Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1090

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 36-8-2.5.

Synopsis: Fire protection agreements. Provides that a city, town, county, or township that wants to discontinue providing its own fire protection services may contract with a provider of fire protection services only if the provider has an Insurance Service Office Public Protection Classification that is higher than the classification of the city, town, county, or township.

Effective: July 1, 2006.





Tincher




    January 5, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1090



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local government.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 36-8-2.5; (06)IN1090.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 36-8-2.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]:
    Chapter 2.5. Contract for Fire Protection Services
    Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all units.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "provider" refers to:
        (1) a nonprofit corporation that provides fire protection services to a unit; or
        (2) a unit that provides fire protection services to another unit;
under a contract.

     Sec. 3. A unit, in order to:
        (1) discontinue providing fire protection services through its own fire department; and
        (2) contract with a provider to receive fire protection services;
must comply with section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. A unit described in section 3 of this chapter may enter

into a contract with a provider for fire protection services only if the provider has an Insurance Service Office Public Protection Classification that is higher than the Insurance Service Office Public Protection Classification of the unit's fire department.