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Law Number

Iowa Code 29C.22(8)

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Statewide Mutual Aid Compact


A requesting entity must provide workers' compensation for employees and volunteers when providing intrastate assistance to another jurisdiction. An employee of the responding entity must receive the same workers' compensation during the emergency as they would receive from their employer. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Statewide mutual aid compact

Full Text

8. Article VIII — Workers’ compensation. Each participating government shall provide for the payment of workers’ compensation and death benefits to injured members of the emergency forces of that participating government and representatives of deceased members of the emergency forces in case the members sustain injuries or are killed while rendering aid pursuant to this compact, in the same manner and on the same terms as if the injury or death were sustained within their own jurisdiction.