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House Bill 1114


House Bill 1114

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1114 (Updated March 4, 2008 2:07 pm - DI 84)


Police officer and firefighter residency. Establishes separate statutes that define general residency requirements for each of the following: (1) Members of city police and fire departments. (2) Members of town police and fire departments (excluding volunteer fire departments or members who are volunteer firefighters) . (3) Members of township fire departments (excluding volunteer fire departments or members who are volunteer firefighters). Provides that a town legislative body may adopt an ordinance or a township legislative body may adopt a resolution requiring a member of a police or fire department to live within the county in which the town or township is located or within a certain distance from the township or town. Provides that such an ordinance or resolution may not apply to a member who does not comply with the requirements of the ordinance or resolution on the date the ordinance or resolution is adopted. Provides that a member appointed to a town metropolitan police department or town marshal system before July 1, 2008, may not be required to reside within: (1) the county in which the town is located; or (2) a county that is contiguous to the county in which the town is located; if the member resided within a noncontiguous county on July 1, 2008. Provides that members of town police and fire departments may not use vehicles owned or maintained by their department outside the county except during the performance of official duties or as provided for by department regulation.
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