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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5054

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 55

   

Referred to Committee on Planning and Development

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. CAMILLO, 151st Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INDEMNIFICATION FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES, VOLUNTEER FIRE POLICE PATROLS AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE SERVICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That sections 7-101a and 7-308 of the general statutes be amended to provide that members of volunteer fire companies, volunteer fire police patrols and volunteer ambulance services are indemnified by municipalities under section 7-101a of the general statutes.

Statement of Purpose:

To encourage volunteers to provide public safety services by clarifying that municipalities shall indemnify such volunteers.