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§ 98.4. State Poet Laureate

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 25. Definitions and General Provisions

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 25. Definitions and General Provisions
Chapter 3. State Emblems and Honorary Positions
25 Okl.St.Ann. § 98.4
§ 98.4. State Poet Laureate
There is hereby designated the honorary position of State Poet Laureate. The State Poet Laureate shall be appointed by the Governor from lists provided by poetry societies and organizations and such person shall have this honorary position for a period of two (2) years. Each appointment shall be made by January 1 of every odd year beginning January 1, 1995. The person appointed to the honorary position of State Poet Laureate shall not be considered a state official or a state employee for such person's service in the honorary position of State Poet Laureate. The State Poet Laureate shall not be prohibited because of said appointed position from:
1. Running for and being elected to any office in the state or a political subdivision of the state; or
2. Being employed as a classified or unclassified employee of the state or a political subdivision of the state.

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Laws 1994, c. 53, § 1.
25 Okl. St. Ann. § 98.4, OK ST T. 25 § 98.4
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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