2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-2-111. Real property trust.
A. 1. The Board of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is hereby authorized and directed to create a trust into which all real property held by or for the benefit of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services shall be transferred.
2. The trust shall provide that:
a.the property placed into the trust may never be sold, except for the tracts specifically described in subparagraph c of this paragraph, if it is determined by the trustees for the Department's Real Property Trust and by the Department that such a sale is in the best interests of the Department, and then the proceeds shall be used exclusively for tangible infrastructure improvements that benefit the persons serviced by the Department, otherwise the property shall be held in perpetuity for the sole benefit of the Department,
b.the property held by the trust which is not needed for use by the Department may be leased or rented to others and all income received from such leases or rentals shall be payable to the Department for use by the Department to fulfill the purposes of the Department,
c.the following tract of land may be sold as set forth in subparagraph a of this paragraph:
Land owned by the Department located in Sections 20 and 29, Township 9 North, Range 2 West, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, and
d.under no condition should any real property held in trust be sold to fund prevention, mental health or addiction treatment services.
B. Upon the creation of the trust authorized in subsection A of this section, the Office of Management and Enterprise Services is directed to provide all necessary assistance to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to identify and transfer all property held by or for the benefit of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to the trust. Except as provided in subsection C of this section, the Office of Management and Enterprise Services is authorized and directed to provide all requested assistance to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in leasing property placed in such trust.
C. The Commissioners of the Land Office are authorized and directed to provide all requested assistance to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in leasing mineral interests placed in such trust.
Added by Laws 2003, c. 217, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2003. Amended by Laws 2012, c. 304, § 139; Laws 2014, c. 178, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.
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