2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 63. Public Health and Safety
§63-2863. Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority – Creation - Members.

Universal Citation: 63 OK Stat § 63-2863 (2018)

A. There is hereby created the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority which shall be the governing board overseeing the development and regulation of 9-1-1 emergency systems in this state and managing the distribution of all 9-1-1 telephone fees collected pursuant to the provisions of Section 5 of this act.

B. The Authority shall be composed of the following members:

1. One member representing a tribal authority that operates a 9-1-1 system to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

2. One member representing a statewide organization dedicated to public safety to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

3. One member representing a statewide organization dedicated to career development for emergency number professionals to be appointed by the Governor;

4. One member representing a statewide organization dedicated to representing Oklahoma municipalities to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

5. One member representing a statewide organization representing Oklahoma county commissioners to be appointed by the Governor;

6. One member representing a statewide association of regional councils of government to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

7. The Chief Information Officer for the state, or designee;

8. One member representing a substate planning district to be appointed by the Governor;

9. Two members each representing a municipal government operating a 9-1-1 system and having a population of less than one hundred thousand (100,000), one to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and one to be appointed by the Governor;

10. One member representing a municipal government operating a 9-1-1 system and having a population of more than one hundred thousand (100,000) but less than four hundred fifty thousand (450,000) to be appointed by the Governor;

11. One member representing a municipal government operating a 9-1-1 system and having a population of more than four hundred fifty thousand (450,000) to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

12. One member representing an organization created by an interlocal agreement for the purpose of sharing public safety answering point duties and whose members are municipal governments with a population of less than four hundred fifty thousand (450,000) to be appointed by the Governor;

13. One member representing an organization created by an interlocal agreement for the purpose of sharing public safety answering point duties and whose members are municipal governments with a population of more than four hundred fifty thousand (450,000) to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

14. One member who is a 9-1-1 Coordinator for a county with a population of less than twenty thousand (20,000) to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

15. One member who is a 9-1-1 Coordinator for a county with a population of more than twenty thousand (20,000) to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

16. One member who is a 9-1-1 Coordinator for a county to be appointed by the Governor;

17. One member representing a local exchange telecommunications service provider which serves less than fifty thousand (50,000) access lines in the state or a telephone cooperative to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

18. One member representing a local exchange telecommunications service provider which serves more than fifty thousand (50,000) access lines in the state to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

19. One member representing a Tier I wireless carrier, as defined by the Federal Communications Commission, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

20. One member representing a Tier II wireless carrier, as defined by the Federal Communications Commission, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

21. One member representing a Tier III wireless carrier, as defined by the Federal Communications Commission, to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate;

22. One member representing the telephone industry to be appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate; and

23. The Oklahoma Secretary of Safety and Security or designee.

C. Members shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authority and vacancies shall be filled by the original appointing authority.

D. Members shall receive no compensation for serving on the Authority.

E. At its first meeting annually the Authority shall designate a chair from its members. Meetings shall be held at the call of the chair.

F. The Authority shall be subject to the Oklahoma Open Records Act and the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.

G. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management shall provide legal, administrative, fiscal and staff support for the Authority. Expenses related to the provision of such services may be paid from funds available in the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority Revolving Fund created in Section 9 of this act, upon approval by a majority of the members of the Authority.

H. Members serving on the Statewide Nine-One-One Advisory Board appointed pursuant to Section 2847 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes on the effective date of this act shall continue serving as members of the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority unless replaced by their appointing authority.

Added by Laws 2016, c. 324, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.

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