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HB 423/LM (BR 1886) - D. Floyd, M. Meredith, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to fire protection districts and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 75.010 to allow a fire district to cede territory to a city annexing territory that the district serves, if the city has a regular fire department, subject to certain requirements; specify requirements to be met before district may cede territory; amend KRS 75.020 to reflect requirements established in Section 1; EMERGENCY.


     HCS - Delete original provisions of bill; create a new section of KRS Ch. 75 defining "city" and "fire district"; grant cities primary right to provide fire protection for city territory to city, subject to certain limitations; create process for provision of fire protection services to newly annexed territory; create formula to determine proportion of fire district indebtedness owed by city; provide three years to pay this indebtedness; provide for method of continued fire district provision of services given certain written agreements; amend KRS 75.010 in regards to fire protection districts and their operation within the metes and bounds of certain cities; amend KRS 75.020 to conform to Section 1.
     HCA (1/Title, S. Riggs) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 21-introduced in House
     Feb 22-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 27-posted in committee
     Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2012
     Mar 6-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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