Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

La. R.S. 29:739(H)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Intrastate Mutual Aid Compact


An employee or volunteer, who provides intrastate assistance to another jurisdiction and is injured or killed, is entitled to workers' compensation as they would receive in their home jurisdiction. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Intrastate Mutual Aid Compact

Full Text

H. Workers’ Compensation. Personnel authorized by their employer to respond to an event who sustain injury or death in the course and scope of their employment remain entitled to all applicable benefits normally available pursuant to their employment even though they may be under the direction and control of another governmental entity.