Statewide Mutual Aid Compact

This compact is actually an intrastate agreement that is made and entered into by and between the participating counties, cities, and political subdivisions which enact the compact. For the purposes of this agreement, the term "participating governments" means counties, cities, townships, and other political subdivisions of the state which have, through ordinance or resolution of the governing body, acted to adopt this compact. The purpose of this compact is to provide for mutual assistance between the participating governments entering into this compact in managing any emergency or disaster that is declared in accordance with a countywide comprehensive emergency operations plan or by the governor, whether arising from natural disaster, technological hazard, man-made disaster, community disorder, insurgency, terrorism, or enemy attack. This compact shall also provide for mutual cooperation in emergency-related exercises, testing, or other training activities using equipment and personnel simulating performance of any aspect of the giving and receiving of aid by participating governments during emergencies, such actions occurring outside actual declared emergency periods.
Category: Public Safety

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Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Iowa I.C.A. 29c.22 2002
Mississippi MS Code ยง 33-15-19 2013