House Bill 184

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/18/20: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to fire protection and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 880
Sponsors R. Rothenburger, J. Blanton, A. Bowling, R. Goforth, M. Hart, R. Huff, D. Lewis, B. McCool, P. Pratt, D. Schamore, W. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 95A.520 and 95A.540, relating to volunteer fire department mergers, to make it applicable to volunteer fire departments merging prior to the effective date of the Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide that for volunteer fire departments merging after the effective date of the Act, the Fire Commission shall pay to the departments the number of qualified shares of volunteer fire department aid each is entitled to for a period of 20 years after the date of the merger, upon the expiration of which the merged department shall receive only one share; provide contingency protocols if the merged fire department becomes unqualified; amend KRS 95A.540 to apply contingency protocols of new volunteer fire department for fire departments merging prior to the effective date of the act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide a contingency protocol if a new volunteer fire department is created out of the merged one during the 20 year period; amend KRS 95A.262 to increase the volunteer fire department aid to $15,000 annually from $11,000 annually.
Index Headings of Original Version Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer fire department aid allotment; increase of
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Local Government - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Special Districts - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
State Agencies - Fire Commission, volunteer fire department aid relating to merging departments
State Agencies - Fire Commission, volunteer fire department aid, increase of
Counties - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to merging departments
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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Actions

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01/07/20
  • introduced in House
01/09/20
  • to Local Government (H)
01/15/20
  • posted in committee
03/04/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/05/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/09/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2020
03/12/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/17/20
  • received in Senate
03/18/20
  • to State & Local Government (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill, except amend Section 5 to require that the commission shall provide training opportunities in sufficient amount for volunteer firefighters to receive the training that it requires for the volunteer fire department aid qualifications.
Index Headings Fire Prevention - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to
Fire Prevention - Volunteer firefighters, training
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Volunteer firefighters, training
State Agencies - Fire Commission, volunteer fire department, training
State Agencies - Fire Commission, volunteer fire departments, state aid to
Public Safety - Volunteer fire departments, state aid to

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