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§ 201B. Commission authority

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations
Chapter 12. J.M. Davis Memorial Commission
53 Okl.St.Ann. § 201B
§ 201B. Commission authority
The J.M. Davis Memorial Commission is authorized to:
1. Acquire and hold real estate or interest therein or personal property in the name of the Commission;
2. Act in cooperation and enter into contracts and agreements with the owner or owners of the J.M. Davis Gun Collection;
3. Furnish suitable quarters to house, display and preserve the J.M. Davis Gun Collection and other historical artifacts;
4. In the administration of the J.M. Davis Gun Collection, maintain or lease to the owner or owners of the J.M. Davis Gun Collection, or to a third party, an outlet for the sale to the public of such items as shall, in the judgment of the Commission or the lessee, be appropriate for sale at prices set by the Commission, including, but not limited to, literature, in book or pamphlet form, brochures, periodicals, books, artifacts and statuary;
5. Accept gifts, grants and donations from governmental sources or any individual, person, firm, corporation or foundation for the use and purpose of building, constructing, operating, maintaining, preserving or displaying the J.M. Davis Gun Collection and other historical artifacts. The location of the display and other historical artifacts shall be within the city limits of Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. The site for the display of the J.M. Davis Gun Collection shall not be moved from its current location at 333 North Lynn Riggs Boulevard, Claremore, Oklahoma, unless a declaratory judgment has first been issued by the District Court of Rogers County stating that any such relocation is in compliance with the lease dated April 25, 1967, between the J.M. Davis Foundation, Inc. and the J.M. Davis Memorial Commission; provided, the Commission may appeal any final declaratory judgment issued by the district court authorizing or directing the relocation of the current location of the site to the Supreme Court within thirty (30) days of the filing of the declaratory judgment; and
6. Maintain donation receptacles for the purpose of the collection of voluntary donations to the J.M. Davis Memorial Commission and to the owner or owners of the J.M. Davis Gun Collection. Funds donated to the J.M. Davis Memorial Commission shall be deposited into the J.M. Davis Memorial Commission Revolving Fund.

Credits

Laws 2001, c. 198, § 9, emerg. eff. May 7, 2001; Laws 2002, c. 151, § 1, emerg. eff. April 29, 2002; Laws 2017, c. 96, § 1, emerg. eff. April 25, 2017.
53 Okl. St. Ann. § 201B, OK ST T. 53 § 201B
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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