2015 ORS 402.240¹
Indemnification of employee providing assistance

(1) Assistance rendered by an employee of a responding local government is a governmental function.

(2) Employees of a responding local government are agents of the requesting local government.

(3) The requesting local government shall defend, save harmless and indemnify an employee of a responding local government to the same extent the requesting local government is required to do for its employees as provided in ORS 30.285 (Public body shall indemnify public officers) and 30.287 (Counsel for public officer). [Formerly 190.170]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 402—Emergency Mutual Assistance Agreements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors402.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.