R.R.S. Neb. 81-829.53
Powers, Duties, Rights, Privileges, and Immunities: Emergency Response Team Personnel Providing Aid in Another Jurisdiction
An individual, who is a member of a state emergency response team and who is a governmental employee, will have the same powers, duties, rights, privileges, immunities, and entitlements, including regular compensation, as they would have in their home jurisdiction, regardless of where they are deployed. An individual, who is a member of a state emergency response team and who is not a governmental employee, is entitled to compensation from the state and will be protected from being legally responsible to the same extent as governmental employees.
State emergency response teams; personnel; powers; duties; rights; immunities; compensation
Personnel of state emergency response teams while on duty, whether within or without the state, shall: (1) If they are employees of the state, have the powers, duties, rights, privileges, and immunities and receive the compensation incidental to their employment; (2) if they are employees of a political subdivision of the state, and whether serving within or without such political subdivision, have the powers, duties, rights, privileges, and immunities and receive the compensation incidental to their employment; and (3) if they are not employees of the state or a political subdivision thereof, be entitled to compensation by the state at rates to be established by the Governor and shall be entitled to the same rights and immunities as are provided by law for the employees of this state. State emergency response teams shall, while on duty, be subject to the operational control of the authority in charge of emergency management activities in the area in which they are serving and shall be reimbursed for all actual and necessary travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with sections 81-1174 to 81-1177.