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SB 456 - Authorizes the Governor to Hire and set the Salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority - Oklahoma Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes the Governor to Hire and set the Salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-23) -

Title: Authorizes the Governor to Hire and set the Salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Governor to Hire and set the Salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Governor hire and set the salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board to consist of the following nine members (Sec. 1):

    • Five members appointed by the Governor;

    • Two members appointed by the Speaker of the House; and

    • Two members appointed by the President of the Senate.

  • Requires each member to serve at the pleasure of his or her appointing authority (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes the removal or replacement without cause of any member of the Board (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any member of the Board from voting on any issue in which a member has a direct financial interest (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Administrator of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority is to be an ex official member of the Board, but is entitled to vote only in cases of a tie vote (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Administrator to be appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the Senate, and to serve at the pleasure of the Governor (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes the removal or replacement of the Administrator  without cause (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes compensation for the Administrator to be determined by the Governor (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes the administrator to be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the members elected to and constituting each chamber of the Legislature  (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes the Governor to Hire and set the Salary for the Director of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority

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