a. The commissioner shall prepare a list of special events deemed appropriate for participation by handicapped persons, such as the Special Olympics and the Tournament of Champions, and shall make this list available to municipalities and counties. Municipalities or counties wishing to operate or participate in a special event listed by the commissioner shall apply to the commissioner for funds for such special events. Such application shall be in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner herewith.
b. Upon the approval of such application for special events, there may be apportioned and paid to municipalities and counties sums sufficient to provide training, transportation and supervision for handicapped persons participating in special recreation events. In no case shall the annual amount appropriated to any one approved municipality exceed $1,000.00 or to any one approved county exceed $2,500.00.
c. No more than a total of $25,000.00 of the funds appropriated for this act shall be apportioned to support such special recreational events in any one year.
L.1977, c. 379, s. 6.
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