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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

NY Exec 29-h (10)(c)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Intrastate Mutual Aid


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

Intrastate Mutual Aid Program

Full Text

10. Liability. c. Employees of an assisting local government responding to or rendering assistance pursuant to a request for assistance who sustain injury or death in the course of, and arising out of, their response are entitled to all applicable benefits as if they were responding in their home jurisdiction. The assisting local government shall be liable for all costs or payments for such benefits as required by law.