Executive Orders

Pursuant to Title 75 O.S., Section 256, Executive Orders of previous gubernatorial administrations shall terminate ninety (90) calendar days following the inauguration of the next governor unless otherwise terminated or continued during that time by Executive Order.

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2014-06 2014 4-17-2014 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, to 8:00 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, in memory of those killed and injured in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995
2014-05 2014 4-02-2014 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, April 1, 2014 to honor Retired Justice Rudolph Hargrave, who passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
2014-04 2014 3-19-2014 In recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day, appropriate steps are to be taken to fly all American flags and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014, to honor the many sacrifices made by the men and women of Oklahoma and the United States during the Vietnam War
Second Amended 2014-01 2014 3-04-2014 State of emergency declaring a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Emergency due to a liquefied petroleum gas shortage. Temporary suspension of requirements used in the support efforts are specified in the order. Further, direct Director Ed Lake, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, to expedite and provide preference to all Heating Assistance applications and the Energy Crisis Assistance application period should open immediately for qualifying individuals and families who use propane are their primary or only source of heat. The Oklahoma Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in effect.
2014-03 2014 2-07-2014 Disaster Emergency caused by the closure of the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge between Lexington and Purcell. The counties included in this declaration are Cleveland and McClain. The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated
Amended 2014-01 2014 1-31-2014 State of emergency declaring a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Emergency due to a liquefied petroleum gas shortage. Temporary suspension of requirements used in the support efforts are specified in the order. Further, direct Director Ed Lake, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, to expedite and provide preference to all Heating Assistance applications and the Energy Crisis Assistance application period should open immediately for qualifying individuals and families who use propane are their primary or only source of heat. The Oklahoma Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in effect.
2014-02 2014 1-16-2014 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, 01/17/2014 to honor Corporal Billy M. McIntyre, who died on 12/07/1950, while on active duty during the Korean War near Sinhung-ri, North Korea. His service to our country and state will never be forgotten
2014-01 2014 1-07-2014 State of emergency declaring a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Emergency due to a liquefied petroleum gas shortage. Temporary suspension of requirements used in the support efforts are specified in the order.
2013-44 2013 12-31-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. Friday, 1/3/2014, until 8:00 a.m. Monday, 1/6/2014, to honor Chief Warrant Officer Two Randy L. Billings, who died on 12/17/2013 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
2013-43 2013 12-23-2013 The use of any electronic cigarette or vaping device shall be prohibited on any and all properties owned, leased or contracted for use by the State of Oklahoma. Provided, however, this Executive Order shall not apply to residents of Veteran's Affairs Residential Facilities while at those facilities. The Executive Order shall be effective 1/1/2014
Second Amended 2011-06 2013 12-20-2013 Creating the Governor's Cabinet System
Amended 2013-19 2013 12-20-2013 Establish Pipeline Safety Task Force
Amended 2013-42 2013 12-12-2013 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts; requirements are specified in the order
2013-41 2013 12-05-2013 Disaster emergency caused by the winter storms, excessive snow, freezing rain and ice; the counties included are all 77 Oklahoma Counties; The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated
2013-42 2013 12-05-2013 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts; requirerements are specified in the order
2013-40 2013 12-04-2013 Direct and order the Secretary of Education and Workforce Development to monitor and ensure the items specified in the order; also direct and order all executive branch agencies with authority to promulgate or otherwise participate in the drafting or adoption of the Oklahoma Academic Standards to adhere to the following principles specified in the order
2013-39 2013 12-03-2013 In recognition of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. Friday, 12/6/2013, until 8:00 a.m. Monday, 12/9/2013, to honor the many Oklahoma and United States citizens who died on 12/7/1941, as a result of the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
2013-38 2013 11-21-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, 11/22/2013, to honor Former State Representative Forrest Claunch, who passed away on Monday, 11/18/2013
2013-37 2013 11-13-2013 Direct Ed Lake, Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, as follows to the items specified in the order regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act
2013-36 2013 10-15-2013 An Emergency Drought Commission is to be immediately formed and shall exist for a period of one hundred and eighty (180) days due to the current, and persistent, Emergency Drought Conditions in the counties specified in the order
2013-35 2013 9-17-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff upon receipt of this Executive Order on 9/17/2013, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 9/20/2013, in memory of those injured and killed in the senseless act of violence perpetrated on the Naval Yard on 9/16/2013
2013-33 2013 9-10-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11,2013, to honor the victims of the 9/11/2011 terrorist attack on America
2013-34 2013 9-10-2013 Permanent Administrative Rules
2013-32 2013 8-26-2013 Establish an Executive Transition Team for the State Board of Behavioral Healthy Licensure
2013-31 2013 8-19-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 8/23/2013, to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, 8/26/2013, to honor Former State Representative Odilia Dank, who passed away on Saturday, 8/17/2013
Amended 2013-30 2013 8-13-2013 Convoke the First Extraordinary Session of the Fifty Fourth Legislature to convene at the State Capitol on 9/3/2013 at 1:00 p.m.
