2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3241.2. Receipt of inducements for requiring purchase of particular materials - Solicitation of free review instructional materials - Prohibition.
A. No employee or department at an institution within The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education shall demand or receive any payment, loan, subscription, advance, deposit of money, services or anything, present or promised, as an inducement for requiring students enrolled at the institution to purchase specific textbooks or instructional material required for coursework or instruction. An employee or department of an institution may receive:
1. Sample copies of textbooks or instructional material, instructor copies of textbooks or instructional material, or other instructional material, that are not to be sold by faculty, staff, or bookstores;
2. Royalties or other compensation from sales of textbooks or instructional materials that include the writing or work of the employee;
3. Honoraria for academic peer review of instructional materials; and
4. Training in the use of instructional materials and technologies.
B. No instructional material vendor or bookstores located on campus or bookstores which contract with the institution to provide bookstore services to students shall solicit higher education faculty and staff members for the purpose of selling free review instructional materials that have been provided by a publisher at no charge to the faculty or staff. Bookstores shall not permit book wholesalers conducting buybacks on campus to accept review instructional materials from faculty or staff. No bookstore shall engage in any trade of any instructional material marked as or identified as free review instructional materials.
Added by Laws 2007, c. 368, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2007.