ExecOrder 1:2011-19A.  


Amended Executive Order 2011-19  
I, Mary Fallin, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the power vested in me by Sections 1 and 2 of Article VI of the Oklahoma Constitution, hereby establish the Governor's Aerospace and Autonomous Systems Council.
The Council shall consist of between fifteen (15) and twenty (20) members, who shall be appointed by the Governor and serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The Secretary of Science and Technology shall chair the Council and may select a vice-chair.
The purpose of the Council shall be to review all aspects of the development of Aerospace and Autonomous Systems (AAS) and related technologies in the state, including but not limited to research and development, education, economic development, job creation and capital investment. For the purposes of this Council, Aerospace and Autonomous Systems shall principally denote activities in science, engineering, business and other disciplines associated with utilizing manned or unmanned autonomous or semi-autonomous systems in Earth's atmosphere and surrounding space, on the ground, and on or within bodies of water including lakes, rivers and oceans. The Council will also propose recommendations to the Governor. As part of this process, the Council shall define and periodically review an AAS strategic plan for the State of Oklahoma, and present such a strategic plan, and any proposed changes to existing strategic plans, to the Governor for approval. The Council shall also act in an advisory capacity to the Governor on all issues regarding AAS and related technology and economic development.
Administrative support for the Council, including, but not limited to, personnel necessary to ensure the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the Council, shall be provided by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
Council members will be selected from various areas including postsecondary education, the private sector, tribes, state agencies, non-profit organizations and appropriate federal agencies located in the state. Council members employed by a state agency shall be reimbursed travel expenses related to their service on the Council by their respective state agency as authorized by state law. Council members employed by a federal agency shall be reimbursed travel expenses related to their service on the Council by their respective federal agency as authorized by federal law. Legislative members of the Council shall be reimbursed by their respective legislative bodies for necessary travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as authorized by state law. Remaining Council members shall be reimbursed travel expenses related to their service on the Council as authorized by state law by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
FURTHER, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce shall provide such personnel, resources, administrative rules, or other support as may be required by the State Director of AAS Development, in consultation with the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, to implement or effectuate this Executive Order.
This Executive Order shall be distributed to the Secretary of Science and Technology and Oklahoma Department of Commerce, who shall cause the provisions of this Order to be implemented.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma to be affixed at Oklahoma City this 22nd day of December, 2017.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
MARY FALLIN
ATTEST:
Dave Lopez
Secretary of State
[Source: Added as amendment to EO 11-19 (codified at 1:2011-19) at 35 Ok Reg 311, eff 12-22-17]