2013-30 2013 8-12-2013 Convoke the First Extraordinary Session of the Fifty Fourth Legislature to convene at the State Capitol on 9/3/2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Third Amended 2013-20 2013 7-30-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 5/18/2013.
Third Amended 2013-22 2013 7-30-2013 State of Emergency continuing due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide; temporary suspension relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2013-29 2013 7-29-2013 State of Emergency continuing due to severe weather occurring statewide; temporary suspension of requirements relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2013-28 2013 7-24-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to the severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 7/23/2013
Amended 2011-06 2013 7-16-2013 Creating the Governor's Cabinet System
2013-27 2013 7-08-2013 Establish the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) taskforce
Second Amended 2013-20 2013 7-01-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties added to Executive Order 2013-20 are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 5/18/2013
Second Amended 2013-22 2013 7-01-2013 State of Emergency continuing due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide; temporary suspension relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2013-26 2013 6-24-2013 State Holidays in 2014
Amended 2013-22 2013 6-21-2013 State of Emergency continuing due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide; temporary suspension relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2013-24 2013 6-13-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2013, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013, to honor Specialist Robert A. Pierce, 20, an Oklahoma soldier who died on June 3, 2013, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
2013-25 2013 6-13-2013 Clemency denied to Brian Darrell Davis. Sentence of death be carried out as scheduled on June 25, 2013
Amended 2013-20 2013 6-03-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties added to Executive Order 2013-20 are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 5/18/2013
2013-23 2013 5-24-2013 In recognition of Memorial Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Monday, 5/27/2013, to honor those Americans who gave their lives for the freedom we enjoy today
2013-22 2013 5-21-2013 State of Emergency continuing due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide; temporary suspension relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2013-21 2013 5-21-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from receipt of this Order on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013, in honor of those lost and injured by the May 19 & 20, 2013 tornadoes
2013-20 2013 5-20-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated.
2013-18 2013 5-16-2013 Establish the Juvenile Justice Reform Committee
2013-19 2013 5-16-2013 Establish the Pipeline Safety Task Force
2013-17 2013 5-10-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, to honor First Lieutenant Brandon J. Landrum, who died on May 4, 2013, while on active dury supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
2013-16 2013 5-09-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, 5/10/2013, to honor Specialist Charles P. McClure who died on 5/2/2013 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
2013-15 2013 5-06-2013 In recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, 5/15/2013, to honor Federal, State, and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty
2013-13 2013 4-17-2013 Establish the School Transportation Task Force
2013-14 2013 4-17-2013 Establish the Oklahoma Port Task Force
2013-11 2013 4-16-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 4/19/2013, in memory of those killed and injured in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on 4/19/1995
2013-12 2013 4-16-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on 4/16/2013 until 7:59 a.m. on Friday, 4/19/2013, in memory of those killed and injured in the senseless act of violence perpetrated at the Boston Marathon on 4/15/2013
2013-10 2013 3-19-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, 3/21/2013, to honor Staff Sergeant Rex L. Schad, who died on 3/11/2013, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
2013-09 2013 3-11-2013 In recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, 3/21/2013, to honor the many sacrifices made by the men and women of Oklahoma and the United States during the Vietnam War
2013-08 2013 3-05-2013 Establish the Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel for Developmental Disabilities
2013-07 2013 2-28-2013 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts following catastophic weather occurring statewide. Suspensions are specified in the order.
