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:
(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.
(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.