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§ 61.4. Legal counsel

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 4. Department of Central Services
General Provisions
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 61.4
§ 61.4. Legal counsel
The Director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services shall employ an attorney and one assistant attorney to serve as legal counsel for the Office of Management and Enterprise Services. The attorney and one assistant attorney shall be authorized to appear for and represent the Office of Management and Enterprise Services in all litigation that may arise from the discharge of its duties, except as otherwise provided in this section, and shall advise it upon all legal matters pertaining to the Office of Management and Enterprise Services. The salary for the attorney and the assistant attorney shall be fixed by the Director. Any litigation concerning the Comprehensive Professional Risk Management Program of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services shall be handled by the Attorney General of the State of Oklahoma; provided, the Director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services may employ private attorneys to handle any litigation which involves entities covered by the Comprehensive Professional Risk Management Program which are not state agencies. The attorney, the assistant attorney and, in addition, the Attorney General, are further authorized to appear for and represent officers and employees of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services in any civil suits brought against such officers and employees in their individual capacities upon alleged causes of action which arose from acts or omissions of such officers and employees within the scope of their official duties.

Credits

Laws 1985, c. 294, § 8, emerg. eff. July 24, 1985; Laws 1994, c. 329, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994; Laws 1996, c. 316, § 6, eff. July 1, 1996; Laws 2012, c. 304, § 704.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 61.4, OK ST T. 74 § 61.4
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through July 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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