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§ 324.19. Violations--Penalties--Hearing

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State GovernmentEffective: November 1, 2022

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 11. State Fire Marshal (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 1, 2022
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 324.19
§ 324.19. Violations--Penalties--Hearing
Any person, firm, corporation, partnership, organization, city, town, school district, county or other subdivision of government who fails to comply with the provisions of Section 324.11 of this title or any lawful order of the State Fire Marshal shall be subject to payment of a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) for each day's failure to comply; provided, that any person or entity described above who is fined shall have the right to a hearing before the State Fire Marshal that complies with the rules promulgated by the State Fire Marshal Commission. The hearing request shall be submitted in writing to the State Fire Marshal within ten (10) days of the fine notice. After the hearing, the State Fire Marshal shall issue a proposed order containing findings of fact and conclusions of law, which shall be sent to the appellant upon issuance. The proposed order shall also be presented to the State Fire Marshal Commission at a public meeting scheduled at least ten (10) days after the issuance of the proposed order, with notice thereof provided to the appellant. The State Fire Marshal Commission may adopt, modify, or deny, in whole or in part, the proposed order of the State Fire Marshal. The Commission shall issue a final order containing findings of fact and conclusions of law and give notice to the parties involved. Any party aggrieved by the final order of the State Fire Marshal Commission may appeal to the district court of the county in which the property is located. This hearing process supersedes any hearing or appeal section in the building codes adopted by the Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission. Fine collections shall be deposited in the State Fire Marshal Revolving Fund created in Section 324.20b of this title.

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Laws 1980, c. 96, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1980; Laws 2022, c. 311, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2022.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 324.19, OK ST T. 74 § 324.19
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 316 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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