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Law Number

63 Okl. St. 695.7

Summary Title

Liability: Individuals Responding Under Intrastate Mutual Aid Compact


An individual who responds to a request for assistance by another jurisdiction under the Intrastate Mutual Aid Compact and who, in good faith, provides aid in that jurisdiction, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Tort Liability and Immunity

Full Text

Officers or employees of a jurisdiction rendering aid in another jurisdiction pursuant to the Oklahoma Intrastate Mutual Aid Compact shall be considered within the scope of employment of the requesting jurisdiction for tort liability and immunity purposes. No jurisdiction or its officers or employees rendering aid in another jurisdiction pursuant to the Compact shall be liable on account of any act or omission in good faith on the jurisdiction of such forces while so engaged or on account of the maintenance or use of any equipment or supplies in connection therewith. Good faith shall not include willful misconduct, gross negligence, or recklessness.