2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-356. Certain state health and medical facilities to cooperate in referring and screening certain veterans - Rules and regulations.
A. The Department and the health science centers and other medical facilities of the University of Oklahoma, Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Memorial Hospital or the Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine shall institute a cooperative program to:
1. Refer veterans to appropriate state and federal agencies for the purpose of filing claims to remedy medical and financial problems caused by the veteran's exposure to chemical defoliants or herbicides or other causative agents, including Agent Orange; and
2. Initiate an education program for health professionals on the detection, diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms associated with exposure to chemical defoliants or herbicides or other causative agents, including Agent Orange.
B. The Commissioner shall adopt rules necessary to the administration of the programs authorized by this section.
Added by Laws 1982, c. 50, § 7, emerg. eff. March 29, 1982. Amended by Laws 1988, c. 326, § 37, emerg. eff. July 13, 1988.