2013-06 2013 2-25-2013 Disaster emergency declared due to severe storms, winter storms, excessive snow and flooding which began 2/24/2013 and are continuing. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated.
2013-05 2013 2-19-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 2/20/2013, to honor former State Representative Ken Nance, who passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
2013-04 2013 2-14-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 2/15/2013, to honor former State Senator Jimmy Birdsong, who passed away on Saturday, 2/9/2013
2013-03 2013 2-05-2013 Establishment of the Governor's Impaired Driving Prevention Advisory Council
Amended 2011-19 2013 2-05-2013 Establishment of the Governor's Unmanned Aerial System Council; includes the Secretary of Science and Technology serving as State Director of UAS Development
2013-02 2013 1-18-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 1/22/2013, to honor Retired Supreme Court Justice Ralph B. Hodges, who passed away on Wednesday, 1/16/2013
2013-01 2013 1-11-2013 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 1/11/2013, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, 1/14/2013, to honor Joe Steven Stokes, Director of the Office of Disability Concerns, who passed away on Thursday, 1/10/2013
2012-31 2012 12-27-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 12/28/2012, to honor former State Representative Abraham "Abe" Deutschendorf, who passed away on Sunday, 12/23/2012
Amended 2012-30 2012 12-14-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff starting Friday, 12/14/2012 at 5:00 p.m. until sunset on Tuesday, 12/18/2012 to honor those who were killed and injured on Friday, 12/14/2012 in the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut
2012-30 2012 12-14-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff starting Friday, 12/14/2012 at 5:00 p.m. until sunset on Tuesday, 12/18/2012 to honor those who were killed and injured on Friday, 12/14/2012 in the tragic shooting in Newton, Connecticut
2012-29 2012 12-03-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012, to honor the many Oklahoma and US citizens who died on 12/7/41, as a result of the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
2012-28 2012 10-31-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2012, in recognition of Veterans Day
2012-27 2012 9-25-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012 to honor Private First Class Jon R. Townsend, who died on September 16, 2012, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
Second Amended 2012-21 2012 9-21-2012 Disaster emergency declared due to wildfires and extreme drought conditions existing in 77 counties in Oklahoma. State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2012-26 2012 9-19-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2012 to honor Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Hardy Summers, who died on Monday, September 10, 2012
2012-25 2012 9-13-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012, to honor those who were killed and injured in the tragic attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya.
2012-24 2012 9-07-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, to honor the victims of the September 11, 2011 terrorist attack on America.
2012-23 2012 8-28-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until sunset on Friday, August 31, 2012, in memory of Neil Armstrong, who passed away on August 25, 2012.
Amended 2012-21 2012 8-24-2012 Disaster emergency declared due to wildfires and extreme drought conditions existing in 77 counties in Oklahoma. State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2012-22 2012 8-06-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff starting Tuesday, 8/7/12 until sunset on Friday, 8/10/12, to honor those who were killed and injured on Sunday, 8/5/12 in the tragic shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin
2012-21 2012 7-30-2012 Disaster emergency declared due to wildfires and extreme drought conditions existing in 77 counties in Oklahoma. The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2012-19 2012 7-23-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 to honor those who were killed and injured on Friday, July 20, 2012 in the tragic theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
2012-20 2012 7-23-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 to honor former State Senator Gene Stipe, who died on Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Amended 2012-16 2012 7-03-2012 Disaster emergency caused by the tornadoes, straight line winds, flash flooding and hail storms. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 5/29/2012.
