Oklahoma Law Affecting the Oklahoma Corporation Commission

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Oklahoma Constitution

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(*Indicates section specifically mentioning the Corporation Commission)

Article 1 - Federal Relations

Article 2 - Bill of Rights

Since the following constitutional provisions were drafted, the federal government - acting through Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court - has limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this article. Consideration of federal law may be important to issues dealt with in this article.

Article 4 - Distribution of Powers

Article 5 - Legislative Department

Article 6 - Executive Department

Article 7 - Judicial Department

Article 8 - Impeachment and Removal from Office

Article 9 - Corporations

Since some of the following constitutional provisions were drafted, the federal government has preempted many of the states' regulatory powers in various fields. Consideration of federal law may be important to any question involving an issue raised by this article.

Article 10 - Revenue and Taxation

Article 15 - Oath of Office

Article 18 - Municipal Corporations

Article 20 - Manufacture and Commerce

Article 23 - Miscellaneous

Article 29 - Ethics Commission

Article 30 - Official Actions of State

Schedule

Oklahoma Statutes Affecting the Oklahoma Corporation Commission

(*Specifically mentions the Corporation Commission)

TITLE 2 - AGRICULTURE

BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION ACT

OKLAHOMA TRADE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

OKLAHOMA FUEL ALCOHOL ACT

OKLAHOMA BIOFUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT

TITLE 5 - ATTORNEYS

RULES FOR MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

OKLAHOMA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

CLIENT-LAWYER RELATIONSHIP

COUNSELOR

ADVOCATE

TRANSACTIONS WITH PERSONS OTHER THAN CLIENTS

LAW FIRMS AND ASSOCIATIONS

PUBLIC SERVICE

MAINTAINING THE INTEGRITY OF THE PROFESSION

CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT

TITLE 6. BANKS AND BANKING

FINANCIAL PRIVACY ACT

MISCELLANEOUS

TITLE 11. CITIES AND TOWNS

GENERAL POWERS OF MUNICIPALITIES

OKLAHOMA MUNICIPAL POWER AUTHORITY ACT

TITLE 12. CIVIL PROCEDURE

APPEAL AND ERROR

OKLAHOMA SUPREME COURT RULES

PARTITION

DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS

EVIDENCE CODE

DISCOVERY CODE

TITLE 12A - UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE

UNIFORM ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS ACT

TITLE 13. COMMON CARRIERS

Since the following statutes were drafted, the federal government has preempted many of the states' regulatory powers regarding common carriers and has largely deregulated the field. Consideration of federal law may be important to any question regarding common carriers.

TITLE 15. CONTRACTS

NATURE OF CONTRACTS

MANNER OF CREATION OF CONTRACTS

CONTRACT INTERPRETATION

UNLAWFUL CONTRACTS

TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS

GUARANTY

SURETY

INDEMNITY

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

COMMERCIAL TELEPHONE SOLICITATION

TITLE 16. CONVEYANCES

TITLE EXAMINATION STANDARDS

TITLE 17. CORPORATION COMMISSION

(All Statutes in this title refer to the Corporation Commission directly or indirectly.)

Since the following state statutes were drafted, the U.S. Congress has enacted statutes affecting various regulated fields and the U.S. Supreme Court has decided cases affecting the same. Consideration of federal law may be important to any question regarding the subject matter of this title.

CONTEMPT, PROCEDURES, PENALTIES

ADMINISTRATION

COTTON GINS

PRESENTS AND GRATUITIES

OIL AND GAS

RAILROADS

REFUNDS AND OVERCHARGES

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES

OKLAHOMA TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1997

WIDE AREA CALLING PLANS

PAY PER CALL SERVICE

WATER, HEAT, LIGHT, AND POWER COMPANIES

RETAIL ELECTRIC SUPPLIER CERTIFIED TERRITORY ACT

                             RETAIL ELECTRIC CONSUMER COST REDUCTION, SAFETY AND SERVICE EFFICIENCY ACT

RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES

WATER TRANSPORTATION

OKLAHOMA WIND ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SECURITIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES

ELECTRIC RESTRUCTURING ACT OF 1997

ACQUISITION, CONTROL, MERGER OF PUBLIC UTILITIES

RADIO COMMON CARRIERS

RATE ADJUSTMENT

NATURAL GAS POLICY

PUBLIC UTILITY RESOURCES

OKLAHOMA STORAGE TANK REGULATION ACT

OKLAHOMA PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK REFORM ACT

STORAGE TANK ADVISORY COUNCIL

OKLAHOMA PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK RELEASE INDEMNITY PROGRAM

