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Senate Bill 0006


Senate Bill 0006

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB6 (Updated April 19, 2011 1:57 pm - DI 84)


Interstate mutual aid agreements. Authorizes the state and local units of government to enter into agreements to provide interstate mutual aid for emergency responses that do not rise to the level requiring a state or local declaration of a state of emergency or disaster. Recognizes certain out-of-state professional licenses, certifications, or other permits when the state or a political subdivision requests mutual aid from jurisdictions outside of Indiana. Provides immunity from civil liability to certain persons acting under such mutual aid agreements. Specifies that emergency responders from outside Indiana rendering mutual aid within Indiana under such mutual aid agreements remain employees and agents of their respective employers and jurisdictions. Provides that benefits enjoyed by emergency responders rendering mutual aid under such mutual aid agreements shall extend to the services the emergency responders perform outside their respective jurisdictions as if those services had been rendered in their own jurisdiction. Requires such mutual aid agreements to be approved in the same manner as interlocal cooperation agreements are approved.
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