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Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 418.053. Emergency Services District Program

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(a) The division shall serve as a resource to provide interested rural communities with:

(1) general information about emergency services districts;  and

(2) information and training related to the establishment of an emergency services district.

(b) The division may:

(1) provide to fire departments in rural areas information relating to assistance programs offered to rural volunteer firefighters, including the federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program to help fire departments increase staffing and deployment capabilities;  and

(2) provide to rural homeowners information relating to the benefits of volunteer fire departments, including a reduction in homeowners insurance risk ratings, lower homeowners insurance rates, and better fire protection.

Cite this article: - Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 418.053. Emergency Services District Program - last updated April 14, 2021 |

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