2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 72. Soldiers and Sailors
§72-403. Exemption from entrance examinations and hiring procedures - Probationary period - Permanent status.
A. Oklahoma state agencies are hereby authorized to employ special disabled veterans who are legal residents of the state in competitive and noncompetitive jobs. Such veterans shall be exempt from entrance examinations and hiring procedures administered by the Office of Management and Enterprise Services pursuant to Sections 840-4.12 and 840-4.13 of Title 74 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
B. Special disabled veterans hired pursuant to subsection A of this section shall be appointed for a probationary period of one (1) year, except that the appointing authority may waive in writing the remainder of the probationary period at any time after a probationary employee has served six (6) months; provided, however, that the disabled veteran and the Director of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services shall be notified in writing as to such action and the reason therefor. At the end of the probationary period and if the work of said veterans is satisfactorily performed, the veterans shall acquire permanent status.
C. Upon acquiring permanent status, special disabled veterans shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.
Added by Laws 1983, c. 175, § 3, emerg. eff. June 7, 1983. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 83, § 1, emerg. eff. April 18, 1993; Laws 2001, c. 381, § 26, eff. July 1, 2001; Laws 2012, c. 304, § 656.