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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

35 Pa.C.S.A. 7338

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Intrastate Mutual Aid

Summary

An employee or volunteer who is injured or killed while providing intrastate assistance is entitled to the workers' compensation. An employee is entitled to the same workers' compensation and benefits as if they were in their home jurisdiction. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Workers' Compensation

Full Text

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a responding political subdivision shall provide appropriate workers’ compensation insurance protection for municipal employees and volunteers representing the responding political subdivision when responding to a request under this system. Personnel of a responding political subdivision who sustain injury or death in the course of and arising out of their employment shall be entitled to all applicable benefits normally available to personnel while performing their duties for their employer. Responders shall receive any additional Federal and State benefits that may be available to them for line-of-duty deaths.