House Bill 18

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/10/20: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to fire districts.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 45
Sponsors J. Nemes, R. Roberts, M. Sorolis
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 75.040 to deem that emergency ambulance service provided by a fire protection district, volunteer fire department district, or subdistrict, is the primary emergency ambulance service within the district or subdistrict in the boundaries of the county containing the largest population within the district boundaries; add a method for boards of trustees to declare that the district or subdistrict is not the primary provider of emergency ambulance service within the district; declare status for secondary providers of emergency ambulance service; require that the additional tax moneys allowed for being a primary provider are no longer allowable; and require local governments providing secondary emergency ambulance service within the district or subdistrict within the boundaries of the county containing the largest population within the district boundaries to credit the amount of taxes paid by taxpayers of the district or subdistrict for emergency ambulance service to the taxes owed to the local government by the taxpayer.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Emergency Medical Services - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Fire Prevention - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Local Government - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Special Districts - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Taxation - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Taxation, Property - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Consolidated Local Governments - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Public Safety - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Cities - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties, Urban - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties, Charter - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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06/19/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Local Government (H)
01/15/20
  • posted in committee
01/29/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/30/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/03/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
02/04/20
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/06/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 88-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
02/07/20
  • received in Senate
02/10/20
  • to State & Local Government (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill, except delete subparagraph 4. of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) dealing with the offset of taxes charged by a local government having a primary provider of EMS services within its boundaries.
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Fire Prevention - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Local Government - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Special Districts - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Taxation - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Taxation, Property - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Consolidated Local Governments - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Public Safety - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Cities - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties, Urban - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Counties, Charter - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of
Local Mandate - Fire districts and subdistricts, emergency ambulance service, provision of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Osborne
Summary Amend Section 1 to not charge that portion of a fire district tax that is attributable to the provision of ambulance services if the fire district serves an area that is also served by an ambulance service district operating under KRS Chapter 108 unless the respective boards agree otherwise; amend KRS 75.015 relating to fire protection subdistricts to not charge that portion of a fire subdistrict tax that is attributable to the provision of ambulance services if the fire subdistrict serves an area that is also served by an ambulance service district operating under KRS Chapter 108 unless the respective boards agree otherwise; make conforming amendments.
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Fire Prevention - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Local Government - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Local Government - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Public Health - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Special Districts - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Special Districts - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Taxation - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Taxation, Property - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Taxation, Property - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Cities - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Counties - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Counties - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax
Public Protection - Ambulance service district, offset of fire district ambulance service tax
Public Protection - Chapter 75 fire districts, ambulance service in area with ambulance service district, offset of tax

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