BILL NO. 1190 By: Pugh and David of the Senate
McBride and Boles of the House
An Act relating to career and technology education; allowing the State Board of Career and Technology Education to establish certain courses in hydrogen energy; allowing the Board to consult the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Department of Labor in establishing courses; providing for codification; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
SUBJECT: Career and technology education
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:
SECTION 1. NEW LAW A new section of law to be codified in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 14-136 of Title 70, unless there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:
A. The State Board of Career and Technology Education may establish courses in the area of hydrogen energy. The courses may include but are not limited to the following topics:
1. Hydrogen energy basics;
2. Hydrogen energy-related equipment manufacturing and maintenance;
3. Hydrogen energy infrastructure; and
4. Hydrogen energy safety.
B. The State Board of Career and Technology Education may consult the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Department of Labor in establishing courses that meet the workforce needs of the hydrogen energy sector in this state.
SECTION 2. This act shall become effective July 1, 2022.
SECTION 3. It being immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health or safety, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and approval.
Passed the Senate the 15th day of March, 2022.
Presiding Officer of the Senate
Passed the House of Representatives the 13th day of April, 2022.
Presiding Officer of the House