Okla. Stat. tit. 41 § 116

Current through Laws 2022EX2, c. 29.
Section 116 - Person to Accept Service or Notice - Identity of Owner and Manager - Failure to Comply with Section
A. As a part of any rental agreement the lessor shall prominently and in writing identify what person at what address is entitled to accept service or notice under this act. The landlord or any person authorized to enter into a rental agreement on his behalf shall disclose to the tenant in writing at or before the commencement of the tenancy the name and address of:
1. The person or persons authorized to manage the premises;
2. The owner or owners of the premises; or
3. The name and address of a person authorized to act for and on behalf of the owner for the purpose of receipt of service of process and receiving and receipting for notices.

The information required to be furnished by this section shall be kept current and this section extends to and is enforceable against any successor owner, landlord or manager.

B. A person who fails to comply with this section becomes a landlord for the purposes of this act and an agent of each person who is otherwise a landlord for:
1. Receipt of service of process and receiving and receipting for notices and demands; and
2. Performing the obligations of a landlord under this act and under the rental agreement and expending and making available for the purpose all rents collected from the premises.

Okla. Stat. tit. 41, § 116

Added by Laws 1978, HB 1279, c. 257, § 16, eff. 10/1/1978.