MEMA LogoIn 2003, Maryland enacted the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, which automatically enrolled jurisdictions into the state’s intrastate mutual aid plan.



Enacted: 2003

Compact Type: Codified

Compact Name: MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-803, Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact

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 13:35 pm