A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATED TO (1) LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF FUNDS, THE STATEWIDE FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF FUND, AND THE RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' RELIEF FUND, (2) WORKERS' COMPENSATION FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS, (3) SUPPLEMENTAL PENSIONS FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS, AND (4) THE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT FUND AND VOLUNTEER RESCUE/EMS FUND, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.
The Senate committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.
Repeals SL 1979-183, which created a supplemental retirement fund for firemen in the town of Mebane and modified application of existing retirement law to Mebane. Requires funds remaining in the Mebane Firemen's Supplemental Retirement Fund at the time of repeal be transferred to the Mebane Local Firefighters' Relief Fund.
Amends GS 58-87-5 to limit the use of grants from the Volunteer Rescue/EMS Fund to purposes related to emergency medical services that the unit is authorized to provide.