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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 001 : EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 17)
  • § 17. Gift, grant or loan

    (a) Federal. Whenever the federal government or any agency or officer thereof shall offer to the state, or through the state to any town or city thereof, services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift, grant, or loan, for purposes of emergency management the state, acting through the governor in coordination with the department of public safety, or such town or city acting with the consent of the governor and through its executive officer or legislative branch, may accept such offer and upon such acceptance the governor of the state or the executive officer or legislative branch of such political subdivision may authorize any officer of the state or of the political subdivision, as the case may be, to receive such services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds on behalf of the state or such political subdivisions, and subject to the terms of the offer and rules and regulations, if any, of the agency making the offer. Whenever such federal grant is contingent upon a state or local contribution, or both, the department of public safety and the political subdivision shall determine whether the grant shall be accepted and if accepted the respective shares to be contributed by the state and town or city concerned.

    (b) Private. Whenever any person, firm or corporation shall offer to the state or to any town or city thereof, services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift, grant, or loan, for purposes of emergency management, the state, acting through the governor, or such political subdivision, acting through its executive officer or legislative branch, may accept such offer and upon such acceptance the governor of the state or executive officer or legislative branch of such political subdivision may authorize any officer of the state or the political subdivision, as the case may be, to receive such services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds on behalf of the state or such political subdivision, and subject to the terms of the offer. (Amended 1985, No. 4, eff. March 9, 1985; 1989, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 2005, No. 209 (Adj. Sess.), § 14.)