§ 420.23. Commission membership--Appointment--Qualifications--Geographical distribution--Employ...
Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 52. Oil and Gas
52 Okl.St.Ann. § 420.23
§ 420.23. Commission membership--Appointment--Qualifications--Geographical distribution--Employment--Term of office--Vacancies--Chairperson--Travel reimbursement
A. The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Research, Marketing and Safety Commission shall be composed of at least twelve (12) members. The twelve members shall be LP gas dealers who are holders of a permit from the State Liquefied Petroleum Gas Administration; four to be appointed by the Governor, four to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and four to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Governor, President Pro Tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives shall make appointments of the LP gas dealers from a list of names submitted by the Oklahoma Propane Gas Association.
C. The membership of the Commission shall be distributed geographically so that each quadrant of the state is represented equally. Each appointing authority shall make one appointment from each quadrant of the state. The boundaries of the quadrants shall be Interstate 35 and Interstate 40. A person shall be considered as representing a quadrant of the state if the person's permanent residence is located in the quadrant.
For the initial appointments which shall be made by September 1, 1994, each appointing authority shall make one appointment for a one-year term, one appointment for a two-year term and two appointments for three-year terms. Thereafter, the terms of the members shall be for three (3) years.
G. After October 1, 1994, the members of the Commission appointed pursuant to subsection A of this section may by majority vote appoint a maximum of three members representing companies which provide goods and services to propane dealers. These additional members shall have full voting rights and privileges and will serve three-year terms. They may be removed from the Commission by a majority vote of the LP gas dealer members of the Commission appointed pursuant to subsection A of this section.
I. No member of the Commission shall receive a salary or reimbursement for duties performed as a member of the Commission, however members are eligible to receive travel reimbursement as provided in the State Travel Reimbursement Act.1
Laws 1994, c. 146, § 4, eff. July 1, 1994.
Title 74, § 500.1 et seq.
52 Okl. St. Ann. § 420.23, OK ST T. 52 § 420.23
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 1 of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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