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48-907. Powers and duties of adjutant general. For the purposes of administering the division of emergency management and the powers, duties and functions thereof, the adjutant general shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) To adopt, amend and repeal rules and regulations;

(b) to cooperate with the advisory commission to the council of national defense through its division of state and local cooperation, or with any similar federal agencies hereafter created, and with any departments or other federal agencies engaged in defense or emergency management activities;

(c) to cooperate with emergency management agencies or councils and similar organizations of other states;

(d) to cooperate with county, city and interjurisdictional disaster agencies;

(e) to supervise and direct investigations, and report to the governor with recommendations for legislation or other appropriate action as the adjutant general deems necessary, with respect to any type of activity or matter of public concern or welfare insofar as the same is or may be related to emergency management;

(f) to appoint committees to aid the adjutant general in the discharge of the powers and duties conferred by this act;

(g) to require and direct the cooperation and assistance of state and local governmental agencies and officials;

(h) to serve as the chief administrative officer of the division of emergency management and the state resources administrator; and

(i) to do all acts and things, not inconsistent with law, for the furtherance of emergency management activities.

History: L. 1951, ch. 323, § 6; L. 1955, ch. 263, § 4; L. 1965, ch. 337, § 2; L. 1975, ch. 283, § 21; L. 1994, ch. 248, § 3; July 1.

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