SB 706
Modifies provisions relating to fire protection services in St. Louis county
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Last Action:
5/1/2023 - Voted Do Pass S General Laws Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SB 706 - Under current law, fire protection districts in St. Louis County that have a service area annexed by a city shall continue to provide fire protection services and emergency medical services to that area, unless another proposal by the city is agreed upon by the fire protection district.

This act provides that a fire protection district shall continue providing services for the first five full calendar years following the effective date of an annexation by a city. Beginning on January 1st of the sixth calendar year after the annexation, the city shall pay the fire protection district an annual sum in an amount agreed upon by the fire protection district and city. If no sum can be agreed upon, the city may choose to extend its fire protection services to the annexed area or contract with another service provider for service in the annexed area.

If the city terminates services with the fire protection district, the city shall continue to pay a termination fee as provided in the act.



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