176-e. Training requirements for fire commissioners. Each fire commissioner shall attend and successfully complete a commissioner-specific state-approved training course within two hundred seventy days of the taking of such office. The course will contain training related to legal, fiduciary, financial, procurement, and ethical responsibilities and such other disciplines as may be prescribed by the state comptroller. Such course shall be prescribed and certified in rules promulgated by the state comptroller. The manner, frequency, and duration of such course shall be established by such rules. Course materials should be made available upon request. When approved by the board of fire commissioners in advance of a commissioner attending such training course, the actual and necessary expenses incurred by a commissioner in successfully completing the training required by this section shall be a charge against the fire district.
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