Comments: IN SB0603 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Annexation. Provides that property added to a fire protection district (district) is considered part of the district as of the date that the district was originally established. Provides that provisions of the existing law regarding the following apply to districts established after July 1, 1987 (instead of after June 14, 1987): (1) The effective date of an annexation of property within a district and the date that an annexed area ceases to be a part of the district. (2) A municipality's liability for indebtedness of a district that is annexed. Provides that if property is annexed within a fire district (including a district established after July 1, 1987) that has a total net assessed value of more than $1,000,000,000 on the date the annexation ordinance is adopted, the annexed property: (1) remains a part of the district after the annexation; (2) continues to receive its fire protection services from the district; and (3) shall not be taxed by the municipality for fire protection services. Provides that a special fire fund shall be created for all fire protection services provided by the municipality to property within the boundaries of the municipality that is not within the district.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-05 - Public Law 236 [SB0603 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

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