Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1979

Current through Laws 2024, c. 378.
Section 1979 - Advertisement, rental, sale, resale, distribution or circulation of article without actual true name and address of manufacturer - Penalties
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to advertise, or offer for rental, sale, resale, distribution or circulation, or rent, sell, resell, distribute or circulate, or cause to be sold, resold, distributed or circulated, or possess for such purposes any article, which does not clearly and conspicuously display thereon in clearly readable print the actual true name and address of the manufacturer thereof.
B. A violation of this section involving less than seven articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are recorded or less than one hundred other articles or sound recordings, shall constitute a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00).
C. A violation of this section involving seven or more articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are recorded or one hundred or more other articles or sound recordings, shall constitute a felony, and shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not to exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00), or by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a term not more than five (5) years, or both such fine and imprisonment.
D. A second or subsequent conviction for a violation of this section shall constitute a felony, and shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) or by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for a term not less than two (2) years nor more than five (5) years, or both such fine and imprisonment.

Okla. Stat. tit. 21, § 1979

Added by Laws 1991, SB 297, c. 82, § 5, emerg. eff. 4/18/1991; Amended by Laws 1997, HB 1213, c. 133, § 433 (effective date amended to July 1, 1999, by Laws 1998, 1st Extr. Sess., HB 1002, c. 2, §§ 23-26, emerg. eff. 6/19/1998); Amended by Laws 1999, 1st Extr. Sess., HB 1009, c. 5, § 317, emerg. eff. 7/1/1999; Amended by Laws 2007 , HB 1017, c. 4, § 1, eff. 11/1/2007.