2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 59. Professions and Occupations
§59-1750.8. Prohibited acts - Penalties - Disclosure of application information.

59 OK Stat § 59-1750.8 (2015) What's This?

A. No person who is exempt from the provisions of Section 1750.1 et seq. of this title shall display any badge or identification card bearing the words "private investigator" or "private detective", or use any words or phrases that imply that such person is a private investigator or private detective.

B. No person licensed as a private investigator shall:

1. Divulge any information gained by him in his employment except as his employer may direct or as he may be required by law to divulge; or

2. Willfully make a false report to his employer or to a client.

Any violation of this subsection, upon conviction, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment for not more than one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

C. The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training or its employees shall not disclose application information pertaining to persons licensed pursuant to this act, except:

1. To verify the current license status of any applicant or licensee to the public;

2. To perform duties pursuant to this act;

3. To a bona fide law enforcement agency;

4. To a licensing authority in another jurisdiction; or

5. As required by court order.

Added by Laws 1986, c. 224, § 8, operative July 1, 1987. Amended by Laws 1987, c. 193, § 8, eff. July 1, 1987; Laws 1988, c. 200, § 6, eff. July 1, 1988.

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