MaineEMIn 2008, Maine enacted their intrastate mutual aid plan entitled “Maine First Responders State-Wide Mutual Aid Agreement.”  Although the compact does not specifically address the topic of operational command and control, its language implies that it is a split arrangement, dividing responsibilities between the sending and receiving entities.


Enacted: 2008

Compact Type: Codified

Compact Name: 37-B M.R.S.A. § 784-B, Maine First Responders State-Wide Mutual Aid Agreement

Opt in/Opt out: Opt out

Intrastate Mutual Aid Committee: Yes

Reimbursement/Payment: Receiving

Workers Comp: Sending

Liability: Sending

Operational Command and Control: Split is implied

Credentialing: Yes

Time in Effect: Emergency Declaration

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

Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 13:34 pm