2012-18 2012 6-28-2012 State Holidays in 2013
2012-17 2012 6-04-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, to honor Hospitalman Eric D. Warren, who died on May 26, 2012, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2012-16 2012 5-30-2012 Disaster emergency caused by tornadoes, straight line winds, flash flooding and hail storms. Counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on 5/29/12.
Amended 2012-10 2012 5-29-2012 Disaster emergency caused by the tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds and flooding. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated.
2012-15 2012 5-29-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, to honor Second Lieutenanat Tobias C. Alexander, who died on May 20, 2012 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2012-13 2012 5-22-2012 Executive Authorization of CompSource Oklahoma to permanently continue to capture cost savings and improve services through exemption from certain general statutory provisions; exemptions listed in Executive Authorization
2012-14 2012 5-22-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, to honor Jeffery McCoy who died on official duty on Friday, May 18, 2012.
2012-11 2012 5-14-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, to honor Staff Sergeant Dick A. Lee, Jr., who died on April 26, 2012 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2012-12 2012 5-14-2012 In Recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, to honor Federal, State, and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.
2012-10 2012 5-01-2012 Disaster emergency caused by the tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds and flooding. The 12 counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated.
Second Amended 2011-11 2012 4-19-2012 Second Amended Hiring Freeze
2012-09 2012 4-19-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Monday, April 23, 2012, to honor Sergeant James E. Dutton, who died on March 31, 2012 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2012-08 2012 4-18-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in memory of those killed and injured in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.
2012-07 2012 4-16-2012 Disaster emergency caused by tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding. The counties included in this declaration are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on April 13, 2012.
2012-06 2012 4-11-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Thursday, April 12, 2012, to honor State Representative Virginia Sue Tibbs, who died on Friday, April 6, 2012.
2012-05 2012 3-14-2012 In recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day, fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012, to honor the many sacrifices made by the men and women of Oklahoma and the U.S. during the Vietnam War.
Fourth Amended 2011-29 2012 3-13-2012 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts of drought relief and wildfire suppression. Requirements are specified in the order.
2012-04 2012 3-13-2012 Clemency denied to Garry Thomas Allen; a stay of execution was granted of twenty-six (26) days with the sentence of death to be carried out on Thursday, April 12, 2012.
2012-03 2012 3-05-2012 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, to honor Staff Sergeant Allen R. McKenna, Jr., who died on February 21, 2012 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2012-02 2012 2-09-2012 Grant a stay of execution of Garry Thomas Allen of thirty (30) days from the scheduled execution, February 16, 2012 to thoroughly evaluate the recommendation of clemency by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board.
2012-01 2012 2-06-2012 The use of any tobacco product shall be prohibited on any and all properties owned, leased or contracted for use by the State Oklahoma; Implementaion shall be achieved no later than six (6) months from the date of this order.
Third Amended 2011-29 2011 1-13-2012 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts in dealing with drought relief and wildfire suppression.
2011-55 2011 12-29-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, December 30, 2011, to honor former Langston University President Ernest L. Holloway, who died on Saturday, December 24, 2011.
Amended 2011-50 2011 12-08-2011 Disaster emergency caused by the earthquakes, tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding declared for 20 Oklahoma counties listed.
2011-54 2011 12-06-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, to honor the many Oklahoma and United States citizens who died on December 7, 1941, as a result of the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
2011-53 2011 11-22-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, to honor former Oklahoma County District Attorney Robert H. Macy, who died on Friday, November 18, 2011.
Second Amended 2011-29 2011 11-18-2011 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts in dealing with drought relief and wildfire suppression.
2011-52 2011 11-18-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011, to honor former Oklahoma State Senator Olin Branstetter and his wife Paula, Oklahoma State University women's basketball head coach Kurt Budke, and assistant women's basketball coach Miranda Serna, who died on Thursday, November 17, 2011.
2011-51 2011 11-15-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, to honor State Senator David Myers, who died on Friday, November 11, 2011.
