HOUSE BILL No. 1645
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 36-8-14-2.
Synopsis: Firefighting building and equipment fund. Provides that
money in a cumulative firefighting building and equipment fund may
also be used for the: (1) maintenance of buildings; (2) purchase of
medical supplies; and (3) payment of the paramedic part of a
Effective: July 1, 2007.
Lutz J, Reske
January 23, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1645
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 36-8-14-2; (07)IN1645.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 36-8-14-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 2. (a) As used in this
section, "emergency medical services" has the meaning set forth in
(b) As used in this section, "volunteer fire department" has the
meaning set forth in IC 36-8-12-2.
(c) The legislative body of a unit or the board of fire trustees of a
fire protection district may provide a cumulative building and
equipment fund under IC 6-1.1-41 for the following purposes:
(A) purchase, construction, renovation, or maintenance of
addition to buildings; or
(B) purchase of land;
used by the fire department or a volunteer fire department serving
(2) The purchase of firefighting equipment for use of the fire
department or a volunteer fire department serving the unit,
including making the required payments under a lease rental with
option to purchase agreement made to acquire the equipment.
(3) The purchase of medical supplies used for emergency
(4) The payment of the paramedic part of a firefighter's
(3) (5) In a municipality, the purchase of police radio equipment.
(4) (6) The:
(A) purchase, construction, renovation, or maintenance of or
addition to a building;
(B) purchase of land; or
(C) purchase of equipment;
for use of a provider of emergency medical services under
IC 16-31-5 to the unit establishing the fund.
(d) In addition to the requirements of IC 6-1.1-41, before a
cumulative fund may be established by a township fire protection
district, the county legislative body which appoints the trustees of the
fire protection district must approve the establishment of the fund.