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A. Any state environmental agency or public utility shall keep confidential vulnerability assessments of critical assets in both water and wastewater systems. State environmental agencies or public utilities may use the information for internal purposes or allow the information to be used for survey purposes only. The state environmental agencies or public utilities shall allow any public body to have access to the information for purposes specifically related to the public bodies function.
B. For purposes of this section:
1. “State environmental agencies” includes the:
a. Oklahoma Water Resources Board,
b. Oklahoma Corporation Commission,
c. State Department of Agriculture,
d. Oklahoma Conservation Commission,
e. Department of Wildlife Conservation,
f. Department of Mines, and
g. Department of Environmental Quality;
2. “Public Utility” means any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation or any combination thereof, municipal corporations or their lessees, trustees and receivers, owning or operating for compensation in this state equipment or facilities for:
a. producing, generating, transmitting, distributing, selling or furnishing electricity,
b. the conveyance, transmission, reception or communications over a telephone system,
c. transmitting directly or indirectly or distributing combustible hydrocarbon natural or synthetic natural gas for sale to the public, or
d. the transportation, delivery or furnishing of water for domestic purposes or for power.
Laws 2003, HB 1146, c. 166, § 1, emerg. eff. May 5, 2003.