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Interstate Compact For Mutual Military Aid In An Emergency

The purposes of this compact are to provide for mutual military aid and assistance in an emergency by the military forces of a signatory state to the military forces of the other signatory states, or of the United States, including among other military missions, the protection of interstate bridges, tunnels, ferries, pipelines, communications facilities and other vital installations, plants and facilities; and the military support of civil defense agencies; to provide for the fresh pursuit in case of an emergency, by the military forces or any part or member thereof of a signatory state into another state, of insurrectionists, saboteurs, enemies or enemy forces or persons seeking or appearing to seek to overthrow the government of the United States or of a signatory state, and to make provisions for the powers, duties, rights, privileges and immunities of the members of the military forces of a signatory state while so engaged outside of their own state.
Category: Public Safety

Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Congress 66 Stat. 315; 70 Stat. 247 1952
Connecticut C.G.S.A. Secs. 27-37, 27-38 1953
Massachusetts M.A. Spec. L. Ch. S91
New Jersey N.J.S.A. 38:A 18-1 et seq. 38A: 20-2 1951
New York N.Y. Mil. Law Appx. § 7
Pennsylvania 51 PA. Cons. Stat. § 4501 1976