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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 450

February Session, 2018


LCO No. 1763



Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT


Introduced by:





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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2108) On and after July 1, 2018, no municipality shall enter into a contract that limits the ability of such municipality to permit an individual to provide volunteer services for the benefit of the municipality. The provisions of this section shall not apply to collective bargaining agreements entered into between a municipality and an employee organization that is the exclusive representative of paid firefighters or police officers.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2108

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit municipalities from entering into collective bargaining agreements that limit the ability of municipalities to permit volunteer services for the benefit of municipalities.

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