Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

KSA 48-956

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Intrastate Mutual Aid


An employee or volunteer, who provides intrastate assistance to another jurisdiction and is injured or killed, is entitled to workers' compensation as they would receive in their home jurisdiction. This section is limited to the intrastate mutual aid system.

Full Title

Personnel of participating political subdivision; benefits

Full Text

Personnel of a participating political subdivision responding to or rendering assistance for a request who sustain injury or death in the course of, and arising out of, their employment are entitled to all applicable benefits normally available to personnel while performing their duties for their employer. Such personnel shall receive any additional state and federal benefits that may be available to them for line-of-duty deaths.