2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-5-126. Refusal, failure or neglect of board - Elector may institute action.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-5-126 (2018)

Upon refusal, failure or neglect of the board of education of any school district, after written demand made upon them by ten school district electors of such school district, or by the State Board of Education, either to return the money or to institute and diligently prosecute the proper proceedings at law or in equity for the recovery of any money or property belonging to such district, paid out or transferred by any officer thereof, in pursuance of any unauthorized, unlawful, fraudulent or void contract, made or attempted to be made by the board of education of any such school district, or for the penalty provided in Section 5-125 of this title, any school district elector of the school district affected by such payment or transfer, may, in the name of the State of Oklahoma as plaintiff, institute and maintain any proper action at law or in equity which the board of education of the school district might institute and maintain, for the recovery of such property or for said penalty, for the benefit of the district, and any judgment thus obtained shall provide for payment of attorney fees and court costs to the prevailing party.

Laws 1971, c. 281, § 5-126, eff. July 2, 1971; Laws 1991, c. 236, § 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

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