2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY AND INTERNAL SECURITY
127. Disaster Relief
§127-10 Disaster relief during suspension of preceding sections.


HI Rev Stat § 127-10 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§127-10 Disaster relief during suspension of preceding sections. During any period in which sections 127-1 to 127-9 are not in effect, the governor and political subdivisions may exercise any and all of their powers under chapter 128 or that relate to disasters resulting from enemy attacks, to provide other disaster relief. All provisions of law that relate to disasters resulting from enemy attacks during the period and all provisions of chapter 128 are made applicable to other disaster relief, including without limitation, provisions making or authorizing appropriations or expenditures.

As used in this section, "other disaster relief" means the preparation for and the carrying out of all functions, other than functions for which military forces are primarily responsible, to minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters caused by fire, flood, tidal wave, volcanic eruption, earthquake, or other natural causes and major disasters caused by acts of man including massive oil spills, nuclear accidents, airplane crashes, and civil disturbances. [L 1951, c 218, §§1, 2; RL 1955, §358-11; HRS §127-10; am L 1971, c 50, §1; am L 2009, c 76, §3]

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