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§ 6.5. Use of certain words in reference to children born out of wedlock prohibited

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 10. Children

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 10. Children (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. General Provisions
10 Okl.St.Ann. § 6.5
§ 6.5. Use of certain words in reference to children born out of wedlock prohibited
A. On and after the date upon which this act1 becomes operative, the designations “illegitimate” or “bastard” shall not be used to designate a child born out of wedlock.
B. No person, firm, corporation, agency, organization, the State of Oklahoma nor any of its agencies, boards, commission officers or political subdivisions, nor any hospital, nor any institution supported by public funds, nor any employee of any of the above, shall use the term “illegitimate” or “bastard” in referring to or designating any child born on or after the operative date of this act.

Credits

Laws 1974, c. 297, § 1, operative July 1, 1974.

Footnotes

O.S.L.1974, c. 297, operative July 1, 1974.
10 Okl. St. Ann. § 6.5, OK ST T. 10 § 6.5
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 229 of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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