2016 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs
Subtitle 5 - Emergency Management
Chapter 75 - Arkansas Emergency Services Act of 1973
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 12-75-123. Appropriations and authority to accept services, gifts, grants, and loans

AR Code ยง 12-75-123 (2016) What's This?

(a) Each political subdivision may make appropriations in the manner provided by law for making appropriations for the ordinary expenses of such political subdivision for the payment of expenses of its local office of emergency management.

(b) (1) If the federal government or any agency or officer of the federal government offers to the state, or through the state to any political subdivision, services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift, grant, or loan, for purposes of emergency management or disaster relief, the state, acting through the Governor, or the political subdivision, acting with the consent of the Governor and through its chief executive or governing body, may accept the offer.

(2) Upon such acceptance, the Governor of the state or chief executive or governing body of such political subdivision may authorize any officer of the state or of the political subdivision, as the case may be, to receive such services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds on behalf of the state or such political subdivision and subject to the terms of the offer and the rules and regulations, if any, of the agency making the offer.

(c) (1) Whenever any person, firm, or corporation shall offer to the state, or to any political subdivision thereof, services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift, grant, or loan for purposes of emergency management, the state, acting through the Governor, or such political subdivision, acting through its chief executive or governing body, may accept such offer.

(2) Upon such acceptance, the Governor of the state, or chief executive or governing body of such political subdivision may authorize any officer of the state, or of the political subdivision, as the case may be, to receive such services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds on behalf of the state, or such political subdivision and subject to the terms of the offer.

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