Model Compact

The Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) has developed a model intrastate mutual aid compact, this compact is supported by the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) and is available here on the EMAC website.

The Model statute addresses the following topics related to providing mutual aid:

  • Definition of Emergency Responders
  • Participating Political Subdivisions’ Responsibilities
  • Implementation
  • Limitations
  • License, Certificate, and Permit Portability
  • Reimbursement, Disputes Regarding Reimbursement
  • Development of Guidelines and Procedures
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Immunity
  • Severability