2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-16-102.1. Public hearing on proposed textbooks.
The State Textbook Committee shall conduct a public hearing in the first two (2) weeks of October each year for the purpose of gathering public testimony concerning the various textbooks being considered for adoption by the Committee. Any person wishing to be heard at the public hearing shall register with the secretary of the State Textbook Committee at least two (2) weeks prior to the date set for the public hearing. The registration shall be accompanied by a typed summary detailing the nature of the testimony which will be presented at the public hearing. All testimony shall pertain to a specific textbook or textbooks for which the State Textbook Committee has received bids. The time and number of people testifying for any one organization may be limited by the State Textbook Committee. The Committee, in its discretion, may conduct additional public hearings. The date of the public hearing shall be set by the Committee when the advertisement for bids for books is issued.
Added by Laws 1984, c. 241, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1984. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 229, § 4, eff. July 1, 1993.