2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3413. Experimental stations and projects - Assent to federal acts.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3413 (2018)

The Board of Regents for Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges may operate agricultural experiment stations, and shall receive federal funds and comply with federal requirements for such purposes; and may continue to operate all such experiment stations in existence when this Code becomes effective. As specifically provided herein the State of Oklahoma assents to and accepts the provisions of acts of Congress providing funds, services, and property to states for the purpose of establishing or operating such experimental stations, and the Board of Regents may enter into agreements with federal agencies for such purposes.

(a) The agricultural experiment station established in connection with the Oklahoma State University of Agriculture and Applied Science under the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges shall be operated for the purpose of conducting experiments in agriculture according to the terms of the acts of Congress establishing agricultural colleges and universities and experimental stations, and any rules and regulations promulgated under authority granted in the aforesaid federal acts.

(b) The provisions of an Act of Congress, entitled "An Act to establish agricultural experimental stations in connection with the colleges established in the several states" under the provisions of an Act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, chapter 314, and the acts supplementary thereto, approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and as amended by the Act, August 11, 1955, chapter 790, Public Law 84-352, and any other federal authorizations providing federal funds to state experiment stations, are accepted by the State of Oklahoma; and the state hereby agrees and obligates itself to comply with all the provisions of said acts, and any rules and regulations promulgated under authority granted in the aforesaid federal acts.

(c) The assent of the Legislature of Oklahoma is hereby given, in pursuance of the requirements of Section Nine of the Act of Congress, approved March 2, 1887, and amended August 11, 1955, to the grants of money therein made, and to the establishing of an experimental station, in accordance with Section One of both Acts, and assent is hereby given to carry out all and singular provisions of all these Acts of Congress. The Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges acting for and on behalf of the Oklahoma State University of Agriculture and Applied Science is hereby authorized and empowered to receive the grants of monies appropriated under said Acts for the use and benefit of the State Experiment Station of the Oklahoma State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, and to use them in accordance with the terms and conditions expressed in the Acts of Congress, aforesaid, and any rules and regulations promulgated under authority granted in the aforesaid federal acts.

Laws 1965, c. 396, § 413.

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