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§ 325.1. Firefighter Training Advisory Committee

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 11. State Fire Marshal (Refs & Annos)
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 325.1
§ 325.1. Firefighter Training Advisory Committee
A. The Oklahoma Council on Firefighter Training is hereby abolished and all powers, duties and responsibilities of the Oklahoma Council on Firefighter Training shall be transferred to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. All equipment, vehicles, records, furniture and fixtures of the Oklahoma Council on Firefighter Training shall be turned over to the Office of the State Fire Marshal by January 1, 2018. Any unexpended balance of the Oklahoma Council on Firefighter Training's operational funds as of January 1, 2018, shall be transferred to the State Fire Marshal Revolving Fund.
B. There is hereby established within the Office of the State Fire Marshal, the Firefighter Training Advisory Committee.
C. The Committee shall consist of representatives of the Oklahoma State Fire Service, with the total number and length of appointments to be determined by the State Fire Marshal Commission.
D. The Committee shall :
1. Advise and assist the State Fire Marshal Commission in identifying firefighter training needs and setting the firefighter training goals for the State of Oklahoma;
2. Advise and assist the State Fire Marshal Commission in interacting with the Homeland Security Department's Preparedness and Awareness Division on firefighter training and grants;
3. Advise and assist the State Fire Marshal Commission in administering and maintaining the incentive and recognition programs established for Oklahoma firefighters; and
4. Advise and assist the State Fire Marshal Commission in ensuring that the state has consistent basic and continuing education programs that include steps for all ranks or positions of career and volunteer firefighters, by setting minimum standards for career, recommended levels for volunteer, identifying training programs and courses required for fire service members to achieve those levels.
E. The Committee shall assist the State Fire Marshal Commission in advising the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore of the State Senate and the Oklahoma State Fire Service on fire and emergency service training needs for the state. The State Fire Marshal Commission shall submit an annual report or recommendations regarding fire and emergency service training needs to the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the State Senate not later than December 31 each year.
F. The Committee shall meet at the discretion of the State Fire Marshal Commission.

Credits

Laws 2004, c. 515, § 2, eff. July 1, 2004; Laws 2012, c. 161, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2012; Laws 2017, c. 232, § 2, eff. July 1, 2017.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 325.1, OK ST T. 74 § 325.1
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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