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§ 231. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Board

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 53. Oklahoma Historical Societies and Associations
Chapter 13A. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame
53 Okl.St.Ann. § 231
§ 231. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Board
A. There is hereby re-created until July 1, 2013, in accordance with the provisions of the Oklahoma Sunset Law,1 a board to be designated as the “Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Board”. The Board shall be composed of seven (7) members who shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Of the initial members appointed, two shall serve for two (2) years, two shall serve for four (4) years, and three shall serve for six (6) years as the Governor may direct. After the initial appointment, all members shall serve six -- year terms. Selection of members shall be made from those individuals who have shown a sincere desire to recognize Oklahoma's contribution to music.
B. The Board shall elect a chair and vice-chair from among the membership to serve for one (1) year. Members of the Board shall not be compensated for their services, but each member shall be entitled to reimbursement in accordance with the State Travel Reimbursement Act2 for expenses incurred in attending Board meetings. The Board shall meet quarterly and at such other times as its rules may prescribe. A majority of the members appointed shall constitute a quorum for transaction of business. The Board may appoint and fix the salaries and duties of an executive secretary or director and such staff as may be necessary for the performance of its duties, purposes and functions.
C. It shall be the function and main purpose of the Board to honor those, living or dead, who, by achievement or service, have made outstanding and lasting contributions to music in Oklahoma or elsewhere. The Board may adopt such rules as may be needed to carry out its duties, purposes and functions. Also, it may conduct surveys and polls and may appoint such committees and representatives as it may determine necessary or desirable.
D. The Board shall be responsible for selecting a suitable site and/or facility in Muskogee, Oklahoma, which shall be dedicated to the research, archiving and display of Oklahoma's musical heritage and the individuals contributing to such heritage.
E. The Board may:
1. Solicit and accept donations, contributions and gifts of money and property;
2. Expend funds donated or contributed for its support;
3. Acquire and hold real estate or interest therein or personal property in its own name; and
4. Charge admission fees.


Laws 1999, c. 183, § 1, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 2006, c. 208, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2012, c. 71, § 1.


Title 74, § 3901 et seq.
Title 74, § 500.1 et seq.
53 Okl. St. Ann. § 231, OK ST T. 53 § 231
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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