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South Central Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact

The purpose of this compact is to promote effective prevention and control of forest fires in the South Central region of the United States by the development of integrated forest fire plans, by the maintenance of adequate forest fire fighting services by the member states, by providing for mutual aid in fighting forest fires among the compacting states of the region and with states which are party to other Regional Forest Fire Protection compacts or agreements, and for more adequate forest development.
Category: Conservation and Environment
Interstate Agency: South Central States Forest Fire Protection Compact Commission

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Arkansas Ark. Code Ann. Secs. 15-33-101 to 15-33-103 1953
Congress 68 Stat. 783 1954
Louisiana LSA-R.S. 3:4296 1954
Mississippi Code 1972, Secs. 49-19-141 to 49-19-149 1954
Oklahoma 2 Okl. St. Ann. Sec. 1301-215 et seq. 1953
Texas V.T.C.A., Education Code Sec. 88.112 1955