Introduced House Bill (H)

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Fire protection territories. Specifies that an individual who: (1) is an employee of a participating unit in a fire protection territory; or (2) serves as a volunteer firefighter in a department that provides fire protection services to one or more participating units in a fire protection territory; may not be a member of any board or committee established by the participating units for purposes of governing the fire protection territory, recommending a budget for the fire protection territory, or otherwise overseeing the fire protection territory. Provides that this provision does not prohibit the executive or a member of the executive Fire protection territories. Specifies that an individual who: (1) is an employee of a participating unit in a fire protection territory; or (2) serves as a volunteer firefighter in a department that provides fire protection services to one or more participating units in a fire protection territory; may not be a member of any board or committee established by the participating units for purposes of governing the fire protection territory, recommending a budget for the fire protection territory, or otherwise overseeing the fire protection territory. Provides that this provision does not prohibit the executive or a member of the executive body of a unit or a member of the legislative body or fiscal body of a unit from being appointed by that unit to such a board or committee. Provides that in the case of a fire protection territory that includes unincorporated territory, the board or committee established by the participating units for purposes of governing the fire protection territory, recommending a budget for the fire protection territory, or otherwise overseeing the fire protection territory must include at least one member who resides in unincorporated territory. ... View more