2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-221. Establishment - Site - Purpose - Administration and control.

Universal Citation: 72 OK Stat § 72-221 (2018)

There is hereby established at Sulphur, Oklahoma, on the site of the Oklahoma State Veterans Hospital, and at Ardmore, Oklahoma, on the site of the Oklahoma State Veterans Home Facilities, and at Norman, Oklahoma, on the site of the Veterans Ward of the Griffin Memorial Hospital, further described as follows:

Starting at the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section twenty-nine (29), Township nine (9) North, Range two (2) West, of the Indian Meridian; thence North seventeen hundred (1700) feet to a point on the East boundary of Section twenty-nine (29), Township nine (9) North, Range two (2) West; thence West six hundred (600) feet; thence South eight hundred fifty (850) feet; thence West three hundred twenty-five (325) feet; thence South four hundred (400) feet; thence in a Southwest direction five hundred forty (540) feet to a point on the South boundary of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section twenty-nine (29), Township nine (9) North, Range two (2) West of the Indian Meridian; thence East a distance of one thousand two hundred twenty-three (1,223) feet to the point of beginning;

facilities to be known as the Oklahoma Veterans Centers (for the purpose of securing special treatment or hospitalization the adjoining facilities of Griffin Memorial Hospital shall be considered an integral part of the Oklahoma Veterans Centers at Norman, and may be utilized to care for eligible veterans), which shall be available for care of war veterans discharged other than under dishonorable conditions. Further provided such centers shall be under the administration and control of the Oklahoma Veterans Commission.

Added by Laws 1953, p. 402, § 1, emerg. eff. Feb. 19, 1953. Amended by Laws 1955, p. 457, § 1, emerg. eff. May 6, 1955; Laws 1969, c. 184, § 2; Laws 1990, c. 265, § 62, operative July 1, 1990; Laws 2014, c. 212, § 21, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.

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