39B.040 Mutual aid arrangements with special districts and
public and privateagencies. (1) The local director of
each local emergency management agency in the Commonwealth may
develop or cause to be developed mutual aid arrangements with
special districts and other public and private agencies within this
Commonwealth for reciprocal disaster and emergency response aid and
assistance in case of disaster or other emergency too great to be
dealt with unassisted. The arrangements shall be consistent with
the Kentucky Emergency Operations Plan, the local emergency
operations plan, and the comprehensive emergency management program
of the Commonwealth, and in time of emergency it shall be the duty
of each local disaster and emergency services organizational unit,
including each special district, and each public or private agency,
to render assistance in accordance with the provisions of these
mutual aid arrangements. (2) The local director of each local
emergency management agency in the Commonwealth may assist the
division, acting on behalf of the Governor, in negotiation of
reciprocal mutual aid agreements between the Commonwealth and other
states, including foreign states or provinces, or their political
subdivisions, and shall carry out the arrangements or any
agreements relating to the local political subdivision.
Effective: July 15, 1998 History: Created 1998 Ky.
Acts ch. 226, sec. 32, effective July 15, 1998. Page 1 of 1
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