ExecOrder 1:2016-34.  


Executive Order 2016-34  
I, Mary Fallin, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, hereby direct that appropriate steps be taken to fly all American and Oklahoma flags on State property at half-staff from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016, to honor former Senator Sam Lee Helton, who passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016.
Sam Helton joined the Lawton Police Department in 1982, where he worked as a patrol officer, detective, narcotics detective, crime prevention officer, and coordinator for the Lawton Crime Stoppers Program. He was elected to serve Senate District 31 in 1992, and served until his retirement in 2004. While representing Senate District 31, he was appointed to a multitude of positions within the Oklahoma State Senate. He served as the Majority Whip and Chairman of the Senate Public Safety and Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. He was also the Chairman of the Senate Energy and Environmental Committee. His dedication to his community and the State of Oklahoma will be missed.
This Executive Order shall be forwarded to the Department of Capital Assets Management, who shall cause the provisions of this Order to be implemented by all appropriate agencies of State government.
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, Oklahoma, this 1st day of November, 2016.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
Mary Fallin
ATTEST:
Mike Hunter
Secretary of State
[Source: Added at 34 Ok Reg 101, eff 11-1-16]