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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Annexation of fire protection district territory. Provides the following with regard to certain annexations that include property within a fire protection district (district) for which the annexation ordinance was adopted after December 31, 2020: (1) The annexation is effective at least 30 days after the annexation ordinance is adopted, published, and filed with state and county officials. (Under current law, with certain exceptions, an annexation of property within a district takes effect the second January 1 after the ordinance is adopted and filed with state and county officials.) (2) Exempts the municipality from provisions requiring the municipality to: (A) commence Annexation of fire protection district territory. Provides the following with regard to certain annexations that include property within a fire protection district (district) for which the annexation ordinance was adopted after December 31, 2020: (1) The annexation is effective at least 30 days after the annexation ordinance is adopted, published, and filed with state and county officials. (Under current law, with certain exceptions, an annexation of property within a district takes effect the second January 1 after the ordinance is adopted and filed with state and county officials.) (2) Exempts the municipality from provisions requiring the municipality to: (A) commence fire protection service to the annexed territory on the ordinance's effective date; and (B) notify the district within 10 days of commencing fire protection service to the annexed territory. Makes stylistic changes. ... View more