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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Public safety fund management. Requires the department of homeland security (department) to provide staff support to the Indiana homeland security foundation. Removes administration of the foundation from the duties of the division of preparedness and training of the department. Authorizes the division of fire and building safety of the department to receive money from the statewide arson investigation financial assistance fund (arson fund) for purposes of fire investigation. Removes the authority of the state fire marshal to distribute money from the arson fund. Authorizes the state fire marshal to accept gifts for deposit in the arson fund. Abolishes the firefighting and emergency equipment revolving loan fund, and transfers money in the fund to the fire and building services fund for statewide fire training. Requires payment of loans outstanding from the revolving fund to the department for deposit in the fire and building services fund for statewide fire training.