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Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8. Auditor and Inspector (Refs & Annos)
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 215
§ 215. Facilities for investigations--Exhibits and information--Offenses--Powers and duties of State Auditor and Inspector
All officers of the state and counties of the state and all officers and employees of other institutions mentioned in this article,1 must afford reasonable facilities for the investigation provided for in this article, and all such officers, manager and employees must make written exhibits to the Auditor and Inspector under oath in such form and in such manner as he may prescribe, and each and every person so required who shall refuse and neglect to make such written exhibit, or to make or to give such information as may be required by said State Auditor and Inspector, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and if any person in making such exhibit or giving such information or affording any statement required under this article, on his oath, shall knowingly swear falsely concerning the same, he shall be deemed guilty of the felony of perjury and punished accordingly. The State Auditor and Inspector shall have full power and authority for the various purposes named to examine books, papers, accounts, bills, vouchers and any other documents, or property of any or all of the aforesaid state institutions, all state officers and custodians of any county or state funds, also to examine under oath, county or state officers and custodians of county and state funds aforesaid. The State Auditor and Inspector is empowered to issue subpoenas and administer oath2 in the performance of his duty, and any persons refusing access to said examiner to any such books or papers, or any officer, clerk, employee, or other persons aforesaid, who shall obstruct access and refuse to search for any required information, or who shall in any manner hinder the examination required by this article of the records, and books of the officers of public institutions or pertaining to the county and state officers aforesaid, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than one (1) year or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

Credits

R.L.1910, § 8122; Laws 1979, c. 30, § 141, emerg. eff. April 6, 1979; Laws 1997, c. 133, § 587, eff. July 1, 1999.

Footnotes

R.L.1910, c. 75, art. 7; see, now, Title 74, § 212 et seq.
So in enrolled bill.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 215, OK ST T. 74 § 215
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 90 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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