Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 352.006
Sale of Used Fire Protection or Fire-fighting Equipment to Certain Volunteer Fire Departments


(a)

In this section, “volunteer fire department” means an association that:

(1)

operates fire-fighting equipment;

(2)

is organized primarily to provide and actively provides fire-fighting services;

(3)

does not pay its members compensation other than nominal compensation; and

(4)

does not distribute any of its income to its members, officers, or governing body, other than for reimbursement of expenses.

(b)

Notwithstanding Subchapter D (Definitions), Chapter 263 (Sale or Lease of Property by Counties), or other law, the commissioners court of a county may sell used fire-fighting equipment, excluding equipment described in Sections 419.040 (Protective Clothing) and 419.041 (Self-contained Breathing Apparatus), Government Code, to a volunteer fire department for eight percent of the original purchase value of the equipment if:

(1)

the fire protection or fire-fighting equipment is at least 15 years old and met the National Fire Protection Association standards at the original time of purchase; and

(2)

the volunteer fire department provides fire protection to an area within the county.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 952, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Source: Section 352.006 — Sale of Used Fire Protection or Fire-fighting Equipment to Certain Volunteer Fire Departments, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­352.­htm#352.­006 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

352.001
Fire Protection of County Residents
352.002
Use of Surplus or Salvage Property by Volunteer Fire Department
352.003
Fire Protection in Certain Counties
352.004
Agency
352.005
Contractual Provision of Fire-fighting Equipment or Services
352.006
Sale of Used Fire Protection or Fire-fighting Equipment to Certain Volunteer Fire Departments
352.011
Creation of Office
352.012
Qualifications for Office
352.013
Investigation of Fires
352.014
Record of Investigation
352.015
Arson Investigation
352.016
Inspection or Review of Plan for Fire or Life Safety Hazards
352.017
Privacy of Examinations
352.018
Effect on Civil Actions
352.019
Cooperation with Other Fire Protection Agencies
352.020
Liability
352.021
Contempt of Fire Investigation Proceedings
352.022
Penalty for Failure to Comply with Order
352.023
Exemption
352.051
Regulation of Restricted Fireworks
352.081
Regulation of Outdoor Burning
352.082
Outdoor Burning of Household Refuse in Certain Residential Areas
352.111
Gated Community or Housing Project Subject to Subchapter
352.112
Definitions
352.113
County Authority to Regulate Vehicular or Pedestrian Gates to Gated Communities and Multi-unit Housing Projects
352.114
Lockbox Requirements
352.115
Additional Accessibility Requirements
352.116
Building Identification
352.117
County Authority to Require Permit
352.118
Suspension or Revocation of License
352.119
Limitation on Specific County Standards
352.120
Offense
352.0165
Inspection of Group Homes in Certain Counties
352.1145
Siren-operated Sensor Systems for Electric Gates

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 352.006’s source at texas​.gov