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§ 1705. Referral to local commission

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. § 1705
§ 1705. Referral to local commission
A. The Attorney General:
1. Whether or not a complaint has been filed under the provisions of Section 1502 or 1704 of this title, may refer a matter involving discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information to a local commission for investigation, study, and report; and
2. May refer a complaint alleging a violation of Section 1101 et seq. of this title to a local commission for:
a. investigation,
b. determination whether there is reasonable cause to believe that the respondent has engaged in a discriminatory practice, or
c. assistance in eliminating a discriminatory practice by conference, conciliation, or persuasion.
B. Upon referral by the Attorney General, the local commission shall make a report and may make recommendations to the Attorney General and take other appropriate action within the scope of its powers.


Laws 1968, c. 388, § 705; Laws 1981, c. 231, § 13; Laws 1985, c. 165, § 18, eff. Nov. 1, 1985; Laws 2011, c. 270, § 20, eff. Nov. 1, 2011; Laws 2013, c. 214, § 27, emerg. eff. May 7, 2013.
25 Okl. St. Ann. § 1705, OK ST T. 25 § 1705
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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