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Wildland Fire Airspace Patrol System

Concerning development of a system to patrol the airspace above wildland fires, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Civil Law
Bill Summary

Wildland fires - aerial firefighting - patrolling airspace - appropriation. The center of excellence for advanced technology aerial firefighting is required, subject to available appropriations, to study and, if feasible, implement a system to patrol the airspace above wildland fires.

For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, $350,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the department of public safety for use by the division of fire prevention and control.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details