2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-1430.6. Standing to bring action - Jurisdiction.
A. Enforcement of any action for an injunction or recovery of any administrative or civil penalty assessed pursuant to the Group Homes for Persons with Developmental or Physical Disabilities Act may be brought by:
1. The district attorney of the appropriate district court of the State of Oklahoma;
2. The Attorney General on behalf of the State of Oklahoma in the appropriate district court of the State of Oklahoma; or
3. The Department on behalf of the State of Oklahoma in the appropriate district court of the State of Oklahoma; or as otherwise authorized by law.
B. The Department may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction for equitable relief to redress or restrain a violation by any person of a provision of the Group Homes for Persons with Developmental or Physical Disabilities Act or any rule or order issued pursuant thereto. Said court has jurisdiction to determine said action, and to grant the necessary or appropriate relief, including, but not limited to, mandatory or prohibitive injunctive relief, interim equitable relief, and punitive damages.
Added by Laws 1987, c. 225, § 6, eff. July 1, 1987. Amended by Laws 1996, c. 155, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 1996; Laws 1996, c. 354, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 1996. Renumbered from § 1-818.6 of Title 63 by Laws 1996, c. 354, § 56, eff. Nov. 1, 1996.
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