2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3416. Langston University experiment station.
Langston University, located at Langston, Oklahoma, is hereby authorized to devote and use all or any part of suitable farm lands belonging to or leased or rented by said institution in the establishment of and conducting and carrying on an agricultural experiment station for the purpose of conducting experiments in agriculture. It is further provided that said station shall be maintained in cooperation with the Oklahoma State University of Agriculture and Applied Science of the State of Oklahoma in accordance with the terms of the Acts of Congress establishing agricultural colleges or universities and experiment stations.
The authority herein granted shall be construed to be supplemental to and in conformity with Section 403 of this Code and other applicable statutes under which said Langston University of the State of Oklahoma was created and established and to carry into full and complete effect the purpose and intent of said statutes. In recognition of the designation of Langston University as an agricultural research institution by federal and state law, and as an institution offering graduate programs by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, it is the intent of the Legislature that the State Regents for Higher Education provide the appropriate funding to enable Langston University to fulfill its role in agricultural research as provided for in this section.
The Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges shall name a director of said experiment station who shall have charge and supervision thereof, and said Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges shall provide rules and regulations for the maintenance and operation of said station. Provided, all of such rules and regulations and the management of said station shall be in coordination with and pursuant to the plan and requirements of the Board of Regents in its operation and conduct of agricultural experiments as now conducted at Oklahoma State University of Agriculture and Applied Science.
Amended by Laws 1988, c. 89, § 1.