{"responding entity":"a county, city, borough, incorporated town, or township aiding another a county, city, borough, incorporated town, or township during an emergency or incident","intrastate mutual aid system":"mutual assistance and sharing of resources among counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, or townships within Pennsylvania for prevention of, response of, and recovery from threats to public health or safety beyond the capabilities of the affected area."}
Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

35 Pa.C.S.A. 7336

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Intrastate Mutual Aid


An individual who has a license, certificate, or permit for professional, mechanical, or other skills issued by Pennsylvania or by a responding entity is considered to be licensed, certified, or permitted in the requesting jurisdiction for the duration of the emergency. The chief executive of the requesting entity can add limitations or conditions to the license, certificate, or permit. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

License, Certificate, and Permit Portability

Full Text

If a person holds a license, certificate or other permit issued by a participating political subdivision or the Commonwealth evidencing qualification in a professional, mechanical or other skill and the assistance of that person or entity is requested by a participating political subdivision, the person shall be deemed to be licensed, certified or permitted in the political subdivision requesting assistance for the duration of the incident response or authorized drills or exercises and subject to any limitations and conditions the chief executive of the participating political subdivision receiving the assistance may prescribe by executive order or otherwise.