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§ 171. Dispensation of funds--Contracts for goods and services

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. § 171
§ 171. Dispensation of funds--Contracts for goods and services
The Oklahoma Arts Council shall dispense funds for arts purposes only. The Oklahoma Arts Council shall enter into contracts with other state agencies or nonprofit corporations holding a valid exemption from taxation issued pursuant to Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, 1954,1 and listed as an exempt organization in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, 1954,2 of the United States, as amended. These nonprofit corporations must demonstrate that the goods and services provided meet the intent of the state policy provided in this act.3
Funds shall not be applied, donated or used directly or indirectly for the use, benefit or support of any sect, church, denomination or system of religion, or for the use, benefit, or support of any priest, preacher, minister, or other religious teacher or dignitary, or sectarian institution as such.
The Oklahoma Arts Council shall provide opportunity, by public notices, to all organizations interested in providing these goods and services, who will submit written applications to be received and acted upon by the Council. At the conclusion of the contract, each state agency or nonprofit corporation shall provide the Oklahoma Arts Council with proof of fulfillment of the contract in proper order and must be affirmed on the proper form, provided by the Oklahoma Arts Council, by the managing officers of the state agency or nonprofit group making the contract.

Credits

Laws 1980, c. 204, § 5, eff. May 9, 1980; Laws 1996, c. 348, § 7, eff. July 1, 1996.

Footnotes

26 U.S.C.A. 501(a).
26 U.S.C.A. 501(c)(3).
Title 53, § 171.
53 Okl. St. Ann. § 171, OK ST T. 53 § 171
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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