2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 85A. Administrative Workers' Compensation System
§85A-21. Officers - Quorum.

85A OK Stat § 85A-21 (2014) What's This?

A. Commissioners shall be considered officers and shall take the oath prescribed by the Oklahoma Constitution and the laws of this state.

B. 1. A majority of the Workers' Compensation Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and vacancies shall not impair the right of the remaining commissioners to exercise all the powers of the full Commission, so long as a majority remains.

2. Any investigation, inquiry, or hearing which the Commission is authorized to hold or undertake may be held or undertaken by or before any one commissioner of the Commission, or appointee acting for him or her, under authorization of the Commission.

C. The Commission shall have a seal for authentication of its judgments, awards, and proceedings, on which shall be inscribed the words: "Workers' Compensation Commission, State of Oklahoma".

D. Except with respect to the Commission's authority to hear appeals of decisions from administrative law judges, any reference in this act to the Commission's ability to hear and decide the rights of interested parties under this act shall not prevent it from delegating that responsibility to an administrative law judge.

Added by Laws 2013, c. 208, § 21.

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