Rep. Mike Sanders’ report: Bills headed to governor Posted in: Opinions Several bills I authored this session were sent to the governor to await his signature. House Bill 2051 would allow retired paid firefighters to return to service as volunteers without affecting their state pensions. It passed the state Senate this week 42-0. Our rural fire departments depend on volunteer firefighters to keep ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!