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§ 1704. Powers of local commissions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 25. Definitions and General Provisions

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 25. Definitions and General Provisions
Chapter 21. Discrimination (Refs & Annos)
Article 7. Local Commissions
25 Okl.St.Ann. § 1704
§ 1704. Powers of local commissions
A local commission may have the following powers in addition to powers authorized by other laws:
1. To employ an executive director and other employees and agents and fix their compensation;
2. To cooperate with individuals and state, local, and other agencies, both public and private, including agencies of the federal government and other states and municipalities;
3. To accept gifts, bequests, grants, or other payments, public or private, to help finance its activities;
4. To receive, initiate, investigate, and seek to conciliate complaints alleging violations of Section 1101 et seq. of this title or of an ordinance prohibiting discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information or legislation establishing the commission;
5. To make studies appropriate to effectuate its purposes and policies and to make the results thereof available to the public; and
6. To render at least annually a report, a copy of which shall be furnished to the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission.


Laws 1968, c. 388, § 704; Laws 1981, c. 231, § 12; Laws 1985, c. 165, § 17, eff. Nov. 1, 1985; Laws 2011, c. 270, § 19, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.
25 Okl. St. Ann. § 1704, OK ST T. 25 § 1704
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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