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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Regulation Of Trade, Commerce, Investments, And Solicitations
Chapter 554
Boiler Safety
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Section 554.105, Florida Statutes 2001

554.105  Chief inspector.--

(1)  The Insurance Commissioner and Treasurer shall appoint a chief inspector, who shall have not less than 5 years' experience in the construction, installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, or repair of high pressure, high temperature water boilers and who shall hold a commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or a certificate of competency from the department.

(2)  The department, through the chief inspector, shall administer the state boiler inspection program, and shall:

(a)  Take action necessary to enforce the State Boiler Code and the rules adopted pursuant to ss. 554.1011-554.115.

(b)  Keep a complete record on all boilers at public assembly locations. Such record shall include the name of each boiler owner or user and the location, type, dimensions, maximum allowable working pressure, age, and last recorded inspection of each boiler.

(c)  Publish and make available to anyone, upon request, copies of the rules adopted pursuant to ss. 554.1011-554.115.

(d)  Expend funds necessary to meet the expenses authorized by ss. 554.1011-554.115, including the necessary travel expenses of the chief inspector and deputy inspectors, and the expenses incident to the maintenance of his or her office.

History.--s. 5, ch. 87-361; s. 1, ch. 88-303; s. 44, ch. 91-220; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 809, ch. 97-103.

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