(a) The Arkansas Forestry Commission is authorized to establish a Uniform Allowance Program for certain staff and field employees.
(1) An initial maximum allowance of four hundred dollars ($400) may be paid to those designated new employees during their first year of employment and after satisfactory completion of an initial probationary period of six (6) months.
(A) A maximum allowance of three hundred dollars ($300) may be paid to those other designated employees for replacement or maintenance of uniforms.
(B) Uniform allowance will be dependent upon available funds, not to exceed established maximums.
(1) The commission shall determine what is to constitute the commission uniform.
(2) However, the uniform shall include a badge and identification card bearing the words "Arkansas Forestry Commission", a full-face picture of the person to whom the badge and identification card is issued, and such other information as the commission shall require.
(3) All persons issued such a badge and identification card shall wear, carry, or display it at such times and places as shall be designated, as required by the commission.
Acts 1975, No. 415, § 9; 1975 (Extended Sess., 1976), No. 1195, § 3; 1979, No. 444, § 1; 1983, No. 201, § 10; A.S.A. 1947, §§ 9-738, 9-738.1; reen. Acts 1987, No. 1024, § 1; 1989 (1st Ex. Sess.), No. 183, § 12; 1991, No. 674, § 1.