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HB22-1132

Regulation And Services For Wildfire Mitigation

Concerning the provision of wildfire mitigation services, and, in connection therewith, regulating controlled burns on private property.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Local Government
Bill Summary

The bill requires that a fire department (defined to include a fire protection district as well as a county , or municipality , or metropolitan district or county improvement district that provides fire protection ) or other appropriate local entity be notified prior to a person conducting a controlled burn on private property. and prohibits a person from conducting a controlled burn under certain conditions. The bill also sets forth civil and criminal penalties for a person who does not provide notice prior to conducting a controlled burn or otherwise violates the bill's requirements The bill also defines the term "controlled burn". The bill requires the state treasurer to transfer $100,000 from the general fund to the local firefighter safety and disease prevention fund for need-based grants to volunteer fire departments.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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