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Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 82. Waters and Water Rights

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 82. Waters and Water Rights
Chapter 8. Grand River Dam Authority
Scenic Rivers
82 Okl.St.Ann. § 896.5
Formerly cited as Title 82, § 1452
§ 896.5. Preservation of certain free-flowing streams and rivers--Designation of scenic river areas
The Oklahoma Legislature finds that certain free-flowing streams and rivers of Oklahoma possess such unique natural scenic beauty, water, fish, wildlife and outdoor recreational values of present and future benefit to the people of the state that it is the policy of the Legislature to preserve these areas for the benefit of the people of Oklahoma. For this purpose the following are hereby designated as scenic rivers:
1. The Flint Creek in Delaware County;
2. The Illinois River in Adair, Delaware and Cherokee Counties above its confluence with the Barren Fork Creek;
3. The Barren Fork Creek in Adair and Cherokee Counties from the present alignment of U.S. Highway 59 West to its confluence with the Illinois River;
4. The Upper Mountain Fork River above the 600-foot elevation level of Broken Bow Reservoir in McCurtain and LeFlore Counties;
5. Big Lee Creek in Sequoyah County, above the 420-foot MSL elevation; and
6. Little Lee Creek in Adair and Sequoyah Counties.

Credits

Laws 1970, c. 68, § 2, eff. March 17, 1970; Laws 1974, c. 56, § 1, eff. April 13, 1974; Laws 1977, c. 6, § 1, eff. Feb. 25, 1977; Laws 1986, c. 33, § 1, eff. March 21, 1986; Laws 1988, c. 203, § 9, eff. June 10, 1988; Laws 1991, c. 7, § 2, eff. July 1, 1991; Laws 1997, c. 241, § 5, eff. July 1, 1997; Laws 2003, c. 305, § 2, emerg. eff. May 28, 2003; Laws 2016, c. 297, § 8, eff. July 1, 2016; Renumbered from Title 82, § 1452 by Laws 2016, c. 297, § 25, eff. July 1, 2016.
82 Okl. St. Ann. § 896.5, OK ST T. 82 § 896.5
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 329 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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