2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-4423. Redlands Community College - Carl Albert State College - Seminole State College - Rose State College - Oklahoma City Community College.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-4423 (2018)

A. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education are hereby authorized and directed to maintain two-year colleges at El Reno, which shall be known as the Redlands Community College, at Poteau, which shall be known as the Carl Albert State College, at Seminole, which shall be known as the Seminole State College, at Midwest City, which shall be known as the Rose State College, and in South Oklahoma City, which shall be known as the Oklahoma City Community College; and, each of said colleges shall be an integral and full-fledged part of The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.

B. Each of the colleges which at the time it became a member of the State System was operating a technical area school district program to carry out the function of postsecondary technical education for the people of the district shall continue to do so as then operated and in accordance with Section 4410 of this title, and all property acquired by virtue of the technical area school district operation shall remain as property of the technical area school district and be maintained in the custody of the Board of Regents of the college acting as the governing board of the technical area school district for use by the postsecondary area district program.

C. For each of the colleges above named and identified, there shall be created a separate Board of Regents, and said Board of Regents shall consist of seven (7) members to serve seven-year overlapping terms, with members of said Board to be appointed by the Governor by and with the advice and consent of the State Senate. Each Board shall have the same powers and duties as the Board of Regents of Tulsa Community College. Four members of the Board of Regents for the colleges located at El Reno, Poteau and Seminole shall be from the county in which said college is located. Four members of the Board of Regents for Rose State College shall be residents of the original district of the college. Four members of the Board of Regents for Oklahoma City Community College shall be residents of South Oklahoma City. For purposes of this section, “South Oklahoma City” shall mean the original district of Oklahoma City Community College and the portion of Oklahoma City that lies in Cleveland County and is bounded on the west by County Line Road and on the east by Bryant Avenue.

With respect to Rose State College and Oklahoma City Community College, it is further provided that the college and its governing Board of Regents shall continue to operate the technical area school district program to carry out the function of postsecondary technical education for the people of the technical education school district as now operated, and in accordance with Section 4410 of this title.

Added by Laws 1973, c. 209, § 16, emerg. eff. May 18, 1973. Amended by Laws 1974, c. 33, § 1, emerg. eff. April 11, 1974; Laws 1983, c. 16, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1983; Laws 1990, c. 218, § 8, emerg. eff. May 18, 1990; Laws 1991, c. 61, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Laws 1996, c. 171, § 2, emerg. eff. May 14, 1996; Laws 2007, c. 72, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2008, c. 3, § 47, emerg. eff. Feb. 28, 2008.

NOTE: Laws 1996, c. 276, § 10 repealed by Laws 2008, c. 3, § 48, emerg. eff. Feb. 28, 2008.

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