2013 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
§ 8-101 - Definitions


MD Pub Safety Code § 8-101 (2013) What's This?

§8-101.

(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) “Director” means the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.

(c) (1) “Expenditures for fire protection” means:

(i) revenues appropriated or to be appropriated by a county for fire protection, rescue, and ambulance services; and

(ii) the proceeds of any county bonds used to finance facilities that house equipment for fire protection, rescue, and ambulance services.

(2) “Expenditures for fire protection” includes the costs of training personnel.

(3) “Expenditures for fire protection” does not include:

(i) salaries, workers’ compensation, fringe benefits, or other personnel costs;

(ii) administrative costs; or

(iii) in Carroll County, appropriations for loans to a volunteer fire, rescue, or ambulance company, secured by mortgages, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness of the volunteer fire, rescue, or ambulance company, if the appropriations derive from the proceeds of bonds used to finance facilities that house equipment for fire protection, rescue, and ambulance services.

(d) “Fund” means the Senator William H. Amoss Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance Fund.

(e) (1) “Qualified municipal corporation” means a municipal corporation in the State whose expenditures for fire protection from municipal sources exceed $25,000.

(2) “Qualified municipal corporation” does not include Baltimore City.

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