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HB 343/LM (BR 1451) - M. Denham, G. Brown Jr.

     AN ACT relating to the provision of fire protection services.
     Amend KRS 75.010 to delineate the territory that may be encompassed during the creation of a fire protection district or volunteer fire department district; amend KRS 75.020, relating to the enlargement or diminishment of fire district boundaries and merger, to require agreements to be entered into when a fire district wishes to expand territory into an area outside the boundaries of a city that is providing fire service to that area; prohibit expansion of one fire district into the territory of another fire district; ensure that boundary maps are filed and updated pursuant to law when boundaries are modified; amend KRS 75.022, relating to fire service boundaries, to establish when a city not having a regular fire department may assume fire protection services of annexed territories; amend KRS 273.401, relating to nonprofit corporations, to require written approval of the governing body of the city or district before a nonprofit fire department can add subscriber fees or charges to territory within a city or within the boundaries of a KRS Chapter 75 fire district; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to establish dissolution protocols for KRS Chapter 75 fire districts that may be initiated in the absence of a KRS 65.166 petition.

     Feb 05, 2016 - introduced in House
     Feb 08, 2016 - to Local Government (H)
     Feb 16, 2016 - posting waived
     Feb 17, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 18, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, February 22, 2016
     Feb 22, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 94-0
     Feb 23, 2016 - received in Senate
     Feb 25, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 22, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 23, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (Consent Orders #2); taken from the Consent Orders #2; placed in the Consent Orders #1; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Apr 01, 2016 - received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 13, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 117)