HELP FIREFIGHTERS SERVE AND PROTECT
WE THE UNDERSIGNED REQUEST / PETITION THAT THE TERM FIREFIGHTER BE EXEMPTED FROM ALL SECTIONS OF IC 3-5-9…
Including IC 3-5-9-4
Firefighter Sec. 4. (a) An individual who is serving as a volunteer firefighter for a volunteer fire department or a fire department that provides fire protection services to a unit:
(1) under a contract, excluding a mutual aid agreement; or
(2) as the unit's fire department;
may not assume or hold an elected office of a unit that receives fire protection services from the department in which the volunteer firefighter serves.
(b) An individual who:
(1) is an employee of a unit, serving as a full-time, paid firefighter; or
(2) serves as a volunteer firefighter;
in a department that provides fire protection services to more than one (1) unit, excluding fire protection services provided under mutual aid agreements, may not assume or hold an elected office of any unit that receives fire protection services from the department.
As added by P.L.135-2012, SEC.1.