2011-47 2011 11-09-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2011, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2011, to honor Private First Class Sarina N. Butcher, who died while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-48 2011 11-09-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2011, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2011, to honor Specialist Christopher D. Gailey, who died while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-49 2011 11-09-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011, in recognition of Veterans' Day and to honor those Americans who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy today.
2011-50 2011 11-09-2011 Disaster emergency caused by earthquakes, tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding, declared for 20 Oklahoma counties listed in Order.
Amended 2011-11 2011 10-26-2011 Amended Hiring Freeze
2011-46 2011 10-05-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Thursday, October 6, 2011, to honor Specialist Francisco J. Briseno-Alvarez, Jr., who died on September 25, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-45 2011 9-30-2011 Governor accepting on behalf of the State of Oklahoma all beneficial interest vested in the State by the said of Oklahoma Centennial Botanical Garden Authority
2011-44 2011 9-23-2011 Flay all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Monday, September 26, 2011, to honor Sergeant Mycal L. Prince, who died on September 15, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-43 2011 9-22-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, September 23, 2011, to honor Specialist Christopher D. Horton, who died on September 9, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Amended 2011-29 2011 9-20-2011 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support effort dealing with drought relief and wildfire suppression.
Second Amended 2011-26 2011 9-19-2011 Due to Exceptional and Extreme Drought conditions existing in all 77 counties, there is hereby declared a disaster emergency. All 77 counties are included in this declaration. The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-42 2011 9-16-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Monday, September 19, 2011, to honor Sergeant Bret D. Isenhower, who died on September 9, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-41 2011 9-15-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, September 16, 2011, to honor Private First Class Tony J. Potter, Jr, who died on September 9, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-40 2011 9-08-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2011, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2011, to honor the victims of the September 11, 2011, terrorist attack on America.
2011-39 2011 8-31-2011 The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security is charged with providing oversight of The Oklahoma Information Fusion Center ("OIFC") by creating a Governance Board. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation ("OSBI") will manage the day to day operations of the OIFC. The Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security and the OSBI will work together to ensure OIFC meets the criteria set by the United States Department of Homeland Security for state fusion centers.
2011-38 2011 8-23-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2011, to honor Speicalist Joshua M. Seals, who died on August 16, 2011, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-36 2011 8-22-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2011, to honor Second Lieutenant Joe L. Cunningham, who died on August 13, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-37 2011 8-22-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2011, to honor First Lieutenant Damon T. Leehan, who died on August 14, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-35 2011 8-19-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2011, until 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2011, to honor Specialist Jordan M. Morris, who died on August 11, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-33 2011 8-12-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Monday, August 15, 2011, to honor Staff Sergeant Kirk A. Owen, who died on August 2, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-34 2011 8-12-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, to honor Sergeant Anthony D. M. Peterson, who died on August 4, 2011, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-32 2011 8-11-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, August 12, 2011, to honor former State Representative Howard Cotner, who died on 8/8/11.
2011-30 2011 8-08-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, to honor Specialist Augustus J. Vicari, who died on July 29, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-31 2011 8-08-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Thursday, August 11, 2011, to honor Second Lieutenant Jered W. Ewy, who died on July 29, 2011 while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
2011-29 2011 7-22-2011 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the supports efforts.
Amended 2011-26 2011 7-20-2011 Due to Exceptional and Extreme Drought conditions existing in all 77 counties, there is hereby declared a disaster emergency. All 77 counties are included in this declaration. The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-27 2011 7-06-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, to honor Private First Class Dylan J. Johnson, an Oklahoma soldier, who died on June 26, 2011, while on active duty supporting Operation New Dawn in Iraq.
2011-28 2011 7-06-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, July 8, 2011, to honor former State Representative Rusty Farley, who died on Monday, July 4, 2011.
Amended 2011-28 2011 7-06-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on July 8, 2011, to honor State Representative Rusty Farley, who died on July 4, 2011.
2011-26 2011 6-24-2011 Due to Exceptional and Extreme Drought conditions existing in 33 counties there is hereby declared a disaster emergency. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-25 2011 6-17-2011 State Holidays in 2012
2011-24 2011 6-14-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2011, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2011, in memory of Ms. Clara Luper.
