2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-5-144. Filing of information or indictment - Notification of superintendent - Notification of State Board of Education.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-5-144 (2018)

A. If in the course of an investigation it is discovered that a person charged in an information or indictment with a felony or violent misdemeanor is a student or employee of a school district or a public school in the state, or an employee working on school property for an entity that provides services to a school district or a public school on school property, with due regard for the provisions of subsection C of Section 2-6-102 of Title 10A of the Oklahoma Statutes, the district attorney shall notify the superintendent of the district of the charges filed against the student or employee. In addition to notifying the superintendent of the district when charges have been filed against an employee of the school district, the district attorney shall notify the State Board of Education.

B. The school district may take any action it deems necessary that is in compliance with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 with regard to such information.

C. When an employee of the school district has been convicted, whether upon a verdict or plea of guilty or nolo contendere, or received a suspended sentence or any probationary term for a crime provided for in subparagraph a of paragraph 6 of Section 3-104 of this title, the district court shall notify the State Board of Education of said conviction, if the district court has discovered during the course of the proceedings that the person is an employee of a school district.

Added by Laws 1999, c. 320, § 33, eff. July 1, 1999. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 34, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2001; Laws 2003, c. 161, § 1, eff. July 1, 2003; Laws 2005, c. 205, § 1, eff. July 1, 2005; Laws 2009, c. 234, § 156, emerg. eff. May 21, 2009; Laws 2013, c. 256, § 1, eff. July 1, 2013.

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