§ 10-14-3-0.5 “Backfill employee”
§ 10-14-3-0.6 “Broadcaster”
§ 10-14-3-0.8 “Communications service provider”
§ 10-14-3-1 “Disaster”
§ 10-14-3-2 “Emergency management”
§ 10-14-3-2.5 “Emergency Management Assistance Compact”
§ 10-14-3-3 “Emergency management worker”
§ 10-14-3-4 “Energy”
§ 10-14-3-5 “Energy emergency”
§ 10-14-3-5.5 “Local travel advisory”
§ 10-14-3-6 “Political subdivision”
§ 10-14-3-7 Declaration of purposes
§ 10-14-3-8 Limitations on applications of chapter
§ 10-14-3-9 State emergency operations plan; local and interjurisdictional disaster plans
§ 10-14-3-10.8 Intrastate mutual aid program
§ 10-14-3-11 Governor; duties
§ 10-14-3-12 Disaster emergency; emergency gubernatorial powers
§ 10-14-3-12.5 No restrictions may be imposed on a religious organization that are more restrictive than those imposed on other essential service providers
§ 10-14-3-12.7 Right to worship, including in person, inviolable
§ 10-14-3-13 Energy emergency proclamation; additional duties and special powers of governor; exemption; effect of cessation
§ 10-14-3-14 Declaration of energy emergency; procedures
§ 10-14-3-15 Governmental functions; liability; emergency management workers
§ 10-14-3-16 Director of local organizations; mutual aid arrangements
§ 10-14-3-17 County emergency management advisory council; local emergency management organizations; power of political subdivisions; public work
§ 10-14-3-18 Employees of political subdivisions; liability; claims for loss, damage, or expense
§ 10-14-3-19 Mobile support units
§ 10-14-3-19.5 Agreements with local task forces activated in emergency
§ 10-14-3-20 Evacuation plans; traffic rules
§ 10-14-3-21 Public property; leases and contracts; employment of personnel
§ 10-14-3-22 Orders, rules, and regulations; amendment and rescission
§ 10-14-3-22.5 Program for training and certifying broadcast engineers and technical personnel as first response broadcasters
§ 10-14-3-22.6 Program for training and certifying communications service engineers and technical personnel as first response communications service providers
§ 10-14-3-23 Compulsory medical treatment; faith healing
§ 10-14-3-24 Enforcement
§ 10-14-3-25 Gifts, grants, and loans; places of shelter; liability for death; damages
§ 10-14-3-26 Political affiliation or activity of organizations and personnel
§ 10-14-3-27 Employees; subversive activities; oaths
§ 10-14-3-28 Appropriations; emergency management contingency fund
§ 10-14-3-29 Local disaster emergency
§ 10-14-3-29.5 Designation of a local travel advisory
§ 10-14-3-30 Additional measures, studies, recommendations
§ 10-14-3-31 Individual management obligations; compensation for property
§ 10-14-3-32 Disaster funds; availability; contributions to political subdivisions
§ 10-14-3-33 Reimbursement of civil air patrol for missions not authorized by Air Force
§ 10-14-3-33.5 Regulation of firearms
§ 10-14-3-34 Infractions

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 10 > Article 14 > Chapter 3 - Emergency Management and Disaster Law

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • backfill employee: means an employee of a political subdivision who performs the duties of a mobile support unit member during the deployment of the mobile support unit member to assist another state under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-0.5
  • broadcaster: has the meaning set forth in IC 10-13-5-2. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-0.6
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the court or a person authorized to perform the clerk's duties. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • communications service provider: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 10-14-3-0.8
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • disaster: means an occurrence or imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from any natural phenomenon or human act. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • emergency management: means the preparation for and the coordination of all emergency functions, other than functions for which military forces or other federal agencies are primarily responsible, to prevent, minimize, and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-2
  • Emergency Management Assistance Compact: refers to IC 10-14-5. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-2.5
  • emergency management worker: includes any full-time or part-time paid, volunteer, or auxiliary employee of:

    Indiana Code 10-14-3-3

  • energy: means coal, petroleum or other liquid fuels, natural or synfuel gas, or electricity. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-4
  • energy emergency: means an existing or projected shortfall of at least eight percent (8%) of motor fuel or of other energy sources that threatens to seriously disrupt or diminish energy supplies to the extent that life, health, or property may be jeopardized. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-5
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • local travel advisory: means the level of emergency declared under section 29 of this chapter by the principal executive officer of a political subdivision to alert the traveling public of emergency conditions that may require the imposition of travel restrictions. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-5.5
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" and "to swear" includes to "affirm". See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • political subdivision: has the meaning set forth in IC 36-1-2-13. See Indiana Code 10-14-3-6
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in Ind. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5