TexasEMIn 2007, Texas codified their Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement. This agreement automatically enrolls political subdivisions, with a provision to opt out if necessary.



Enacted: 2007

Compact Type: Codified

Compact Name: V.T.C.A., Government Code T. 4, Subt. B, Ch. 418, Subch. E-1, Texas Statewide Mutual Aid System

Opt in/ Opt out: Opt out

Intrastate Mutual Aid Committee: No

Reimbursement/Payment: Receiving

Workers Comp: Sending

Liability: Silent

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

Credentialing: Yes

Time in Effect: Upon request — does not specify if an emergency declaration is required

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

Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 13:51 pm