Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-15.2
Emergency Location of Governments for State Political Subdivisions

SECTION 30-15.2-2

§ 30-15.2-2. Validity of acts performed at emergency location.

During the period when the public business is being conducted at the emergency temporary location, or locations, the governing body and other officers of a political subdivision of this state shall have and possess and shall exercise, at that location, or locations, all of the executive, legislative, and judicial powers and functions conferred upon the body and officers by or under the laws of this state. These powers and functions may be exercised in the light of the exigencies of the emergency situation without regard to, or compliance with, time-consuming procedures and formalities prescribed by law and pertaining thereto, and all acts of the body and officers shall be as valid and binding as if performed within the territorial limits of their political subdivision.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 30-15.2-2; P.L. 1963, ch. 19, § 1.)