Fire policy; shall provide coverage for cost charged by volunteer fire department, etc. (SB140)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Volunteer fire departments; billing insurance companies.  Provides that volunteer fire departments may charge for fire services and bill for those services directly to liability insurance companies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101245D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/2012Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
01/30/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104382D-S1
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104382D-S1
02/02/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB140S1
02/03/2012Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Committee substitute printed 12105427D-H1
02/23/2012Read second time
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105427D-H1
02/24/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB140H1
02/24/2012Passed House with substitute (97-Y 1-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Title replaced 12105427D-H1
03/02/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB140ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 561 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0561)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1202.