Section 45-16-140.06


Published: 2015

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Section 45-16-140.06

Section 45-16-140.06Transfer of funds upon dissolution or abandonment of volunteer fire department.

Upon dissolution or abandonment of any eligible fire department or emergency medical service squad and after all lawful indebtedness has been satisfied, any remaining funds derived from this article or any assets purchased with funds derived from this article shall be transferred to the Coffee County Commission. If a fire department is abandoned or dissolved, the Coffee County Commission shall transfer the funds to the Coffee County Volunteer Firefighters Association. If an emergency medical service squad is abandoned or dissolved, the Coffee County Commission shall transfer the funds to the Coffee County General Fund. Those entities shall distribute remaining funds in the best interest of providing emergency medical services and fire protection in the area once served by the abandoned or dissolved fire department or emergency medical service squad. In the event there are no fire departments or emergency medical service squads, the funds or assets shall be placed in the county general fund.

(Act 2010-110, §7; 2010-130, §7.)

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