Parks and Recreational Areas
Green Acres Land Acquisition
§ 32-4-4 Application of funds.
(a) The director shall use the sum appropriated by this chapter, and such other
sums as may be appropriated or as may otherwise be available from time to time,
for the purposes herein set forth, to acquire lands for recreation and
conservation purposes and to make grants to assist local units to acquire lands
for those purposes, subject to the conditions and limitations prescribed by
(b) The director is authorized for and on behalf of the
state, with the approval of the governor, to apply for and accept from the
federal government or any department or agency thereof assistance which may
become available for the purposes of this chapter, whether it be in the form of
a loan or grant or otherwise, to accept the provisions of any federal
legislation or regulations therefor, to enter into contracts in connection
therewith, and to act as agent for the federal government in connection
therewith or to designate a subordinate so to act. To obtain federal assistance
the director is authorized to comply with any federal law, or rules and
regulations thereunder, and to meet such federal requirements as may be made
conditions precedent to receiving federal assistance.
History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 32-4-4; P.L. 1964, ch. 174, § 1.)