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(a) The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is the state agency responsible for implementing programs and policies aimed at improving the state's economic condition.
(b) The purposes of the commission are to:
(1) Serve as the primary governmental source for carrying out the Governor's plan for economic development in the state;
(2) Promote the state with a central focus on state, local, and regional economic development efforts;
(3) Coordinate the activities of private and public efforts to advance economic development in the state;
(4) Compile and disseminate all available information pertinent to the economic opportunities afforded by the state;
(5) Receive and disburse funds for the purpose of community and economic development; and
(6) Perform other duties as designated by the Governor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 15. Natural Resources and Economic Development § 15-4-205. Arkansas Economic Development Commission--Status and purpose - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-15-natural-resources-and-economic-development/ar-code-sect-15-4-205.html
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