OKLAHOMA BRINE DEVELOPMENT ACT

OKLAHOMA ALTERNATIVE FUELS CONVERSION ACT

BACKGROUND INFORMATION SEARCHES

CEDAR WOOD USE

OKLAHOMA ENERGY SECURITY ACT

TITLE 18. CORPORATIONS

RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ACT

TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE CORPORATIONS ACT

SURETY AND GUARANTY COMPANIES

TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE COMPANIES

PROFESSIONAL ENTITY ACT

NON-PROFIT CORPORATION

GENERAL CORPORATION ACT

TITLE 19. COUNTIES

COUNTY ZONING AND PLANNING

HIGH-RISE SAFETY ACT OF 1975

CITY-COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING

COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

TITLE 20. COURTS

DISTRICT COURTS

COURT REPORTERS

RULES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTERS

RULES GOVERNING DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTERS

TITLE 21. CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT

CRIMES AGAINST EXECUTIVE POWER

CRIMES AGAINST LEGISLATIVE POWER

CRIMES AGAINST STATE PROPERTY AND REVENUE

BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION

CONSPIRACY

CRIMES RELATING TO EVIDENCE

CRIMES RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS AND DOCUMENTS

FREE FRANKS OR PASSES

NEPOTISM

PERJURY

OTHER CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC JUSTICE

ASSAULT AND BATTERY

MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON

GAMBLING

ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES ACT

RAILROADS AND FERRIES

SABOTAGE PREVENTION ACT

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF

OTHER OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE CALLS ON PARTY LINES

MISUSE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES

BUS PASSENGER SAFETY ACT

TITLE 25 - DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

HOLIDAYS

NEWSPAPERS AND PUBLIC NOTICE

OPEN MEETING ACT

DISCRIMINATION

TITLE 26- ELECTIONS

ELECTION CODE

The entire Election Code affects elections for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners. The index to the full code is here: http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/Index.asp?ftdb=STOKST26&level=1 Those portions of the Election Code specifically addressing the Corporation Commission are listed below.

TITLE 27. EMINENT DOMAIN

TITLE 27A. ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

OKLAHOMA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT

SECRETARY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

JURISDICTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCIES

WATER QUALITY DATA

OKLAHOMA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY CODE

LABORATORY SERVICES AND CERTIFICATIONS

WATER QUALITY

OKLAHOMA POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM ACT

OKLAHOMA WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS ACT

OKLAHOMA BROWNFIELDS VOLUNTARY REDEVELOPMENT ACT

OKLAHOMA REFINERY REVITALIZATION ACT

OKLAHOMA CARBON SEQUESTRATION ENHANCEMENT ACT

OKLAHOMA CARBON CAPTURE AND GEOLOGIC SEQUESTRATION ACT

OKLAHOMA EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACT

TITLE 29. GAME AND FISH

TITLE 37 - INTOXICATING LIQUORS

TITLE 40 - LABOR

EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY ACT

PROTECTION OF LABOR

OKLAHOMA MINIMUM WAGE ACT

DISCRIMINATORY WAGES

RETALIATION

VEHICLE SEARCH

OKLAHOMA OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SFETY STANDARDS ACT

SMOKING

STANDARDS FOR WORKPLACE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING ACT

TITLE 42 - LIENS

GENERAL

MECHANICS AND MATERIALMEN'S LIENS

ENFORCEMENT

TITLE 47 - MOTOR VEHICLES

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

COMPULSORY LIABILITY INSURANCE

FOR-RENT VEHICLES

SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD

OPERATION

AUTOMOBILES OWNED BY STATE

HOUSEHOLD GOODS ACT OF 2009

OPERATION OF AUTOMOBILES FOR HIRE

CARRIERS OF ROAD BUILDING MATERIALS AND UNPROCESSED AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES

OKLAHOMA MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION ACT

MOTOR CARRIER ACT OF 1995

MOTOR CARRIER HARVEST PERMIT ACT OF 2006

ANTIFREEZE

OKLAHOMA VEHICLE LICENSE AND REGISTRATION ACT

MOTOR LICENSE AGENTS

ADMINISTRATION OF LAWS

TRUCKING ONE-STOP SHOP ACT

TITLE 49 - NOTARIES PUBLIC

UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS

TITLE 51 - OFFICERS

GENERAL PROVISIONS

OKLAHOMA OPEN RECORDS ACT

FOREIGN POLITICAL OR REVOLUTIONARY AFFILIATIONS

IMPEACHMENT

REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

OLD AGE AND SURVIVORS INSURANCE UNDER FEDERAL ACT

THE GOVERNMENTAL TORT CLAIMS ACT

TITLE 52 - OIL AND GAS

Since the following state statutes were drafted, the U.S. Congress has enacted statutes affecting various regulated fields and the U.S. Supreme Court has decided cases affecting the same. Consideration of federal law may be important to any question regarding the subject matter of this title.

