Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.07 - Priorities

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) The State Director shall approve grant applications in accordance with the following priorities:
(a) Rescue equipment needed by qualified organizations in order to meet the minimum standards to become a licensed rescue organization;
(b) Communications equipment identified in a current Emergency Communications Development Plan approved by the State Director. Priority will be given to establishing a radio base station on the state emergency management frequency (45.56 Mhz);
(c) Warning equipment identified in a current Warning Plan approved by the State Director. Included are radio signal encoder/decoder and associated communication systems;
(d) Other disaster preparedness equipment to include but not limited to:
1. Optional equipment for rescue vehicles listed in Chapter 155-1;
2. Special service boats and small watercraft required solely for emergency management emergency use;
3. Self-propelled wheeled vehicles required solely for emergency management emergency use.
(2) The State Director may revise the general priority list when necessary and publish revisions in an appropriate media such as the state Emergency Management Bulletin.
(3) The State Director may approve applications for equipment in other than the listed priority for valid reasons. Such reasons may include availability of funds, exceptional need and unusual risk factors.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 155-2-.07
Ga. L. 1980, pp. 1247-1249 (Ga. Code Ann., Ch. 86-18).
. Original Rule entitled "Priorities" 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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