Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.03 - Definitions

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

Unless a different meaning is required by the context, the following terms used in these regulations have the meaning hereinafter respectively ascribed to them:

(a) "Qualified Organization"-a local emergency management organization which fulfills the requirements of Rule 155-2-.06(1) below;
(b) "State Office"-the Georgia Department of Defense, Emergency Management Division;
(c) "State Director"-the State Director of Emergency Management, Georgia Department of Defense;
(d) "Approved"-Certified as acceptable by the State Office;
(e) "Disaster Preparedness Equipment"-Equipment required for alleviation of hardship and danger during a disaster. Such equipment is over and above that required for day-to-day functions of local government, although some equipment may serve a dual function, day-to-day and disaster (e.g., communications equipment);
(f) "Disaster"-an occurrence threatening the health, safety or property of a community or larger area;
(g) "Local Emergency Management Director"-a person nominated by the Chief Executive Officer or governing body of a political subdivision, approved by the State Director and appointed by the Governor to carry out the overall responsibility of the local emergency management program;
(h) "State Grant Funds"-Funds specifically appropriated by the General Assembly of Georgia to carry out the provisions of Georgia Laws 1980, pp.1247-1249, codified as Georgia Code Annotated, Section 86-1809(c), and further provided to grantees in accordance with these rules and regulations.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.03
Ga. L. 1980, pp. 1247-1249 (Ga. Code Ann., Ch. 86-18).
Original Rule entitled "Definitions" was, filed October 31, 1980; effective November 20, 1980. In accordance with Ga. L. 1981, pp. 389, 390, the word,"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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