2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 85A. Administrative Workers' Compensation System
§85A-73. Preservation and enforcement of orders.

85A OK Stat § 85A-73 (2014) What's This?

A. The Commission shall have the power to preserve and enforce order during any proceeding before it, to issue subpoenas for and administer oaths to and compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses, and require the production of books, papers, documents, and other evidence.

B. If any person or party attending any proceeding before the Commission disobeys or resists any lawful order or process, obstructs the hearing, neglects to produce any book, paper or document after having been ordered to do so, refuses to appear after having been subpoenaed, refuses to take oath as a witness, refuses to be examined according to law, refuses to comply with any final judgment of an administrative law judge or the Commission or willfully refuses to pay an uncontroverted medical or related expense within forty-five (45) days after the respondent has received the statement, the person or party, at the discretion of the administrative law judge or the Commission, may be found to be in contempt of the Commission and may be subject to a fine not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).

Added by Laws 2013, c. 208, § 73, eff. Feb. 1, 2014.

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