Bill No.
7-13
Concerning: Emergency
Medical
Transportation - Use of Revenue ­
Amendment
Revised: 5-9-13
Draft No.2
Introduced:
March 5, 2013
May 14.2013
Enacted:
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN
ACT to:
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establish the percentage of emergency medical transport revenue to be allocated for
the benefit of local fire and rescue departments; and
clarify and expand the purposes for which a local fire and rescue department may
spend emergency medical transport revenue.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 21, Fire and Rescue Service
Section 21-23A
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Section 21-23A is amended as follows:
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21-23A. Emergency Medical Services Transport Insurance Reimbursement
Program.
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Use of Revenue.
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[A percentage of this account, which the Council must
specify annually in the operating budget resolution, must
be used to replace or augment apparatus owned and staffed
by local fire and rescue departments and training, gear, and
equipment for local fire and rescue departments.] 15% of
the net Emergency Medical Services Transport Insurance
Reimbursement Program revenue must be allocated under
a procedure specified in the annual operating budget
resolution for the benefit of local fire and rescue
departments for:
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replacement or augmentation of apparatus owned
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!! local fire and rescue department;
facilities owned
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department;
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training for volunteers;
gear and equipment for volunteers;
administrative staff to support!! local fire and rescue
department;
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volunteer recruitment and retention; and
(vii) volunteer stand-by support.
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Approved:
Approved:
the Fire Chief must transmit a plan for use of funds
designated for local fire and rescue departments. The plan
the Chief transmits must specify:
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the amount of this account the Chief recommends to
allocate to replace apparatus that is owned [and
staffed] by local fire and rescue departments in the
next fiscal year; and
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the amount of this account to allocate to facilities,
training,
gear,
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retention,
staff,
volunteer
standby
recruitment
volunteer
support, and equipment for volunteers.]]
Any administrative staff hired or retained by a local fire
and rescue department using revenue allocated under this
Section is not a County employee or a member of the
separate merit system referred to in Section 21-16(a).
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy o/Council action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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