The EMS Compact is the result of a multi-year, nation-wide, collaborative process. As a result, the EMS Compact is strongly supported by many national organizations and associations.
The Council of State Government (CSG) was the first to pass a formal resolution of support of REPLICA. CSG is the only organization that serves all three branches of government and hosts the enhance of ideas and perspectives that support the development of public policy as well as leadership of state government.
“NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Council of State Governments supports the establishment of the Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Compact (REPLICA) and encourages its member jurisdictions to consider the new interstate agreement as an innovative policy solution to the challenge of interstate EMS personnel emergency and life-saving operations.“ - August 13, 2014
"The International Association of EMS Chiefs is pleased to support the efforts of REPLICA. As a stakeholder since the inception of this project as we recognize the need for a systematic way for EMS providers to cross jurisdictional boundaries in the course of their daily operations and in the times of disasters. REPLICA meets this need without the confusion and complications that often accompanies interstate patient care. This compact directly benefits the boot on the ground provider and the patients they treat." - October 29, 2017
“The National Registry is excited to announce a commitment to support the Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact project. Every day, EMS practitioners cross state lines while caring for patients, responding to disasters, or performing other work duties. ” - August 2016
“Activation of REPLICA in every State and Territory is in line with the NEMSAC core values of being visionary, strategic, and diligent. Having REPLICA activated nationwide is visionary because it promotes a seamless and integrated workforce across the continuum of emergency care. “ - September 8, 2016
Read the National EMS Advisory Council's Final Advisory statement.
“The adoption of the compact will make it easier for EMS personnel in different states to cooperate in the delivery of services. I encourage volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue personnel to work to have REPLICA is adopted in their states.” NVFC - September 25, 2014