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48-923.Limitations on effect of act. Nothing in the emergency management act shall be construed to:

(a) Interfere with the course or conduct of a labor dispute, except that actions otherwise authorized by this act may be taken when necessary to forestall or mitigate imminent or existing danger to public health or safety;

(b) interfere with dissemination of news or comment on public affairs; but any communications facility or organization, including but not limited to radio and television stations, wire services and newspapers, may be required by the governor to transmit or print public service messages, information or instructions in connection with a declared state of disaster emergency;

(c) affect, other than during a declared state of disaster emergency, the jurisdiction or responsibilities of police forces, fire fighting forces, units of the armed forces of the United States, or of any personnel thereof, when on active duty; but the state disaster emergency plan and local and interjurisdictional disaster emergency plans shall place reliance upon such forces which are available for performance of functions related to a declared state of disaster emergency; or

(d) limit, modify or abridge the authority of the governor to proclaim martial law or exercise any other powers vested in the governor under the constitution, statutes or common law of this state independent of, or in conjunction with, any provisions of this act.

History: L. 1975, ch. 283, § 3; L. 1994, ch. 248, § 11; July 1.



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