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§30-15.4-1  Authority Of Governor. –

Published: 2015

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Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-15.4

Debris and Wreckage Removal in Disasters

SECTION 30-15.4-1

   § 30-15.4-1  Authority of governor. –

Whenever the governor has declared a disaster emergency to exist under the laws

of this state, or the president of the United States, at the request of the

governor, has declared a major disaster or emergency to exist in this state,

the governor is authorized:

   (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, through the

use of state departments or agencies, or the use of any of the state's

instrumentalities, to clear or remove from publicly or privately owned land or

water, debris and wreckage which may threaten public health or safety, or

public or private property; and

   (2) To accept funds from the federal government and utilize

those funds to make grants to any local government for the purpose of removing

debris or wreckage from publicly or privately owned land or water.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1975, ch. 124, § 1.)