2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-241. State Accrediting Agency - Members - Contracts with federal agencies.
There is hereby re-created to continue until July 1, 2018, in accordance with the Oklahoma Sunset Law, the State Accrediting Agency, which hereafter shall be composed of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, or designee, the State Director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, or designee, the Chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, or designee, and two honorably discharged war veterans, who are and shall be appointed by, and hold office at the pleasure of, the Governor. This entity shall be the "state approving agency" referred to in the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952 (Public Law 550 - 82nd Congress), and shall have authority, on behalf of the State of Oklahoma, to enter into and carry out contracts with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or any other federal agency, under the provisions of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (Public Law 346 - 78th Congress), as amended, and the Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1952 (Public Law 550 - 82nd Congress), and any other federal law, for the approval of courses of on-the-job training, institutional on-farm training, apprentice training, war veterans' educational programs, or any other veterans' training programs authorized by federal law, and for other services authorized or required by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or other federal agencies, in connection with any such training or programs; and all such contracts that have heretofore been made or entered into by the State Accrediting Agency, which agency has been performing functions herein specified in this state, are hereby validated and approved, and shall continue in effect according to the terms and provisions thereof.
Added by Laws 1953, p. 401, § 1, emerg. eff. May 18, 1953. Amended by Laws 1983, c. 176, § 2, emerg. eff. June 7, 1983; Laws 1989, c. 60, § 1, operative July 1, 1989; Laws 1995, c. 12, § 1; Laws 2001, c. 8, § 1; Laws 2007, c. 18, § 1; Laws 2013, c. 297, § 1; Laws 2017, c. 293, § 1.