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47-18-101.


47-18-101.


    A.  Every magistrate or judge of a court shall keep or cause to
be kept a record of every traffic complaint, traffic citation, or
other legal form of traffic charge deposited with or presented to the
court or its traffic-violations bureau, and shall keep a record of
every official action by the court or its traffic-violations bureau,
including, but not limited to, a record of every conviction,
forfeiture of bail, judgment of acquittal, and the amount of fine or
forfeiture resulting from every traffic complaint, citation or other
legal form of traffic charge deposited with or presented to the court
or traffic-violations bureau.
    B.  Within ten (10) days after the conviction or forfeiture of
bail of a person upon a charge of violating any law regulating the
operation of vehicles on highways every magistrate of the court or
clerk of the court of record, in which the conviction was had or bail
was forfeited, shall prepare and immediately forward to the
Department of Public Safety an abstract of the record covering the
case in which the person was convicted or forfeited bail, which shall
be certified by the person required to prepare the abstract to be
true and correct.  A report shall not be made of any conviction:
    1.  Involving the illegal parking or standing of a vehicle;
    2.  Involving speeding if the speed limit is not exceeded by more
than ten (10) miles per hour; or
    3.  Rendered by a nonlawyer judge, unless, within a period not to
exceed the preceding reporting period for Mandatory Continuing Legal
Education, the judge has completed courses held for municipal judges
which have been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory
Legal Education Commission for at least six (6) hours of continuing
legal education credit or attendance of at least one (1) day of a
state judicial conference, and the Department of Public Safety
receives verification of such attendance, from the judge.  In the
case of attendance of a continuing legal education course,
verification may be made by a statement of attendance signed by the
course registration personnel.  In the case of verification of
attendance of a state judicial conference, a statement of attendance
signed by the Administrative Director of the Courts or a designee
shall be sufficient verification.
    C.  The abstract must be made upon a form furnished by the
Department and shall include:
    1.  The name, address and driver license number, if any, of the
person charged;
    2.  The registration number of the vehicle involved; and
    3.  The nature and date of the offense, the date of hearing, the
plea, the judgment, or if bail was forfeited, the amount of the fine
or forfeiture.
    D.  Every court of record shall also forward a like report to the
Department upon the conviction of any person of manslaughter or other
felony in the commission of which a vehicle was used.
    E.  The failure, refusal, or neglect of any judicial officer to
comply with any of the requirements of this section shall constitute
misconduct in office and shall be ground for removal.



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