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2019 Statute


48-926.State disaster emergency plan; rules and regulations. (a) The division of emergency management shall prepare and maintain a state disaster emergency plan, which may include provisions for:

(1) Prevention and minimization of injury and damage caused by disaster;

(2) prompt and effective response to disaster;

(3) emergency relief;

(4) identification of areas particularly vulnerable to disasters;

(5) recommendations for zoning, building and other land-use controls, safety measures for securing mobile homes or other nonpermanent or semipermanent structures, and other emergency management measures designed to eliminate disasters or to reduce their impact;

(6) assistance to local officials in designing local and interjurisdictional disaster emergency plans;

(7) authorization and procedures for the erection or other construction of temporary works designed to protect against or mitigate danger, damage or loss from disasters;

(8) preparation and distribution of a list of disaster emergency plans, training programs and other assistance available through federal, state and private assistance programs for the benefit of the state and the counties and cities thereof;

(9) organization of manpower and creation of chains of command;

(10) coordination of federal, state and local emergency management activities;

(11) utilizing the organization, personnel, equipment and resources of the Kansas wing of the civil air patrol; and

(12) such other matters as are necessary to accomplish the purposes of this act.

(b) The state disaster emergency plan, or any part thereof, may be included in rules and regulations adopted by the adjutant general under this act or orders issued by the governor under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-925, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1975, ch. 283, § 6; L. 1994, ch. 248, § 14; July 1.

2022. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2022-08-12T12:40:03. Head Rev No: 593009(E)