CHAPTER 6. GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING OFFICERS.

§6-12-1. General liability insurance for proprietary functions; bodily injury and property damage motor vehicle insurance at public expense; contractors to provide like insurance.

Officers, boards, commissions or agencies of the state or of any county, municipality or any other unit of local or state government, authorized to spend public funds, or to direct the expenditure of public funds, may provide at public expense for liability insurance against risks engendered in their proprietary functions, bodily injury liability and property damage liability insurance against the negligence of the drivers of motor vehicles operated by or for such officers, boards, commissions and agencies in such amount as such officers, boards, commissions and agencies may specify, and any such officer, board, commission or agency having the authority to contract for the use in the service of such officer, board, commission or agency, of any motor vehicle, may require the contractor to provide like insurance at his own expense in such amount as such officer, board, commission or agency may specify.

§6-12-1. General liability insurance for proprietary functions; bodily injury and property damage motor vehicle insurance at public expense; contractors to provide like insurance.