HOUSE BILL No. 1081
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 for 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, 2007.
January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1081
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning local
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 36-8-2.5; (07)IN1081.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 36-8-2.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2007]:
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
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.