Arkansas Code Title 4. Business and Commercial Law § 4-88-302. Definitions

(a) “Building materials” means lumber, construction tools, windows, and anything else used in the building or rebuilding of property.

(b) “Consumer food item” means any article that is used or intended for use for food, drink, confection, or condiment by a person or animal.

(c) “Emergency supplies” includes, but is not limited to, water, flashlights, radios, batteries, candles, blankets, soap, diapers, temporary shelters, tape, toiletries, plywood, nails, and hammers.

(d) “Gasoline” means any fuel used to power any motor vehicle or power tool.

(e) “Goods” has the same meaning as defined in § 4-88-102(4) .

(f) “Housing” means any rental housing and includes any housing provided by a hotel or motel.

(g) “Local emergency” means a natural or man-made disaster or emergency resulting from a tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, riot, or storm for which a local emergency has been declared by the executive officer or governing body of any city or county in Arkansas.

(h) “Medical supplies” includes, but is not limited to, prescription and nonprescription medications, bandages, gauze, isopropyl alcohol, and antibacterial products.

(i) “Person” means a natural person, individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, incorporated or unincorporated association, and any other legal or commercial entity however organized.

(j) “Repair or reconstruction services” means services performed by any person for repairs to residential or commercial property of any type that is damaged as a result of a disaster or terrorist attack.

(k) “Services” means any work, labor, or services including services furnished in connection with the sale or repair of goods or real property or improvements thereto.

(l)(1) “State of emergency” means a natural or man-made disaster or emergency resulting from a tornado, earthquake, flood, fire, riot, storm, act of war, threat of war, military action, or the time of instability following a terrorist attack for which a state of emergency has been declared by the President of the United States or the Governor.

(2) “State of emergency” also includes the declaration of a red condition in the Homeland Security Advisory System by either the United States Department of Homeland Security or the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.

(m) “Transportation, freight, and storage services” means any service that is performed by any person or company that contracts to move, store, or transport personal or business property or rents equipment for those purposes.


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