House Bill No. 211

Introduced By Rose, Hayne, Kitzenberg, Ahner, Stang, Hertel

A Bill for an Act entitled: An Act allowing third-class cities or towns to contract for fire protection services; allowing third-class cities or towns to consolidate fire protection services; and amending section

7-33-4101, MCA.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:

Section 1.  Section 7-33-4101, MCA, is amended to read:

"7-33-4101.   Fire department authorized and required. In every city and town of this state there shall must be a fire department, which shall must be organized, managed, and controlled as provided in this part except that a third-class city or town may contract for fire protection services or consolidate its fire department with another fire protection provider created under this part."