2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 562
Sponsored By:
Senators Shank, Edwards, and Young
Washington County - Volunteer Fire and Rescue Companies - Reimbursement of Costs


Authorizing the County Commissioners of Washington County to establish, by resolution or ordinance, a system of fees under which a volunteer fire department, rescue squad, or ambulance company in the county may charge for services rendered at an emergency fire or rescue incident; and authorizing a resolution or ordinance adopted under the Act to provide for the reimbursement of reasonable costs for equipment, personnel, and consumable products used at an emergency fire or rescue incident.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Christopher B. Shank, District 2
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Ambulances -see also- Emergency Med Services; Rescue Squads.
Emergency Medical Services
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Fire Protection
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv.
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Washington County

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Safety
( 7-404 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :