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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Firefighters in annexed or consolidated areas. Provides that a full-time, fully paid firefighter of a fire department or fire protection district: (1) within annexed territory; (2) incorporated into the Indianapolis fire special service district; (3) of a municipality that merges with another municipality; or (4) of a political subdivision that consolidates its fire services with the services of another political subdivision; becomes a full-time, fully paid firefighter of the annexing municipality, Indianapolis fire special service district, merged municipality, or the consolidated fire department at not less than the same salary and with equivalent health benefits and pension benefits. Requires that the firefighter receives full credit under the pension plan for prior service with the firefighter's former department.