2022 Georgia Code
Title 38 - Military, Emergency Management, and Veterans Affairs
Chapter 2 - Military Affairs
Article 1 - State Militia Generally
Part 5 - Military Relations With Other States
§ 38-2-93. Compacts for Military Aid Authorized

Universal Citation: GA Code § 38-2-93 (2022)
  1. The Governor is authorized to enter into, amend, supplement, and implement agreements or compacts with the executive authorities of other states providing for mutual military aid and matters incidental thereto, in case of invasion or other hostile action, disaster, insurrection, or imminent danger thereof.
  2. The agreements or compacts may include but shall not be limited to provisions for joint military action against a common enemy; for the protection of bridges, tunnels, ferries, pipelines, communication facilities, and other vital installations, plants, and facilities; for the military support of emergency management agencies; for the fresh pursuit, by the organized militia or military forces or any part thereof of a state into the jurisdiction of any other state, of persons acting or appearing to act in the interest of an enemy government or seeking or appearing to seek to overthrow unlawfully the government of the United States or any state; for the powers, duties, rights, privileges, and immunities of the members of the organized militia or military forces of any state while so engaged outside their own jurisdiction; for such other matters as are of military nature, or incidental thereto, and which the Governor may deem necessary or proper to promote the health, safety, defense, and welfare of the people of this state; and for the allocation of all costs and expenses arising from the planning and operation of the agreements or compacts.

History. Ga. L. 1955, p. 10, § 19.

Cross references.

Cooperation with other states generally, T. 28, C. 6.

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