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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Fire protection territory petition process. Specifies that an agreement entered into to form a fire protection territory (territory) must address the disposition of the territory's property when a participating unit withdraws or the territory is dissolved. Provides that the following applies to establishing a territory after December 31, 2018: (1) Before an ordinance or resolution to establish a territory is adopted, the unit must hold a separate public hearing to provide fiscal information regarding the proposed territory. (2) Affected voters and property owners may petition for initiation of a petition and remonstrance regarding establishment of the fire protection territory. Fire protection territory petition process. Specifies that an agreement entered into to form a fire protection territory (territory) must address the disposition of the territory's property when a participating unit withdraws or the territory is dissolved. Provides that the following applies to establishing a territory after December 31, 2018: (1) Before an ordinance or resolution to establish a territory is adopted, the unit must hold a separate public hearing to provide fiscal information regarding the proposed territory. (2) Affected voters and property owners may petition for initiation of a petition and remonstrance regarding establishment of the fire protection territory.