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Law Number

Iowa Code 29C.22(5)

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Statewide Mutual Aid Compact


An individual, who holds a license, certificate, or permit for professional, mechanical, or other skills issued by Iowa or by a responding entity, is considered to be licensed, certified, or permitted in the requesting jurisdiction for the duration of the emergency. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Statewide mutual aid compact

Full Text

5. Article V — Licenses and permits. If a person holds a license, certificate, or other permit issued by any participating government to this compact evidencing the meeting of qualifications for professional, mechanical, or other skills, and when the assistance is requested by another participating government, the person shall be deemed licensed, certified, or permitted by the participating government requesting assistance to render aid involving the skill to meet a declared emergency or disaster, subject to the limitations and conditions as the governor may prescribe by executive order or otherwise.