PIPELINES ACT OF 1907

PRODUCTION AND TRANSPORTATION ACT OF 1913

HAZARDOUS LIQUID TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM SAFETY ACT

OIL PIPELINES

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION

GENERAL PROVISIONS

INTERSTATE COMPACTS

GAS

PUMPING WATER FOR IRRIGATION

OIL

UNITIZED MANAGEMENT OF COMMON SOURCES OF SUPPLY

REGULATION OF WELLS

GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEISMIC EXPLORATION REGULATION ACT

GENERAL PROVISIONS (CONTINUED)

INSPECTIONS

TRADEMARKS, BRANDS, AND NAMES

STANDARD GAS MEASUREMENT LAW

LEASING

OIL AND GAS OWNERS' LIEN ACT OF 2010

ESCROW

PRODUCTION REVENUE STANDARDS ACT

NATURAL GAS MARKET SHARING ACT

ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION ACT

MARGINALLY PRODUCTING OIL AND GAS WELLS

TITLE 56 - POOR PERSONS

COORDINATION OF SERVICES FOR OLDER OKLAHOMANS ACT

TITLE 59 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

OKLAHOMA ACCOUNTANCY ACT

ENGINEERING AND LAND SURVEYING

ELECTRICAL LICENSE ACT

MECHANICAL LICENSING ACT

TITLE 60 - PROPERTY

UNIFORM ENVIRONMENTAL COVENANTS ACT

USES AND TRUST

GIFTS TO THE STATE AND SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE

UNIFORM UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT

OKLAHOMA AIRSPACE ACT

TITLE 61 - PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC WORKS

Since the following state statutes were enacted, the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of state and federal case law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

BUY AMERICAN

TITLE 62 - PUBLIC FINANCE

Since the following state statutes were enacted, the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of state and federal case law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

OKLAHOMA STATE FINANCE ACT

INFORMATION SERVICES AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

STATE BUDGET

APPROPRIATIONS

AGENCY BUDGETS

REVENUE, ALLOTMENTS AND ACCOUNTS

PAYMENTS

PAYROLL

PAYMENT (CONTINUED)

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW

BUDGET LAW OF 1947

OKLAHOMA PROGRAM PERFORMANCE BUDGETING AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE

CLAIMS

MISAPPROPRIATIONS OF PUBLIC FUNDS

TITLE 63 - PUBLIC HEALTH

Since the following state statutes were enacted, the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of state and federal case law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES AND INDOOR WORKPLACES ACT

UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT

OKLAHOMA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2003

EMERGENCY INTERIM EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL SUCESSION ACT

EMERGENCY INTERIM RELOCATION ACT

OKLAHOMA FLOOD HAZARD MITIGATION PROGRAMS

ELECTRICITY

TELECOMMUNICATIONS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED ACT

OKLAHOMA EMERGENCY TELEPHONE ACT

NINE-ONE-ONE EMERGENCY NUMBER ACT

NINE-ONE-ONE WIRELESS EMERGENCY NUMBER ACT

REGIONAL EMERGENCY NINE-ONE-ONE SERVICES ACT

NINE-ONE-ONE VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL (VoIP) EMERGENCY SERVICE ACT

TITLE 66 - RAILROADS

Since the following statutes were enacted, Congress and the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of other state and federal law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

INCORPORATION AND POWERS

ACQUISITION OF LAND

HIGHWAYS AND OTHER CROSSINGS

FENCES

FOREIGN AND TERRITORIAL CORPORATIONS

STREET RAILWAYS

CABOOSES

RAILROAD REVITALIZATION ACT

TITLE 67 - RECORDS

RESTORATION OF RECORDS

RECORDS MANAGEMENT ACT

REPRODUCTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS

ARCHIVES AND RECORD COMMISSION

TITLE 68 - REVENUE AND TAXATION

MOTOR FUEL TAX CODE

MOTOR FUEL/DIESEL FUEL IMPORTER FOR USE TAX CODE

GROSS PRODUCTION TAX CODE

EXCISE TAX ON PETROLEUM OIL

SALES TAX CODE

RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CORPORATIONS

EXCISE TAX ON VEHICLES

OKLAHOMA INCOME TAX ACT

MUNICIPAL TAXES ON UTILITIES

AD VALOREM TAX CODE

TITLE 69 - ROADS, BRIDGES, AND FERRIES

Since the following statutes were enacted, Congress and the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of other state and federal law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

COUNTY ROAD SYSTEM

CONTROL OF ACCESS

PUBLIC UTILITIES

TURNPIKES

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TITLE 70 - SCHOOLS

SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND BOARDS OF EDUCATION

FUNDS AND FISCAL AFFAIRS

TITLE 71. SECURITIES

EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION OF SECURITIES

MULTINATIONAL TAKE-OVER BIDS

OKLAHOMA TAKE OVER DISCLOSURE ACT OF 1985

TITLE 73 - STATE CAPITAL AND CAPITOL BUILDING

TITLE 74. STATE GOVERNMENT

Since the following statutes were enacted, Congress and the courts have limited the states' powers in various fields addressed in this title. Consideration of other state and federal law may be important to issues dealt with in this title.

