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Oklahoma FOI Resources

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FOI Oklahoma, Inc.

(A member of NFOIC)

216 East 6th Street
Edmond, OK 73034
Contact: Kay Bickham, Executive Director
Phone (405) 341-3169
http://www.foioklahoma.org/
E-mail kaybickham@sbcglobal.net

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law OK Stat., tit. 25, §301 et seq.
Closed: Executive sessions of the State Banking Board and Oklahoma Savings and Loan Board; state judiciary, legislative, or administrative staffs meetings of public bodies; and some meetings of institutions of higher education and certain school board meetings.

Open Records Law OK Stat, tit. 51, §24A.1 et seq.
Exempt: If protected by state evidentiary privilege; real estate appraisals; personnel records; registration files of sex offenders; public officials’ personnel notes; business-related bids; computer programs; medical market research; and certain educational records including student records.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA


CONTACTS

  • Office of the Attorney General
  • 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd, Ste 112
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
  • Phone (405) 521-3921
  • http://www.oag.state.ok.us/
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • P.O. Box 53036
  • 1901 N. Lincoln
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3036
  • Phone (405) 416-7000
  • Fax (405) 416-7001
  • http://www.okbar.org/
  • Oklahoma Press Association
  • 3601 N Lincoln Blvd.
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
  • Phone (888) 815-2672 (in Oklahoma); (405) 524-4421 (outside OK)
  • http://www.okpress.com/

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FORM LETTERS

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PUBLICATIONS

Mass Communication Law in Oklahoma, 5th Edition. Joey Senat, Ph.D. New Forums Press, Inc., 2002. 181 p.
Part of New Forums Press state media law series, this book explains Oklahoma¹s open records and open meeting laws by analyzing the relevant state statutes, judicial decisions and attorney general opinions.
Format: Paperback
Order from:   New Forums Press, Inc.

Model Letter for Public Records Requests in Oklahoma, Joey Senat, Ph.D., OSU School of Journalism and Broadcasting.
This model letter contains citations to the relevant statutory and judicial language regarding the public¹s right of access to open records in Oklahoma. The letter is available online for free, but the author asks that he be notified by email when it is used.

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

PUBLICATIONS

Mass Communication Law in Oklahoma, 5th Edition. Joey Senat, Ph.D. New Forums Press, Inc., 2002. 181 p.
Part of New Forums Press state media law series, this book explains Oklahoma¹s open records and open meeting laws by analyzing the relevant state statutes, judicial decisions and attorney general opinions.
Format: Paperback
Order from:   New Forums Press, Inc.

Model Letter for Public Records Requests in Oklahoma, Joey Senat, Ph.D., OSU School of Journalism and Broadcasting.
This model letter contains citations to the relevant statutory and judicial language regarding the public¹s right of access to open records in Oklahoma. The letter is available online for free, but the author asks that he be notified by email when it is used.

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

http://www.nfoic.org/oklahoma

 

Copyright 2009 National Freedom of Information Coalition

 

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