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Law Number

Minn. Stat. 145A.06(f)(1)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Medical Reserve Corp


A member of the Minnesota Medical Reserve Corps, who is responding to a request for training or assistance, will be considered an employee of the state and is entitled to workers' compensation and claim defense and indemnification.

Full Title

Commissioner; Powers and Duties

Full Text

(f) (1) A Minnesota Responds Medical Reserve Corps volunteer responding to a request for training or assistance at the call of the commissioner must be deemed an employee of the state for purposes of workers’ compensation and tort claim defense and indemnification under section 3.736, without regard to whether the volunteer’s activity is under the direction and control of the commissioner, the division of homeland security and emergency management, the sending jurisdiction, the receiving jurisdiction, or of a hospital, alternate care site, or other health care provider treating patients from the public health event or emergency.