Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.01 - The Act

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

Provisions of the Georgia Emergency Management Act of 1981, (Ga. L. 1981, pp. 389, 390) (Ga. Code annotated, Chapter 86-18, as amended) to which these regulations pertain are:

" (c) There is hereby created a State fund to provide assistance to local organizations for emergency management which are authorized by subsections (a) and (b) of this Section. Said fund shall be used for the purpose of making grants to such local emergency management organizations to enable such organizations to purchase or otherwise obtain equipment which is needed for disaster preparedness. Said fund shall be administered by the Director of Emergency Management who, by rules and regulations, shall establish uniform criteria governing application for and the use of funds granted to local organizations for emergency management pursuant to this subsection. Such rules and regulations shall include, but shall not be limited to, provisions:

(1) Requiring that, as a condition precedent to receiving a State grant pursuant to this subsection, an amount equal to the State grant shall be raised from local funds for the purchase of disaster preparedness equipment; and

(2) Defining disaster preparedness equipment which shall qualify for purchase by the use of matching funds made available pursuant to this subsection; and

(3) Establishing procedures and requirements governing the purchase of disaster preparedness equipment when matching funds made available pursuant to this subsection are used for such purchase; and

(4) Establishing priorities governing grants made pursuant to this subsection which shall be based on the most effective and efficient use of disaster preparedness equipment purchased with matching funds made available pursuant to this subsection; and

(5) Establishing forms, procedures and requirements governing applications for grants pursuant to this subsection; and

(6) Prohibiting any single local emergency management organization from receiving more than 12 ½ percent of the total funds annually appropriated to carry out the provisions of this subsection.

The funds necessary to carry out the provisions of this subsection shall come from funds specifically appropriated for such purpose by the General Assembly."

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.01
Ga. L. 1980, pp. 1247-1249 (Ga. Code Ann., Ch. 86-18).
Original Rule entitled "The Act" was filed on October 31, 1980; effective November 20, 1980. In accordance with Ga. L. 1981, pp. 389, 390, the words "civil defense" wherever appearing in this Rule have been changed to "emergency management." Filed June 5, 1981; effective July 1, 1981, as specified by the Agency.

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