The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association provides free tickets to football and basketball playoff games to legislators each year upon request.
The OSSAA, however, has not been reporting those gifts to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission, records show.
An association is supposed to have its lobbyists report every six months any “thing of value” given to a state official costing more than $10, ethics officials told The Oklahoman.
Also, an association can only spend up to $100 a year on gifts to a state official.
One free ticket to just this weekend’s state basketball tournament was worth $30 if a legislator attended every session. Legislators can get up to two complimentary tickets upon request.
OSSAA Executive Director Ed Sheakley said the association’s two former lobbyists checked with the Ethics Commission to make sure the ticket giving complied with the rules.
“They checked into it, and, ‘Yes ... everything was on the up and up and everything was legal,’” he told The Oklahoman.
Both lobbyists, Vickie White Rankin and Terry Ingmire, dispute that. Both said they didn’t even know the OSSAA gave away free tickets. Both said they never contacted the Ethics Commission about that.
Rep. Gary Banz, R-
Rep. Gus Blackwell, R-Laverne
Rep. Mike Brown, D-
Rep. Ed Cannaday, D-Porum
Rep. Donnie Condit, D-McAlester
Rep. Doug Cox, R-Grove
Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow
Sen. Kim David, R-Porter
Rep. Lee Denney, R-
Rep. David Derby, R-
Rep. Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs
Sen. Eddie Fields, R-
Rep. Kay Floyd, D-
Rep. Will Fourkiller, D-Stilwell
Rep. Randy Grau, R-
Sen. A.J. Griffin, R-Guthrie
Rep. Jeff Hickman, R-Fairview
Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Forest Park
Rep. Scott Inman, D-Del City
Rep. Sally Kern, R-
Rep. Dan Kirby, R-Tulsa
Rep. Steve Kouplen, D-Beggs
Rep. James Lockhart, D-Heavener
Sen. Bryce Marlatt, R-Woodward
Rep. Jerry McPeak, D-Warner
Rep. Scott Martin, R-Norman
Rep. Glen Mulready, R-Tulsa
Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City
Rep. David Perryman, D-Chickasha
Rep. R.C. Pruett, D-Antlers
Rep. Brian Renegar, D-McAlester
Rep. Mike Reynolds, R-Oklahoma City
Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow
Rep. Dustin Roberts, R-Durant
Rep. Wade Rousselot, D-Wagoner
Rep. Todd Russ, R-Cordell
Rep. Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher
Sen. Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee
Rep. Mike Shelton, D-Oklahoma City
Rep. Ben Sherrer, D-Chouteau
Rep. Jerry Shoemake, D-Morris
Rep. Jason Smalley, R-Stroud
Rep. Todd Thomsen, R-Ada
Rep. Steve Vaughan, R-Ponca City
Rep. Justin Wood, R-Shawnee
Rep. Harold Wright, R-Weatherford