Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Code of Ala. 31-9-21

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Emergency Management Corps


The Director of Emergency Management can contract to provide compensation to employees or trainees of the emergency management corps who are injured or killed during the performance of their duties.

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The Director of Emergency Management, upon recommendation of the Emergency Management Advisory Council, with the approval of the Governor, is authorized and empowered and may enter into a contract by bond or policy with an insurance company authorized to do business in this state covering a certain amount to be paid to the employees or trainees of the emergency management corps of this state actually engaged in the performance of duties as such emergency management members or trainees who, by accidental means, may be killed or injured; provided that the amount paid to any such party on account of accidental death or injury should not exceed the amount or amounts as provided by the Worker’s Compensation Act of this state.