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§ 150.23. Sidearms and badges--Custody and possession upon retirement or death--Purchase of rif...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State GovernmentEffective: November 1, 2021

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. State Bureau of Investigation
Effective: November 1, 2021
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 150.23
§ 150.23. Sidearms and badges--Custody and possession upon retirement or death--Purchase of rifles and shotguns
A. An officer, investigator, or agent of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, the Department of Wildlife Conservation, the Law Enforcement Division of the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission, the State Fire Marshal's Office, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, the Office of Inspector General and the Oklahoma Child Support Services divisions of the Department of Human Services, a Probation and Parole officer or Internal Affairs agent of the Department of Corrections, law enforcement officers employed by the Grand River Dam Authority, a campus police officer, as defined in Section 360.16 of this title, or the office of a district attorney shall be entitled to receive, upon retirement by reason of length of service, the continued custody and possession of the sidearm and badge carried by such officer, investigator or agent immediately prior to retirement.
B. An officer, investigator or agent specified in subsection A of this section may be entitled to receive, upon retirement by reason of disability, the continued custody and possession of the sidearm and badge carried by such officer or agent immediately prior to retirement upon written approval of the applicable Director of the appropriate Bureau, Department, Commission or district attorney.
C. Custody and possession of the sidearm and badge of an officer, investigator or agent who dies while employed by any Bureau, Department, Commission or office specified in subsection A of this section may be awarded by the applicable Director of the appropriate Bureau, Department, Commission or office to the spouse or next of kin of the deceased officer, investigator or agent.
D. A correctional officer or a peace officer of the Department of Corrections shall be entitled to receive, upon retirement by reason of length of service, the continued custody and possession of the firearm and badge carried by such officer immediately prior to retirement.
E. In addition to the firearm carried by a correctional officer or a peace officer of the Department of Corrections, the retired correctional officer or peace officer may purchase the rifle or shotgun, or both, issued to the correctional officer or peace officer immediately prior to retirement. The cost to the retired officer of purchasing the rifle or shotgun, or both, shall be the price the Department of Corrections paid at the time of purchase, and upon payment of that price, the retired correctional officer or peace officer shall be entitled to ownership of the rifle or shotgun, or both.
F. In addition to the sidearm carried by a retired agent of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the retired agent may purchase the rifle or shotgun, or both, issued to the retired agent immediately prior to retirement. The cost to the retired agent of purchasing the rifle or shotgun, or both, shall be the price the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation paid at the time of purchase, and upon payment of that price, the retired agent shall be entitled to ownership of the rifle or shotgun, or both.

Credits

Laws 1987, c. 103, § 1, emerg. eff. May 22, 1987; Laws 1997, c. 134, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997; Laws 1999, c. 230, § 1, emerg. eff. May 26, 1999; Laws 2004, c. 275, § 15, eff. July 1, 2004; Laws 2005, c. 169, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2005; Laws 2010, c. 259, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2010; Laws 2014, c. 319, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2014; Laws 2015, c. 292, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2015; Laws 2016, c. 210, § 45, emerg. eff. April 26, 2016; Laws 2018, c. 86, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2018; Laws 2019, c. 15, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2019; Laws 2021, c. 438, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2021.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 150.23, OK ST T. 74 § 150.23
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 106 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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