[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of West Hanover 1-20-1986 as Ch. 1, Part 4, of the 1986 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following association is hereby recognized as actively engaged in providing fire protection and/or emergency services in the Township of West Hanover: the Firemen's Relief Association of the Township of West Hanover. The above-named Association has been formed for the benefit of its members and their families in case of death, sickness, temporary or permanent disability or accident suffered in the line of duty.
The above-named Association of the township is designated the proper association 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.
The Board of Supervisors shall annually certify to the Auditor General of the commonwealth the name of the active association and the percentage of service they contribute to the protection of the Township of West Hanover. Such certification shall be on forms prescribed by the Auditor General.
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 1984 Act of December 18, No. 205, § 701 et seq., as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. Such moneys received by the Township Treasurer from the State Treasurer shall be distributed to the duly recognized association 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.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 895.701 et seq.