2011-23 2011 5-27-2011 Lowering of Flags in honor Memorial Day
Amended 2011-20 2011 5-27-2011 Disaster caused by tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding beginning May 22, 2011.
2011-21 2011 5-25-2011 Disaster emergency caused by tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding. The counties included in this declaration are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on May 24, 2011.
2011-22 2011 5-25-2011 State of Emergency due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide. Temporary suspension relating to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in this Executive Order.
2011-20 2011 5-24-2011 Disaster emergency caused by tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding. The counties included in this declaration are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated on May 22, 2011.
2011-19 2011 5-20-2011 Establish the Governor's Unmanned Aerial System Council
2011-18 2011 5-16-2011 Recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day. Fly all American flags and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff 5/16/2011 to honor Federal, State, and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.
Second Amended 2011-08 2011 5-06-2011 State of Emergency in all 77 counties in Oklahoma due to severe wildfire threat beginning March 11, 2011 and continuing. State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-17 2011 5-03-2011 Designate Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb as Oklahoma's Small Business Advocate.
2011-15 2011 4-27-2011 Establish the Governor's Science and Technology Council
2011-16 2011 4-27-2011 Disaster emergency caused by tornadoes, severe storms, straightline winds and flooding, counties included Adair, Cherokee, Delaware, Haskell, LeFlore, McCurtain, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Ottawa, Pittsburg, and Sequoyah.
Amended 2010-2 2011 4-19-2011 State Holidays in 2011
2011-12 2011 4-15-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Tuesday, 4/19/2011, in memory of those killed and injured in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995.
2011-13 2011 4-15-2011 Disaster emergency caused by the tornadoes, severe storms, and straight line winds. The counties included are specified in the order. The State Emergency Operations Plan was activated.
2011-14 2011 4-15-2011 Temporary suspension of requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts. Requirements are specified in the order.
2011-11 2011 4-12-2011 Hiring Freeze
Amended 2011-08 of March 11, 2011 2011 4-08-2011 State of Emergency in all 77 counties in Oklahoma due to severe wildfire threat beginning March 11, 2011 and continuing. State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-10 2011 4-08-2011 Executive Orders remaining in effect pursuant to Title 75 O.S. Section 256
2011-09 2011 3-23-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Friday, March 25, 2011, to honor Staff Sgt. Travis M. Tompkins, who died on March 16, 2011, while serving on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghansistan.
2011-07 2011 3-11-2011 Recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day, fly all American flags and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff March 17, 2011, to honor the many sacrifices made by the men and women of Oklahoma and the United States during the Vietnam War.
2011-08 2011 3-11-2011 State of Emergency in all 77 counties in Oklahoma due to severe wildfire threat beginning March 11, 2011 and continuing. State Emergency Operations Plan has been activated.
2011-06 2011 2-17-2011 Creating the Governor's Cabinet System
2011-05 2011 2-14-2011 Fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff on Thursday, February 17, 2011, to honor former Representative John Bryant, who died on Saturday, February 12, 2011.
2011-03 2011 1-31-2011 Disaster emergency declared due to the snow and ice storms all 77 counties included. The State Emergency Operations plan has been activated.
2011-04 2011 1-31-2011 State of emergency due to catastrophic weather occurring statewide, temporarily suspend requirements as they apply to vehicles used in the support efforts as specified in the order.
2010-35 2010 8-23-2010 Facilitate the use of ARRA financing of new and refurbished schools with review and coordination at the state level. The State Department of Education is hereby designated the state education agency responsible for administering the statewide allocations of authority to issue QSCB financing.
