2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 17. Corporation Commission
§17-361. Appointment of Administrator - Hiring of employees - Temporary workers and contract labor.

17 OK Stat § 17-361 (2015) What's This?

A. The Administrator of the Oklahoma Petroleum Storage Tank Release Indemnity Program shall be appointed by the Director of the Petroleum Storage Tank Division of the Corporation Commission. All other employees of the Oklahoma Petroleum Storage Tank Release Indemnity Program shall be hired by the Director of the Petroleum Storage Tank Division.

B. The Director shall employ a sufficient number of full-time-equivalent employees to implement the Oklahoma Petroleum Storage Tank Release Indemnity Program within the budgetary limit established in Section 360 of this title. The Indemnity Fund Program employees shall be in the unclassified service and shall be exempt from the agency full-time-equivalent limit. All employees involved in reviewing and approving claims and in the approval and issuance of payments shall be employees of the Indemnity Fund Program under the supervision of the Administrator.

C. The Director is authorized to employ temporary workers, contract labor, or to contract with a private claims processing company as may be prudent to properly administer the Indemnity Fund.

Added by Laws 1993, c. 344, § 26, emerg. eff. June 9, 1993. Amended by Laws 1998, c. 375, § 36, emerg. eff. June 9, 1998.

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