2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-222. Revolving fund.
A. There is hereby created in the State Treasury a revolving fund for the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs to be known as the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs Revolving Fund. The revolving fund shall consist of all funds and monies received by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, its constituent institutions, and/or, the Oklahoma Veterans Commission, from any gifts, contributions, bequests, individual reimbursements except as otherwise provided by law, and other sources of revenue, for the care or support of war veterans discharged other than under dishonorable conditions, who have been admitted and cared for at the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs Centers, at Ardmore, Claremore, Clinton, Lawton/Ft. Sill, Norman, Sulphur or Talihina. Provided no grants-in-aid, reimbursements, or other revenue from the United States government or any instrumentality of the United States government shall be deposited in the fund. Provided further, nothing contained herein prohibits the establishment and utilization of special agency accounts by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs and its constituent institutions, as may be approved by the Special Agency Account Board, for receipt and disbursement of the personal funds of Veteran Center patients and members and/or for receipt and disbursement of charitable contributions and donations for use by and for patients and members.
B. The revolving fund herein created shall be used by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs to pay for the care of war veterans discharged other than under dishonorable conditions, in Veterans Centers, to pay the general operating expenses of the Veterans Centers, including the payment of salaries and wages of officials and employees, to pay for the employee safety programs and incentive awards provided for in Section 63.10a of this title, and to remodel, repair, construct, build additions, modernize, or add improvements of domiciliary or hospital buildings necessary for the care of veterans, including tuberculosis, mentally ill or neuropsychiatric patients, but not excluding others; and architectural plans, specifications, or other costs pertinent thereto.
C. The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs may transfer monies from the revolving fund created in this section to the W.V.C. Revolving Fund in the State Treasury.
D. All expenditures from the revolving fund shall be made upon warrants issued by the State Treasurer based upon claims approved by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided by law, and filed with the Director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services for approval and payment.
Added by Laws 1953, p. 403, § 2, emerg. eff. Feb. 19, 1953. Amended by Laws 1955, p. 457, § 2, emerg. eff. May 6, 1955; Laws 1981, c. 254, § 9, operative July 1, 1981; Laws 1987, c. 206, § 87, operative July 1, 1987; Laws 1987, c. 236, § 45, emerg. eff. July 20, 1987; Laws 2000, c. 338, § 3, eff. July 1, 2000; Laws 2001, c. 20, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001; Laws 2012, c. 304, § 653; Laws 2014, c. 212, § 22, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.