Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 179 - Ratified and approved(a) It is the intent of the State of California to continue its long history of sharing emergency response resources with other states during times of disaster. Californian's have benefited from the assistance provided by the firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical personnel and other emergency staff received from other states during our calamitous fires, earthquakes, winter storms, and other disasters. We must now join our sister states in ensuring we are prepared to aid our people during emergencies by entering into the Emergency Management Assistance Compact as it was adopted by Congress. (b) The Emergency Management Assistance Compact as set forth in Section 179.5 is hereby ratified and approved. Added by Stats 2005 ch 233 (AB 823),s 1, eff. 9/13/2005.