38-20-35Major grasshopper infestation and emergency--Declaration by Governor--Availability of funds.

The Governor may declare a major grasshopper infestation and an emergency from major infestation in areas where landowners and lessees have formed a grasshopper control committee and have entered into an agreement with the State Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Upon the declaration of emergency, funds from the general contingency fund, as created by chapter 4-8A, may be made available, pursuant to approval granted by chapter 4-8A or other funds available to the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, for grasshopper control.

Source: SL 1979, ch 265, §§ 1, 2; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.