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51-24A.3.


51-24A.3.
   
   Definitions. As used in this act:
   
   1. "Record" means all documents, including, but not limited to, any
   book, paper, photograph, microfilm, data files created by or used with
   computer software, computer tape, disk, and record, sound recording,
   film recording, video record or other material regardless of physical
   form or characteristic, created by, received by, under the authority
   of, or coming into the custody, control or possession of public
   officials, public bodies, or their representatives in connection with
   the transaction of public business, the expenditure of public funds or
   the administering of public property. "Record" does not mean computer
   software, nongovernment personal effects or, unless public disclosure
   is required by other laws or regulations, vehicle movement records of
   the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority obtained in connection with the
   Authority's electronic toll collection system, personal financial
   information, credit reports or other financial data obtained by or
   submitted to a public body for the purpose of evaluating credit
   worthiness, obtaining a license, permit, or for the purpose of
   becoming qualified to contract with a public body;
   
   2. "Public body" shall include, but not be limited to, any office,
   department, board, bureau, commission, agency, trusteeship, authority,
   council, committee, trust or any entity created by a trust, county,
   city, village, town, township, district, school district, fair board,
   court, executive office, advisory group, task force, study group, or
   any subdivision thereof, supported in whole or in part by public funds
   or entrusted with the expenditure of public funds or administering or
   operating public property, and all committees, or subcommittees
   thereof. Except for the records required by Section 24A.4 of this
   title, "public body" does not mean judges, justices, the Council on
   Judicial Complaints, the Legislature, or legislators;
   
   3. "Public office" means the physical location where public bodies
   conduct business or keep records;
   
   4. "Public official" means any official or employee of any public body
   as defined herein; and
   
   5. "Law enforcement agency" means any public body charged with
   enforcing state or local criminal laws and initiating criminal
   prosecutions, including, but not limited to, police departments,
   county sheriffs, the Department of Public Safety, the Oklahoma State
   Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, the Alcoholic
   Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission, and the Oklahoma State Bureau of
   Investigation.
   

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