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317:1-1-4.Organization and meetings

[Revised 09-14-20]
317:1-1-4.  Organization and meetings

(a) The Authority Board consists of nine (9) members. Section 5007 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes (O.S.) provides for their appointment and service.

(b) A chair and a vice-chair shall be elected by a majority of the members of the Board. The terms of office of the chair and vice-chair shall be one (1) year beginning January 1 of each year. A member elected to serve as chair or vice-chair may be elected to serve more than one (1) term. Elections will be held at the last regular meeting before January 1. However, in the event the last regular meeting before January 1 shall be canceled for any reason, the election may be held at a specially-scheduled meeting or, if it is not possible to schedule a special meeting, at the next regularly-scheduled meeting. In the event an election cannot be conducted prior to January 1 of any year, the chair and vice-chair who are in office December 31 shall continue their terms until an election is held.

(c) The chair will preside over meetings and perform other duties as required by the Authority.

(d) A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and for taking any official action. Any action or decision of the Board requires an affirmative vote of at least a majority of the members present [63 O.S. ' 5007(D)].

(e) All meetings of the Authority Board will be conducted in accordance with the Open Meeting Act, 25 O.S. '' 301 - 314.


Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.