LD 748 (subjects: FIRE SAFETY , VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=748&PID=1456&snum=127
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|3/5/2015||House||Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/10/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.|
|4/2/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Provide for Tiered Qualifications for Volunteer Firefighters in Certain Municipalities
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA 2102, sub- 3 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA 3154, sub- 4 is enacted to read:
This bill provides that in a municipality with fewer than 2,500 permanent residents the fire chief, with the approval of the municipal officers of that municipality, may approve training for volunteer firefighters that provides for 3 tiers of qualifications as follows:
1. At the highest tier 3 firefighters;
2. At the middle tier firefighters who are trained and who are qualified to perform all firefighter services except for entry into a burning building; and
3. At the lowest tier firefighters who are trained and who are qualified to perform basic firefighter duties including, but not limited to, handling fire hoses, trucks and equipment.
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This information about LD 748 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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