GeorgiaEMIn 2009 Georgia implemented their Statewide Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement. This agreement is a separate compact administered by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency-Homeland Security, individual political subdivisions are all enrolled pending local approval.


Enacted: 2009 (1988?)

Compact Type: Separate compact (Codified?)

Compact Name: Statewide Mutual Aid and Assistance Agreement

Opt in/Opt out: Opt in

Intrastate Mutual Aid Committee: Yes

Reimbursement/Payment: Receiving

Workers Comp: Receiving (Sending?)

Liability: Sending

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

Credentialing: Silent

Time in Effect: Emergency Declaration

Home Rule or Dillon’s Rule:  Dillon’s Rule (Home Rule specifically granted in Article IX of State Constitution)

Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 13:31 pm