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HB 293/LM (BR 208) - T. McKee

     AN ACT relating to fire district boundaries.
     Amend KRS 75.020 to require trustees of Chapter 75 fire protection districts to circulate a petition or correspondence and to secure 51% of the freeholders' permission before expanding or striking off any land in the service territory of the fire protection district; require county clerk to certify petitions and correspondence; allow appeal to county judge/executive upon failure to secure permission of 51% of the freeholders.


     HCS - Delete provisions of bill and amend KRS 75.020 to provide that if a Chapter 75 fire district is expanding its territory into a Chapter 273 fire department's that an agreement must be entered into between the two, notice must be sent to the county judge/executive, and two newspaper advertisements must be made, the last no later than 7 days before the date fixed in the notice to expand the territory.

     HFA (1, T. McKee) - Include a provision that if the trustees of the fire protection district cannot agree with the leadership of the non-profit fire department for the annexation of territory to the fire district that is, at the time of the annexation, part of the non-profit fire department's territory, that the annexation process may continue if 51% of the real property owners' signatures in the territory are secured in a petition.

     Jan 15-introduced in House
     Jan 17-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2008
     Feb 28-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 11-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Apr 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Apr 14-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 15-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 166)

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