Township of Bethlehem, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Bethlehem 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 8-88 (Ch. 1, Part 6, of the 1988 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 30-1 Recognition of Firemen's Relief Association.

A. 
The following associations are hereby recognized as actively engaged in providing fire protection and/or emergency services in the Township of Bethlehem:
(1) 
Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Co. Relief Association: 50%.
(2) 
Nancy Run Fire Co. Relief Association: 50%.
B. 
The above-named associations have been formed for the benefit of their members and their families in case of death, sickness, temporary or permanent disability or accident suffered in the line of duty.
C. 
The above-named associations of the Township are designated the proper associations to receive such funds as are due and payable to the Township Treasurer by the Treasurer of the State of Pennsylvania from the tax on premiums from foreign fire insurance companies.

§ 30-2 Certification to auditor general.

The Board of Commissioners shall annually certify to the Auditor General of the commonwealth the name(s) of the active associations and the percentage of service they contribute to the protection of the Township. Such certification shall be on forms prescribed by the Auditor General.

§ 30-3 Annual appropriation.

There is annually appropriated from the Township Treasury all such sums of money that may hereafter be paid into the Township Treasury by the Treasurer of the State of Pennsylvania on account of taxes paid on premiums of foreign fire insurance companies in pursuance of Act of December 18, 1984, P.L. 1005, No. 205, § 701 et seq.[1] as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. Such monies received by the Township Treasurer from the State Treasurer shall be distributed to the duly recognized association(s) within 60 days of receipt. The funds shall be distributed on the basis of the percentage of service established in the certification to the Auditor General and with other provisions of the Act.
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Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 895.701 et seq.