2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-149.5. Awarding of costs and attorney fees – Expert witness fees.

A. In any civil action or proceeding against a school or an education employee, the court may award costs and reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party. In any civil action or proceeding by or between any education employee and a school or other education employee, the provisions of this section shall not apply.

B. Expert witness fees may be included as part of the costs awarded under this section.

Added by Laws 2013, 1st Ex. Sess., c. 7, § 6, emerg. eff. Sept. 10, 2013.

NOTE: Text formerly resided under repealed Title 70, § 6-144, which was derived from Laws 2009, c. 228, § 79, which was held unconstitutional by the Oklahoma Supreme Court in the case of Douglas v. Cox Retirement Properties, Inc., 2013 OK 37, 302 P.2d 789 (Okla. 2013).

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