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§ 686.12. Exercise of powers and duties by successors--Ouster provisions applicable

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 26. Emergency Management Interim Legislative Succession Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 686.12
§ 686.12. Exercise of powers and duties by successors--Ouster provisions applicable
If, in the event of an emergency or disaster a legislator is unavailable, the emergency interim successor highest in order of succession who is not unavailable shall, except for the power and duty to appoint emergency interim successors, exercise the powers and assume the duties of such legislator. An emergency interim successor shall exercise these powers and assume these duties until the incumbent legislator, an emergency interim successor higher in order of succession, or a legislator appointed or elected and legally qualified can act. Each house of the Legislature shall, in accordance with its own rules, determine who is entitled under the provisions of this act1 to exercise the powers and assume the duties of its members. All constitutional and statutory provisions pertaining to ouster of a legislator shall be applicable to an emergency interim successor who is exercising the powers and assuming the duties of a legislator.

Credits

Laws 1959, p. 216, § 12, emerg. eff. June 5, 1959; Laws 1963, c. 340, § 12, emerg. eff. June 24, 1963; Laws 2003, c. 329, § 42, emerg. eff. May 29, 2003.

Footnotes

Title 63, § 686.1 et seq.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 686.12, OK ST T. 63 § 686.12
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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