2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-1150.3. Board - Membership - Officers - Meetings - Compensation - Administrative assistance and services.

10 OK Stat § 10-1150.3 (2014) What's This?

A. The Child Death Review Board shall be composed of twenty-seven (27) members, or their designees, as follows:

1. Fourteen of the members shall be:

a.the Chief Medical Examiner,

b.the Director of the Department of Human Services, or a designee, provided the designee shall be a person assigned to the Child Welfare Division of the Department,

c.the State Commissioner of Health,

d.the Director of the Office of Child Abuse Prevention,

e.the Director of the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth,

f.the Chief Child Abuse Medical Examiner,

g.the Chief of Maternal and Child Health Services of the State Department of Health,

h.the Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services,

i.the Chair of the Child Protection Committee of the Children's Hospital of Oklahoma,

j.the Director of the Office of Juvenile Affairs,

k.the Chief of Injury Prevention Services of the State Department of Health,

l.the State Epidemiologist of the State Department of Health,

m.the Director of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and

n.the Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority; and

2. Thirteen of the members shall be appointed by the Director of the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, shall serve for terms of two (2) years, and shall be eligible for reappointment. The members shall be persons having training and experience in matters related to the abuse or neglect of a child. The appointed members shall include:

a.a law enforcement officer selected from lists submitted by the executive boards of organizations representing sheriffs and peace officers in this state,

b.an attorney licensed in this state who is in private practice selected from a list submitted by the executive board of the Oklahoma Bar Association,

c.a district attorney selected from a list submitted by the District Attorney's Council,

d.a physician selected from lists submitted by statewide organizations representing physicians in this state,

e.a physician selected from lists submitted by statewide organizations representing osteopathic physicians in this state,

f.a member of the State Post-Adjudication Review Advisory Board,

g.a social worker selected from a list submitted by each organization representing social workers,

h.an individual selected from lists submitted by Oklahoma court-appointed special advocate associations,

i.a psychologist selected from lists submitted by Oklahoma psychological associations,

j.a member of a Native American Tribe involved in the area of protection of Native American children selected from a list submitted by the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission,

k.an individual selected from lists submitted by Oklahoma coalitions or associations against domestic violence and sexual assault,

l.a pediatric physician selected from lists submitted by organizations of pediatric physicians or osteopaths, and

m.a member of an emergency medical technicians association.

B. Every two (2) years the Board shall elect from among its membership a chair and a vice-chair. The Board shall meet at least quarterly and may meet more frequently as necessary as determined by the chair. Members shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for necessary travel out of funds available to the Commission pursuant to the State Travel Reimbursement Act; provided, that the reimbursement shall be paid in the case of state employee members by the agency employing the member.

C. With funds appropriated or otherwise available for that purpose, the Commission shall provide administrative assistance and services to the Child Death Review Board.

Added by Laws 1991, c. 192, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 195, § 2, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1995, c. 223, § 2, emerg. eff. May 23, 1995; Laws 1999, c. 30, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1999; Laws 2004, c. 421, § 7, emerg. eff. June 4, 2004.

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