2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3315.1. State Register of Natural Heritage Areas - Creation - Listing of sites - Private property.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3315.1 (2018)

A. There is hereby created a "State Register of Natural Heritage Areas".

B. The Oklahoma Biological Survey shall establish a listing of sites, districts, areas, or objects above or below the surface of the earth whether on land or in the waters of this state, which have unique and diverse ecological, geological, or other special natural characteristics of significant scientific, educational, or passive recreational value to the citizens of this state. The listing shall constitute the State Register of Natural Heritage Areas.

C. Listing a privately owned property in the State Register shall in no way violate or abridge the right of the landowner to use, modify, or dispose of the property.

Added by Laws 1984, c. 48, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1984. Amended by Laws 2002, c. 199, § 2, emerg. eff. May 6, 2002. Renumbered from Title 74, § 1841 by Laws 2002, c. 199, § 5, emerg. eff. May 6, 2002.

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