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§ 163. Council--Membership--Tenure--Name change

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations
Chapter 11. Oklahoma Arts and Humanities Act
53 Okl.St.Ann. § 163
§ 163. Council--Membership--Tenure--Name change
The State Arts Council of Oklahoma is hereby re-created and renamed the Oklahoma Arts Council. The Council shall consist of fifteen (15) members appointed by the Governor with the approval of the State Senate. Members shall be individuals who have a real and active interest in the arts and an understanding of the value of these pursuits to our society.
The term of office of each member shall be three (3) years beginning July 1 of the year of appointment, or until a successor has been appointed and qualified for the office. The Governor shall appoint five members on or before July 1 of each year. A vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the term only. No person may be appointed to the Council for more than two consecutive terms.
The name prescribed by this section shall not affect in any manner whatsoever any legal relationships, bonds, contracts, supervisory authority of the Council, title to property, obligations, or any other phase or aspect of the legal status of the Council for any purpose, except that the Council shall be referred to as the “Oklahoma Arts Council” in all current and future references to the Council.
Supplies, including but not limited to letterheads, which on the effective date of this section1 carry or are labeled with the name “State Arts Council of Oklahoma” shall be utilized after the effective date of this section until such supplies are depleted. Any new supplies ordered for use after the effective date of this section shall bear the name “Oklahoma Arts Council”. For purposes of this section, “supplies” shall not mean signs designating the name of the Council.


Laws 1965, c. 263, § 3; Laws 1979, c. 115, § 1; Laws 1980, c. 204, § 2, emerg. eff. May 9, 1980; Laws 1983, c. 333, § 19, emerg. eff. June 29, 1983; Laws 1996, c. 348, § 6, eff. July 1, 1996.


O.S.L.1996, c. 348, effective July 1, 1996.
53 Okl. St. Ann. § 163, OK ST T. 53 § 163
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 295 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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