2010-34 2010 7-15-2010 Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds
2010-14 2010 4-02-2010 Relating to Recovery Zone Bonds of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
2010-06 2010 1-21-2010 A state-wide prohibition on the use of text-messaging while driving on official state business or while using government-supplied equipment
2010-2 2010 1-04-2010 State Holidays in 2011
2009-11 2009 3-10-2009 Establish the Governor's Continuity Policy Coordination Committee
2008-31 2008 8-08-2008 Establish the Governor's Oklahoma United We Ride Council
2008-4 2008 1-30-2008 Establish the Oklahoma Health Information Security and Privacy Council
2007-42 2007 10-16-2007 Interoperable Communications for First Responders
Amended 2006-04 2007 7-07-2007 Re-establishing the Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Childhood
2007-5 2007 2-01-2007 Amend Executive Order 2004-13 which established the Oklahoma AMBER Alert Committee designating the Chair, Vice-Chair and a Secretary
2006-28 2006 12-21-2006 Designating Director of Oklahoma Department of Health to act as designee for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Block Grant certifications
2006-20 2006 10-19-2006 Establish the Governor's Oklahoma United We Ride Council, the purpose shall be to provide a comprehensive assessment of existing state and federal human service transportation funding programs
2006-04 2006 1-27-2006 Re-establishing the Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Childhood Intervention (Council)
2004-38 2004 12-22-2004 All State government work places shall be free from illegal manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of any controlled substance.
2004-13 2004 4-26-2004 AMBER Plan for Oklahoma
2004-10 2004 3-29-2004 Creating the Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness
2004-01 2004 1-13-2004 Designate to the Secretary of Environment additional powers and duties
2003-29 2003 12-09-2003 Revoke Executive Order 1999-06 and appoint the Commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety to serve as Governor's designee for authorizing agencies to maintain minimum services when hazardous weather becomes a safety threat, causes undue delays or prohibits employees from traveling to and from work.
2003-22 2003 9-03-2003 Revoking Executive Order DB #3 - State Budget Law - Certification and Submission of Payrolls for Payment
1993-20-Amd 1993 9-05-2002 Amended Executive Order 1993-20 Establishing the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council, and Named the Dept. of Human Services as its designated state agency
2001-27 2001 8-03-2001 Designating Director of the State Department of Human Services to act as designee for reviewing and signing state and federal agreements concerning the administration of the Improved Independent Living Program and various amendments and state plans submitted to the Commission and Department of Human Services
98-37 1998 12-09-1998 Establishing procedures for local project funding contracts when contracts are not covered by competitive bidding status.
98-12 1998 4-08-1998 Placing the Ethics Commission and the employees thereof under the Merit System of Personnel Administration
98-11 1998 4-08-1998 Placing the Oklahoma State and Education Employees Group Insurance Board and the employees thereof under the Merit System of Personnel Administration
97-12 1997 5-28-1997 Establish the Oklahoma Amateur Sports Commission, Inc., a non-profit corporation to promote and market Oklahoma as an attractive place for national amateur events
97-08 1997 4-15-1997 Designating Department of Central Services as designee for issuing declarations of closing state offices due to unsafe working conditions.
96-27 1996 8-08-1996 Directing the governing body of every agency, board and commission which have access to the Internet System to adopt an internal policy prohibiting acquisition, storage, distribution and use of child pornography or other obscene materials
96-08 1996 2-23-1996 Designating the Oklahoma Community Service Commission to oversee the state's participation in the National Community Service Trust Act of 1993
96-07 1996 2-20-1996 Designating the Office of Juvenile Affairs as the agency responsible for supervising the preparation and administration of the State plan for juvenile justice and delinquency prevention and rehabilitation programs and activities
95-07 1995 4-03-1995 Commerce to cease to administer the allocation system - designating Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency as the state housing credit agency .
