{"emergency responder ":"any person authorized by the department of Homeland Security, the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, or an emergency jurisdiction to provide aid during a declared emergency, including volunteers."}
Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

ACA 12-75-119(e)

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Intrastate Mutual Aid


When an emergency declaration is in effect or during a training exercise, an emergency responder who is requested to provide aid in another jurisdiction and holds a license, certificate, or permit will be considered licensed, certified, or permitted in the requesting jurisdiction.

Full Title

Statewide mutual aid system

Full Text

(e) If an emergency responder holds a license, certificate, or other permit issued by a participating emergency jurisdiction or the state evidencing qualification in a professional, mechanical, or other skill and the assistance of the emergency responder is requested by a participating emergency jurisdiction, the emergency responder shall be deemed to be licensed, certified, or permitted in the participating emergency jurisdiction requesting assistance for the duration of the declared emergency or training exercises, subject to any limitations and conditions imposed by the chief executive officer of the governing body of the participating emergency jurisdiction receiving the assistance.