2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 4. Animals
§4-270.2. Enforcement of laws pertaining to livestock brands.
The laws of this state relating to violations and investigations of livestock brands shall be enforced and carried out by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and any agriculture law enforcement agent of the state.
All responsibilities and duties relating to brand registry, keeping of records and maintenance of files are hereby delegated to the State Board of Agriculture.
The Board is authorized to enter into contracts with state livestock associations to register and record marks and brands and to make compensation for services. The Board may also appoint agents to receive fees and monies and perform other duties as it may direct; provided, that the agent shall file with and in favor of the Board a fidelity bond executed by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned on the faithful performance of their duties, a strict accounting of all funds to the Board and on other terms and conditions as the Board may deem necessary, in a penal sum as the Board may require. All fees and monies shall be deposited in the State Department of Agriculture Trust Fund.
Added by Laws 1965, c. 400, § 1, eff. July 1, 1965. Amended by Laws 1968, c. 107, § 1, emerg. eff. April 1, 1968; Laws 2009, c. 373, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2009.
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