2016 Arkansas Code
Title 25 - State Government
Chapter 20 - Interlocal Cooperation Act
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 25-20-105. Agreements for joint or cooperative action -- Filing -- Interstate compacts -- Liability for damages
(a) Prior to its entry into force, an agreement made pursuant to this chapter shall be filed with the county clerk and with the Secretary of State.
(b) (1) In the event that an agreement entered into pursuant to this chapter is between or among one (1) or more public agencies of this state and one (1) or more public agencies of another state or of the United States, the agreement shall have the status of an interstate compact, but in any case or controversy involving performance or interpretation thereof or liability thereunder, the public agencies party thereto shall be real parties in interest.
(2) (A) The state may maintain an action to recoup or otherwise make itself whole for any damages or liability which it may incur by reason of being joined as a party therein.
(B) The action shall be maintained against any public agencies whose default, failure of performance, or other conduct caused or contributed to the incurring of damage or liability by the state.
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