2017 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-63.10. Employee training programs - Funding - Salary, tuition, and subsistence contracts.
A. The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs is hereby authorized to establish within said Department or within any of the institutions operated by the Department training programs to train necessary personnel for the Department or its institutions, or may arrange for programs with any public school or institution within this state having available facilities for training. Funds of the Department or its institutions may be used to pay salaries or tuition and subsistence for employees or prospective employees in said training programs, pursuant to the provisions of subsection B of this section.
B. Any employee or prospective employee who, while receiving such training is paid a salary, or for whom tuition and subsistence are furnished shall enter into a contract with the Department prior to receiving any payment for salary, tuition, or subsistence. The contract shall be in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Oklahoma Veterans Commission and shall include a stipulation that, unless the employee or prospective employee continues in the employ of the Department for a period equivalent to the length of the training, the employee or prospective employee shall reimburse the Department or institution for the amount of money paid to or for him or her by the Department during the training period.
Added by Laws 1983, c. 140, § 1, emerg. eff. May 23, 1983. Amended by Laws 2014, c. 212, § 7, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.