405:10-3-2. System approval by Oklahoma Department of Libraries Board 
(a)    The Board shall consider an application for the establishment of a public library system at a meeting held in accordance with the State's Open Meeting Act, and shall make its decision within 45 days after the date of the application; provided that the Board may delay a decision because of absence of a quorum or for other good cause.
(b)    Application for establishment of a system must be made at least 30 days prior to the meeting at which the Board is to consider the application. Documents constituting application for creation of a system including the initial plan for system library services and development in the district should be addressed to the Director, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 200 N.E. 18, Oklahoma City, 73105-3298.
(c)    Date of establishment of a system shall be the date of the Board action approving the system. The Director of the Department of Libraries shall certify the establishment of the system following the form prescribed in Appendix C, and shall file the certification with the Secretary of State, and the Board of County Commissioners, and the governing bodies of each of the cities and towns concerned.
[Source: Amended at 16 Ok Reg 3040, eff 7-12-99]