160.480.  Emergency preparedness plans — school boards may adopt, use of facilities and resources — review by the board, when. — 1.  The board of education of each school district in this state is authorized to adopt an emergency preparedness plan to address the use of school resources, including school facilities, commodity foods, school buses, and equipment if a natural disaster or other community emergency occurs.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 160.480

  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 2.  The emergency preparedness plan may authorize the superintendent or other designated school officials to approve use of school resources to provide relief to the community if an emergency occurs.

 3.  Food assistance may be provided using commodities distributed by the United States Department of Agriculture consistent with the standards for emergency congregate feeding under such program.

 4.  The use of school resources under this section shall be subject to review by the board of education within thirty days of authorization or as soon as reasonably possible.