SECTION 610:25-29-1. Purpose  

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  • (a)   The Tulsa Reconciliation Education and Scholarship Program was established by HB 1178, the "1921 Tulsa Race Riot Reconciliation Act of 2001", which was signed into law on June 1st 2001. The Act was amended by HB 2238 of the 2002 legislative session.
    (b)   The purpose of the program is to make available a maximum of 300 scholarships to residents of the Tulsa School District, which was greatly impacted both socially and economically by the civil unrest that occurred in the city during 1921. The program is to begin with the 2002-03 school year or as soon thereafter as practicable, subject to the availability of funds.
    (c)   The further purpose of the program is to establish and maintain a variety of educational support services whereby residents who qualify for the program will be prepared for success in postsecondary endeavors. [70 O.S. §2621]
[Source: Added at 19 Ok Reg 1505, eff 5-28-02; Amended at 20 Ok Reg 2679, eff 7-25-03]