95-06 1995 3-30-1995 Human Services - Food Stamp Program
94-16 1994 9-01-1994 Secretary of Environment designated to disburse funds relating to environmental projects
91-19 1991 9-20-1991 Creating the Office of the State Geographer
91-10 1991 6-14-1991 Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
91-1 1991 1-03-1991 Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Division - Merit System
86-42 1986 10-28-1986 Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth - Merit System
86-41 1986 10-28-1986 State Department of Pollution Control - Merit System ( Now Department Environmental Quality)
86-38 1986 9-16-1986 Oklahoma State Insurance Fund - Merit System
86-37 1986 9-16-1986 Sheep and Wool Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission - Merit System ( Now Sheep and Wool Commission)
86-36 1986 9-16-1986 Oklahoma Peanut Commission - Merit System
86-35 1986 9-16-1986 State Board of Osteopathy - Merit System (Now State Board of Osteopathic Examiners)
86-34 1986 9-16-1986 Oklahoma Motor Vehicle Commission - Merit System
86-33 1986 9-16-1986 Board of Medical Examiners - Merit System (Now State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision)
86-32 1986 9-16-1986 Oklahoma State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors - Merit System
86-31 1986 9-16-1986 Board of Governors of the Registered Dentists of Oklahoma - Merit System
86-30 1986 9-16-1986 Office of Handicapped Concerns - Merit System
86-29 1986 9-16-1986 Oklahoma Pecan Commission - Merit System
85-8 1985 6-28-1985 State Department of Health - Merit Sytem
80-4 1980 7-09-1980 Phil Smalley Children's Center - Merit System
79-8 1979 6-27-1979 Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health Center - Merit System
23 1978 7-03-1978 Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center - Merit System
22 1978 7-03-1978 Carl Albert Community Mental Health Center - Merit System
Unnumbered 1974 12-02-1974 Department of Consumer Affairs - Merit System (Now Department of Consumer Credit)
Unnumbered 1968 9-05-1968 Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation - Merit System
Unnumbered 1967 10-11-1967 Department of Corrections - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 9-15-1966 Oklahoma State Retirement System (Now Public Employees Retirement System)
Unnumbered 1966 8-24-1966 Cerebral Palsy Center - Merit System (Now J.D. McCarty Center for Handicapped Children)
Unnumbered 1966 6-23-1966 Grand River Dam Authority - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 Will Rogers Memorial Commission - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 Oklahoma Real Estate Commission - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 State Fire Marshal - Merit System (Now State Fire Marshall's Commission)
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 Oklahoma Turnpike Authority - Merit System
Unnumbered 1966 4-28-1966 State Board of Pharmacy - Merit System
Unnumbered 1965 1-18-1965 Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 5-27-1960 Department of Mental Health - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 5-05-1960 State Soil Conservation Board - Merit System (Now Conservation Commission)
Unnumbered 1960 4-04-1960 Department of Highways - Merit System (Now Department of Transportation)
Unnumbered 1960 3-07-1960 State Department of Agriculture - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 3-07-1960 Department of Libraries - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 3-03-1960 The Adjutant General's Department - Merit System (Now Military Department)
Unnumbered 1960 3-03-1960 Oklahoma Liquified Petroleum Gas Board - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 1-22-1960 The Department of Public Safety - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 1-22-1960 Oklahoma Historical Society - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 1-22-1960 Oklahoma Water Resources Board - Merit System
Unnumbered 1960 1-22-1960 Oklahoma Cerebral Palsy Institute - Merit System (Now J.D. McCarty Center for Handicapped Children)
Unnumbered 1960 1-22-1960 Commissioners of the Land Office (Now Office of the Land Commissioners)
Unnumbered 1960 1-06-1960 State Personnel Board - Merit System (Now Office of Personnel Management)
Unnumbered 1959 12-09-1959 Professional Engineers - Merit System (Now Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors)
Unnumbered 1959 12-09-1959 State Securities Commission - Merit System (Now Department of Securities)
Unnumbered 1959 12-03-1959 State Reformatory - Merit System
Unnumbered 1959 12-03-1959 Office of Division of the Budget - Merit System (Now Office of State Finance)
Unnumbered 1959 12-03-1959 Board of Cosmetology - Merit System
Unnumbered 1959 12-03-1959 Office of Civil Defense - Merit System
Unnumbered 1959 11-06-1959 Employment Security Commission - Merit System
Unnumbered 1959 11-06-1959 State Department of Health - Merit System