2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 1. Abstracting
§1-35. Censure, suspension, revocation, continuance, renewal or refusal to issue certificate of authority or permit - Civil penalties.
A. The Oklahoma Abstractors Board shall censure, suspend, revoke, continue, renew, or refuse to issue any certificate of authority or permit issued or applied for pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Abstractors Act, if, after a hearing, the Board finds any one or more of the following conditions:
1. Any untrue statement in the application for a certificate of authority or permit;
2. The violation of or noncompliance with any provision of the Oklahoma Abstractors Act or rule, regulation, or order of the Board;
3. The obtaining of or attempt to obtain a certificate of authority or permit through fraud or misrepresentation;
4. Conviction of or plea of guilty or nolo contendere to a felony in this state, another state, or a federal court or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
5. Conspiracy involving the certificate holder or the certificate holder’s agents to obtain an abstract license for an employee, prospective employee, or other person through fraud or misrepresentation;
6. Failure to properly supervise an abstract licensee whose license is issued through the certificate holder; or
7. Failure to provide an abstract, abstract extension, supplemental abstract or final title report pursuant to the requirements of Section 32 of Title 1 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
B. In addition to or in lieu of any censure, denial, suspension, or revocation of a certificate or permit, any person, firm, corporation, or other entity violating the provisions of the Oklahoma Abstractors Act shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for each occurrence. The fine may be enforced in the same manner in which civil judgments may be enforced.
Added by Laws 1984, c. 163, § 13, eff. Nov. 1, 1984. Amended by Laws 2006, c. 269, § 8, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2007, c. 359, § 16, eff. Jan. 1, 2008. Renumbered from Title 74, § 227.22 by Laws 2007, c. 359, § 22, eff. Jan. 1, 2008.