2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3310. Oklahoma Geological Survey.
(a) The Geological Survey of the State of Oklahoma located at Norman, Oklahoma, shall be under the direction and supervision of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma and shall be known as the Oklahoma Geological Survey.
(b) The said Oklahoma Geological Survey shall have for its object and duties the following:
(1) A study of the geological formations of the state with special reference to its mineral deposits, including coal, oil, gas, asphalt, gypsum, salt, cement, stone, clay, lead, zinc, iron, sand, road building material, water resources and all other mineral resources.
(2) The preparation and publication of bulletins and reports, accompanied with necessary illustrations and maps, including both general and detailed descriptions of the geological structure and mineral resources of the state.
(3) The consideration of such other scientific and economic questions as, in the judgment of the survey shall be deemed of value to the people.
(4) Act as the Oklahoma Board on Geographic Names and make recommendations to the United States Board on Geographic Names.
(c) The Director shall present to the Board a biennial report, ready for printing, showing the progress and condition of said survey together with such other information as the Board may deem necessary.
(d) In order to carry out the provisions of this section it shall be lawful for all persons employed by the survey to enter and cross all lands within the State: Provided, that in so doing no damage shall be done to private property.
Laws 1965, c. 396, § 310.