2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-4420.1. College technology center school districts.
A. Any county contiguous with a county that is entirely included in a college technology center school district, upon adoption of a resolution by the board of regents of any institution of The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education whose main campus is located within such contiguous county, shall become a college technology center school district and be governed by the members of said board of regents, sitting as a board of education. The laws applicable to technology center school districts, including laws authorizing submission of tax levies pursuant to Section 9B of Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution which may be in addition to established levies of districts overlapping with said district, and the laws pertaining to expenditure of funds and eligibility for participation in federal funds, shall be applicable to such district. Not more than five (5) mills on the dollar valuation of the taxable property in the district may be voted on and thereafter be levied pursuant to subsection A of Section 9B of Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution. Not more than five (5) mills on the dollar valuation of the taxable property in the district may be voted on and thereafter be levied pursuant to subsection B of Section 9B of Article X of the Oklahoma Constitution. Funds received pursuant to ad valorem levies shall not be used for state purposes but shall be used for postsecondary vocational and/or technical and adult education purposes in the district.
B. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education shall not take the ad valorem tax revenue of the district into consideration when allocating state-appropriated funds to the institution.
Added by Laws 1989, c. 41, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1991. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 33, § 157, eff. July 1, 2001.