2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-16-113. Costs of textbooks - How paid - Repair service.
A. All monies allocated for the purchase of textbooks shall be sent directly to the school districts. The treasurer of each school district shall enter the allocated textbook amount for deposit in the appropriate account and the reporting of financial transactions involving textbooks shall be made according to the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System, as adopted by the State Board of Education pursuant to Section 5-135 of this title. The price to be paid for instructional materials on the state textbook list shall be no greater than that stipulated in the contract with the publisher. The State Board of Education shall approve purchase order forms to be used by school districts to order books from the depository. All books ordered shall be delivered to the school district. Depositories are authorized to confer with individual school districts on plans to reduce the number of textbooks returned by school districts to depositories and to confer on restocking fees associated with such returns.
B. The State Board of Education shall provide sufficient office space, equipment, records and supplies necessary for a proper performance of the duties and functions vested in it and the State Textbook Committee, and the State Board of Education shall appoint and fix the compensation and duties of necessary personnel to assist the State Board of Education in performing its said duties and functions.
C. The State Board of Education shall not reserve any funds from appropriations made for the purchase of textbooks for rebinding or for freight or transportation costs. Each school district shall be responsible for any cost incurred by that district for rebinding services or freight or transportation costs.
Added by Laws 1971, c. 281, § 16-113, eff. July 2, 1971. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 229, § 13, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 341, § 4, emerg. eff. June 9, 1997.