Public Utilities and Carriers

E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System Division

SECTION 39-21-6

§ 39-21-6. Cooperation with federal government.

(a) The division shall have full and complete authority to cooperate with and assist the federal government in all matters relating to the planning, constructing, equipping, maintenance, and operation of the project in the event that the federal government should make any federal funds or federal assistance available therefor.

(b) The division or any officers or executives designated by it, may act as agent of the federal government in accordance with the requirements of any federal legislation related to federal assistance.

(c) The division is hereby authorized to accept the provisions of any federal legislation, and may file written evidence of each acceptance with the federal government. Each acceptance shall be duly signed by the associate director or such other person or persons as the governor or director of public safety may designate.

(d) The division may enter into all necessary contracts and agreements with the federal or state governments, or any agency thereof, necessary or incident to the project, and all contracts and agreements shall be signed in the name of the division by the associate director or some other person or persons designated by the governor or director of public safety.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 126, art. 36, § 5; P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 9, § 8.)