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The 2003 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Chapter 399
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Section 399.106, Florida Statutes 2003

399.106  Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Committee.--

(1)  The Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Committee is created within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, consisting of seven members to be appointed by the secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation as follows: one representative from a major elevator manufacturing company or its authorized representative; one representative from an elevator servicing company; one representative from a building design profession; one representative of the general public; one representative of a local government in this state; one representative of a building owner or manager; one representative of labor involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of elevators. The purpose of the committee is to provide technical assistance to the division in support of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public; to give the division the benefit of the committee members' knowledge and experience concerning the industries and individual businesses affected by the laws and rules administered by the division.

(2)  The committee members shall serve staggered terms of 4 years to be set by rule without salary, but may receive from the state expenses for per diem and travel. The committee shall appoint one of the members to serve as chair.

(3)  The committee shall meet and organize not later than 45 days prior to the convening of the 2002 Legislature. This committee terminates December 31, 2003.

(4)  The committee may consult with engineering authorities and organizations concerned with standard safety codes for recommendations to the department regarding rules and regulations governing the operation, maintenance, servicing, construction, alteration, installation, or inspection of vertical conveyances subject to this chapter.

History.--s. 14, ch. 2001-186; s. 10, ch. 2002-293; s. 13, ch. 2002-299.

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