Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 69 -- Fire Protection Grants

Co-Sponsors:  Ward, Selby

This bill requires the Department of Public Safety to establish
a grant program for volunteer fire protection associations and
fire protection districts which collected or received less than
$10,000 local tax revenue in the preceding year.  The grants may
be used for the purchase of equipment and the construction of
fire stations.  Grants are awarded on a matching fund basis.
The fire association or district must show proof of dedication
of funds equal to 25% of the amount necessary to complete the
project.  Funding for the grant program is subject to
appropriation by the General Assembly.


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