ArkansasEMIn 2011, Arkansas passed legislation codifying the Statewide Mutual Aid System. This system automatically enrolls the separate jurisdictions with a provision to opt out.



Enacted: 2011

Compact Type: Codified

Compact Name: A.C.A. 12-75-119, State Mutual Aid System

Opt in/Opt out: Opt out

Intrastate Mutual Aid Committee: No

Reimbursement/Payment: Receiving

Workers Comp: Sending

Liability: Receiving

Operational Command and Control: Split — sending has administrative control (i.e. protocols and procedures), but receiving has operational control

Credentialing: Yes

Time in Effect: Emergency Declaration or Training

Home Rule or Dillon’s Rule: Dillon’s Rule

Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 13:29 pm