2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 17. Corporation Commission
§17-16. Penalty for destroying records.

17 OK Stat § 17-16 (2015) What's This?

Any person who shall conceal, destroy, or mutilate or attempt to conceal, destroy, or mutilate any records, books, or files of any corporation transacting business in this state for the purpose of defeating, hindering or delaying any investigation, prosecution or suit at law or equity, or any cause of action in any vested rights of any citizen of this state, shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for not less than one (1) year nor more than five (5) years.

R.L. 1910, § 1206. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 137, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 63, eff. July 1, 1999.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 137 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.

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