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(A) The Volunteer Firefighters’ Dependents Fund Board shall meet promptly after its election and organize. A Chairperson and a Secretary shall be elected. The Secretary shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of the Board, which record shall be maintained as a permanent file.
(B) The Board may adopt rules necessary for the handling and processing of claims and shall perform such other duties as are necessary to carry out this subchapter and R.C. §§ 146.01 through 146.19.
(C) The Secretary of the Board shall immediately certify to the State Fire Marshal the names and addresses of the members elected, by whom elected, and the names of the Board Chairperson and Secretary. The Secretary shall also forward a certificate prepared by the Municipal Clerk or the clerk of the fire district of the current assessed valuation of the municipality or fire district if the municipality or fire district is a member of the Fund.
(D) A private volunteer fire company which is a member of the Fund shall provide the Secretary of the Board with a roster of the fire company members and shall report any changes to the Secretary when they occur. Only persons whose names appear on the list, and in no event more than an average number of 50 names per station operated by the volunteer fire company, are eligible for benefits under this subchapter and R.C. §§ 146.01 through 146.19.
(R.C. § 146.05) (Rev. 2002)