THE GOVERNOR

GENERAL PROVISIONS

DIVISION OF PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS

OFFICE OF DISABILITY CONCERNS

EXECUTIVE BRANCH REFORM ACT OF 1986

ATTORNEY GENERAL

IN GENERAL

DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL SERVICES

OKLAHOMA SURPLUS PROPERTY ACT

IN GENERAL

OKLAHOMA CENTRAL PURCHASING ACT

OKLAHOMA MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE ASSISTANCE ACT

IN GENERAL (CONTINUED)

OKLAHOMA ONLINE BIDDING ACT

OKLAHOMA STATE RECYCLING

AND RECYCLED MATERIALS PROCUREMENT ACT

RISK MANAGEMENT

IN GENERAL (CONTINUED)

OKLAHOMA STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

STATE AUDITOR AND INSPECTOR

INTERNAL AUDITS

OKLAHOMA CLIMATOLOGICAL SURVEY

SALARIES AND EMPLOYEES

OKLAHOMA STATE EMPLOYEES' DIRECT DEPOSIT ACT

STATE FIRE MARSHAL

LEGISLATURE

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF STATE AUDITS ACT

IN GENERAL

STATE TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT ACT

MOVING EXPENSES

CONTRACTS

OKLAHOMA PRIVATIZATION OF STATE FUNCTIONS ACT

OFFICIAL BONDS

OKLAHOMA PERSONNEL ACT

AFFIRMATION ACTION

WHISTLEBLOWER ACT

MERIT PROTECTION

OKLAHOMA PERSONNEL ACT (CONTINUED)

WAGE AND SALARIES

LEAVE

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

STATE GOVERNMENT REDUCTION-IN-FORCE AND SEVERANCE BENEFITS ACT

STATE PERSONNEL INTERCHANGE PROGRAM

OKLAHOMA PERSONNEL ACT (CONTINUED)

STATE EMPLOYEE ADVOCACY RIGHTS ACT

OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM

OKLAHOMA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

INTERCHANGE OF GOVERNMENTAL PERSONNEL

STATE PERSONNEL INTERCHANGE PROGRAM

STATE EMPLOYEES DISABILITY PROGRAM ACT

STATE EMPLOYEES FLEXIBLE BENEFITS ACT

OKLAHOMA STATE EMPLOYEES BENEFITS ACT

WELLNESS PROGRAM ACT

TAX DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS

FINANCIAL REIMBURSEMENT FOR EDUCATIONAL EXPENSES ACT OF 2007

STATE USE COMMITTEE

MISCELLANEOUS

OKLAHOMA GOVERNMENT WEBSITE INFORMATION ACT

MISCELLANEOUS (CONTINUED)

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ANTI-KICKBACK ACT OF 1974

INCENTIVE AWARDS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES ACT

CHILD CARE CENTERS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES

ETHICS COMMISSION ACT

ETHICS COMMISSION RULES

ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS

PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE

ETHICS AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

LOBBYING DISCLOSURE

INVESTIGATIONS, COMPLAINTS, SETTLEMENTS, AND LITIGATION

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

OKLAHOMA STATE EMPLOYEE CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION ACT

RURAL ACTION PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

TITLE 75. STATUTES AND REPORTS

STATUTES AND SESSION LAWS

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT

OKLAHOMA SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT

TITLE 76. TORTS

TITLE 79. TRUSTS AND POOLS

OKLAHOMA ANTITRUST REFORM ACT

TITLE 82. WATER AND WATER RIGHTS

GRAND RIVER DAM AUTHORITY

OKLAHOMA WATER RESOURCES BOARD

REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT

RURAL WATER, SEWER, GAS AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS ACT

SCENIC RIVERS ACT

CONSERVATION DISTRICT ACT

TITLE 83. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

GASOLINE, KEROSENE, AND OTHER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

TITLE 84. WILLS AND SUCCESSION

EXECUTION AND REVOCATION OF WILLS

INTERPRETATION OF WILLS

ESCHEAT

TITLE 85. WORKER'S COMPENSATION

Oklahoma Administrative Code

Corporation Commission

Other Agencies Rules that May Affect the Commission