2017 Arkansas Code
Title 22 - Public Property
Chapter 8 - Motor Vehicles
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 22-8-102. Leasing and renting of vehicles by state agencies -- Definitions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 22-8-102 (2017)
  • (a) For purposes of this section:
    • (1) "Lease" means obtaining the use of a motor vehicle from any source for a monetary fee, for a period of thirty-one (31) days or more; and
    • (2) "Rental" means obtaining the use of a motor vehicle from any source for a monetary fee for a period of thirty (30) days or less.
  • (b)
    • (1) Before any state agency shall lease any motor vehicle or renew any existing lease for a motor vehicle, the agency shall submit a written request to the State Procurement Director identifying the motor vehicles sought to be leased by the agency and all facts and circumstances the director may request to enable him or her to determine the economics, need, and feasibility of leasing the motor vehicle.
    • (2) Upon receipt, the director shall review the request to lease the motor vehicle, and if he or she determines that the lease is in the best interest of the State of Arkansas and that the agency has adequate funds to pay the lease, he or she may approve the request but only if he or she has first received the approval of the Legislative Council.
    • (3) After receiving the approval of the Legislative Council, the director shall stamp his or her approval on the request and return it to the state agency, which may then proceed to enter into the lease as proposed and approved by the director.
    • (4) In emergency situations, the director may approve a temporary lease of a motor vehicle, not to exceed thirty (30) days, but only if he or she has sought the advice of the cochairs of the Legislative Council and scheduled the temporary lease of a motor vehicle for consideration at the next meeting of the Legislative Council.
  • (c) If the director disapproves a proposed lease of a motor vehicle, he or she shall stamp his or her disapproval on the request and return it to the state agency, and it shall be unlawful for the state agency to proceed to lease the motor vehicle.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Arkansas may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.