Current Status Bill Number:
3603Ratification Number: 42Act Number: 177Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950215Primary Sponsor: WrightAll Sponsors: Wright and RiserDrafted Document Number: pt\1721dw.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950302Governor's Action: U Became law without signature of GovernorDate of Governor's Action: 19950406Subject: Irmo Fire District
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950406 Act No. A177 ------ 19950406 Unsigned, became law without signature of Governor ------ 19950330 Ratified R42 Senate 19950302 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19950228 Read second time Senate 19950221 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar without reference House 19950217 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950216 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19950216 Read second time House 19950215 Introduced, read first time, placed on Calendar without referenceView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A177, R42, H3603)
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 387 OF 1963, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IRMO FIRE DISTRICT, SO AS TO DELETE THE REQUIREMENT TO HAVE ONLY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN WORK FOR THE DISTRICT, AND DELETE THE AUTHORITY FOR A FIVE MILL TAX LEVY FOR THE DISTRICT AND AUTHORIZE A TAX EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT LEVIED BY LEXINGTON COUNTY FOR COUNTYWIDE FIRE PROTECTION BE LEVIED FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE DISTRICT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
District may pay firemen
SECTION 1. Section 5(c) and (d) of Act 387 of 1963 are amended to read:
"(c) To provide and select the drivers and other firemen to man the equipment who shall serve with compensation as the board determines.
(d) To procure and supervise the training of the firemen selected to ensure that the equipment must be utilized for the best interest of the area."
SECTION 2. Section 6 of Act 387 of 1963, as last amended by Act 893 of 1971, is further amended to read:
"Section 6. The Auditor and Treasurer of Lexington County are directed to levy and collect a tax equal to the amount levied for countywide fire protection in Lexington County upon all the taxable property of the district for the purpose of defraying the expenses incurred by the board. All monies collected from this levy must be credited to the fire district."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Became law without the signature of the Governor - 4/6/95.