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IC 36-8-14
     Chapter 14. Cumulative Firefighting Building and Equipment Fund

IC 36-8-14-1
Application of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all units except counties.
As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.66.

IC 36-8-14-2
Purposes of fund; authorization
    
Sec. 2. (a) As used in this section, "emergency medical services" has the meaning set forth in IC 16-18-2-110.
    (b) As used in this section, "volunteer fire department" has the meaning set forth in IC 36-8-12-2.
    (c) The legislative body of a unit or the board of fire trustees of a fire protection district may provide a cumulative building and equipment fund under IC 6-1.1-41 for the following purposes:
        (1) The:
            (A) purchase, construction, renovation, or addition to buildings; or
            (B) purchase of land;
        used by the fire department or a volunteer fire department serving the unit.
        (2) The purchase of firefighting equipment for use of the fire department or a volunteer fire department serving the unit, including making the required payments under a lease rental with option to purchase agreement made to acquire the equipment.
        (3) In a municipality, the purchase of police radio equipment.
        (4) The:
            (A) purchase, construction, renovation, or addition to a building;
            (B) purchase of land; or
            (C) purchase of equipment;
        for use of a provider of emergency medical services under IC 16-31-5 to the unit establishing the fund.
    (d) In addition to the requirements of IC 6-1.1-41, before a cumulative fund may be established by a township fire protection district, the county legislative body which appoints the trustees of the fire protection district must approve the establishment of the fund.
As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.66. Amended by P.L.316-1989, SEC.2; P.L.2-1993, SEC.205; P.L.171-1994, SEC.1; P.L.17-1995, SEC.22; P.L.1-1999, SEC.102; P.L.140-2002, SEC.2.

IC 36-8-14-3
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.17-1995, SEC.45.)

IC 36-8-14-4


Tax levy; deposit of money
    
Sec. 4. (a) To provide for the cumulative building and equipment fund established under this chapter, the legislative body may levy a tax on all taxable property within the taxing district in compliance with IC 6-1.1-41. The tax rate may not exceed three and thirty-three hundredths cents ($0.0333) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation of property in the taxing district.
    (b) As the tax is collected, it shall be deposited in a qualified public depository or depositories and held in a special fund to be known as the "building or remodeling, firefighting, and police radio equipment fund" in the case of a municipality or as the "building or remodeling and fire equipment fund" in the case of a township or fire protection district.
As added by Acts 1981, P.L.309, SEC.66. Amended by P.L.316-1989, SEC.3; P.L.171-1994, SEC.2; P.L.17-1995, SEC.23; P.L.6-1997, SEC.213.