Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2023 Regular Session
The KRS database was last updated on 12/09/2023
.010 Creation of fire protection or volunteer fire department district -- Territorial limits on proposed service area.
.015 Formation of fire protection subdistrict -- Tax levy -- Expenditure of tax revenues -- Separation of subdistrict amounts in tax billing and in accounting.
.020 Annexation or reduction of territory -- Expansion into territory served by fire department -- Assumption by city of debt -- Merger of districts -- Service area boundary maps to be updated and filed.
.022 Definitions -- Respective rights of city and fire district to provide certain fire protection services within city boundaries -- Fire protection services for newly annexed city territory -- Financing of fire protection services -- Written agreements between fire district and city -- Provision of fire service to territory annexed by city that does not maintain a regular fire department.
.025 Repealed, 1984.
.030 Repealed, 1966.
.031 Trustees, elections, appointments, terms -- Continued service upon establishment of consolidated local government -- Vacancies -- Removal -- Elections for part of trustees -- Officers.
.040 Power to operate fire department and emergency ambulance service -- Activities of district -- Levy, assessment, and collection of tax to defray expenses -- Supplemental emergency medical services.
.042 Expenditure of unrefunded ad valorem taxes by fire district board of trustees permitted.
.050 Contracts by fire units or districts, cities and counties, for fire protection.
.060 Status and compensation of firefighters serving outside limits of district or municipality.
.070 No liability for damages when serving outside limits of district or municipality -- Fire departments as agents of Commonwealth.
.080 Erection of fire hydrants.
.100 Definitions for KRS 75.100 to 75.260.
.110 Appointment of special firefighters -- Rules -- Powers.
.120 Board to control fire department and property -- Appointment of fire chief and members of fire department -- Compensation -- Volunteer firemen -- Reduction of personnel.
.130 Discipline of members and employees.
.140 Appeals of disciplinary actions.
.150 Political activities of members.
.160 Attendance of chief at board meetings -- Definition of chief -- Members as peace officers.
.170 Oath and bond of members.
.180 Duties and powers of chief and members -- Reimbursement of private owners for water used.
.190 Repealed, 1970.
.200 Repealed, 1970.
.210 Repealed, 1970.
.220 Repealed, 1970.
.230 Repealed, 1970.
.240 Board minute book -- Contents -- Where kept -- Inspection.
.250 Board may employ counsel -- Duties -- Compensation -- Duties of county attorney.
.255 Audits and financial reports.
.260 Compensation of board members -- Time and place of board meetings.
.270 Repealed, 1962.
.400 Definitions for KRS 75.400 to 75.460.
.410 Program for recognition and certification of volunteer fire department -- Authority for administrative regulations.
.420 Application for recognition of fire department -- Boundaries.
.430 Fire protection districts, volunteer fire department districts, and volunteer fire departments -- Submission of financial information.
.440 Funds available to recognized and certified fire department -- Rights and responsibilities of department -- Fire chief.
.450 Fees for services -- Exemptions -- Response to all fires in jurisdiction required -- Mission statement -- Inclusion of fees on property tax bills -- Collection and distribution -- Collection fee for sheriff.
.460 Payment by insurance company of property owner's bill from fire department -- Property owner's responsibility.
.470 KRS 75.400 to 75.460 not to be construed to conflict with authority of other named agencies.