Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

Arkansas Act 247

In 1989 the state legislature passed ACT 247, sponsored by Representative Owen Miller, that established a state Earthquake Preparedness Program with the purpose of charging the Office of Emergency Services, Earthquake Preparedness Program, with the responsibility of carrying out the Earthquake Preparedness Program requiring the full cooperation of all other state and local government agencies. departments. offices and personnel and requiring that all earthquake mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery related functions of Arkansas be coordinated to the maximum extent with comparable functions of the Federal government including its various departments and agencies with other states and localities, and with private agencies of every type, to the end that the most effective earthquake mitigation, preparation, response and recovery capabilities may be accomplished

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Arkansas Earthquake Center
College of Science and Engineering Technology
2801 South University
Little Rock AR 72204

(501) 569-8223

Last Updated: October 29, 1998

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