§ 30-15.7-1 Federal funds.
Whenever the governor has declared a disaster emergency to exist under the laws of this state, or the president of the United States, at the request of the governor, has declared a major disaster or emergency to exist in this state, the governor is authorized:
(1) Upon determination by the governor that financial assistance is essential to meet disaster-related necessary expenses or serious needs of individuals or families adversely affected by a major disaster that cannot be otherwise adequately met from other means of assistance, to accept a grant by the federal government to fund financial assistance, subject to such terms and conditions as may be imposed upon the grant; and
(2) To enter into an agreement with the federal government, or any officer or agency thereof, pledging the state to participate in the funding of the financial assistance authorized in subsection (a) of this section, in an amount not to exceed twenty-five percent (25%) thereof, and, if state funds are not otherwise available to the governor, to accept an advance of the state share from the federal government to be repaid when the state is able to do so.
(P.L. 1975, ch. 162, § 1.)