States of Disclosure

Published — June 25, 2009

Oklahoma: Legislative financial disclosure ranking

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Oklahoma

Rank: 36 | Points: 55.5 | Grade: F

Oklahoma Ethics Commission

Question Answer Points Notes
Requires financial disclosure filing? Yes 1
Requires complete financial disclosure filing (no update)? No 0 Filers may file a statement of no change
instead of a complete filing.
Requires financial disclosure filing annually? Yes 1
Requires complete financial disclosure filing for candidates? Yes 1
Employment information required? Yes 5
Employment information not narrowly defined? Yes 5
Employer/business name required? Yes 5
Employment job title required? No 0
Employer description required? Yes 2
Value range/income amount required? No 0
Spouse employment information required and clear? Required and Not Clear 2.5 Half points awarded because filers only
required to report spouse employment with “governmental entity;”
and spouse is not clearly indicated when employment is reported.
Officer/director information required? Yes 4
Officer/director information not narrowly defined? No 0 Filers only required to report directorships with entities doing business
with state.
Officer/director entity name required? Yes 4
Officer/director entity description required? No 0
Spouse officer/director information required and clear? No 0
Investment information required? Yes 3
Investment information not narrowly defined? Yes 3
Investment entity name required? Yes 3
Investment entity description required? Yes 1 Half point awarded because filers not required to describe company where
stock is held.
Investment value range/holding amount required? No 0
Spouse investment information required and clear? No 0
Client information required? Yes 2 Filers required to report clients represented before state agencies.
Client name required? Yes 2
Client value range/income amount required? No 0
Spouse client information required and clear? Required and Not Clear 1 Half point awarded because filers required to
report spouse client, but spouse is not clearly indicated.
Real-property information required? No 0
Real-property information not narrowly defined? No 0
Real-property value range/amount required? No 0
Spouse real-property information required and clear? No 0
Spouse name required? No 0
Dependent name required? No 0
Financial disclosure filings in central office? Yes 1
Lawmakers not forwarded reviewer information? Yes 1
In-person appearance not required to obtain filings? Yes 1
Copy fees less than 50 cents per page? Yes 1
Blank disclosure form available on Web? Yes 1
Disclosure filings available electronically or on the Web in any format? No 0
Late-filing penalties on the books? Yes 1
Misfiling penalties on the books? Yes 1
State has auditing authority? Yes 1
State routinely reviews filings for accuracy and completeness either
through formal audit process or informal review process?
Yes 1
State published list of delinquent filers on Web or in printed document? Yes 1

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