such activity under this act shall be vacated promptly in the manner prescribed by Section 104 of this act,3 if the corporation has persistently violated the provisions of subsection A of Section 951 of this title.
D. The State Board of Agriculture shall initiate and prosecute civil or criminal actions and proceedings when deemed necessary to enforce or carry out any of the provisions of this code.
E. This act shall not require any foreign or domestic corporation to dispose of any property acquired on or before June 1, 1971.
F. Any farming or ranching corporation which violates the provisions of Section 951 of this title shall be fined an amount not to exceed Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Any other person, corporation or entity who knowingly violates such section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

Credits

Laws 1971, c. 310, § 2, emerg. eff. June 24, 1971; Laws 1977, c. 168, § 2; Laws 1978, c. 132, § 2, emerg. eff. April 4, 1978; Laws 1986, c. 292, § 157, eff. Nov. 1, 1986.

Footnotes

Title 18, § 1001 et seq.
Title 18, § 951 et seq.
Title 18, § 1104.
18 Okl. St. Ann. § 952, OK ST T. 18 § 952
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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