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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 70
Jurisdiction of State Fire Marshal over alarm system contractors and certified unlimited electrical contractors.
F.S. 633.70
633.70 Jurisdiction of State Fire Marshal over alarm system contractors and certified unlimited electrical contractors.
(1) When the State Fire Marshal, in the course of its activities pursuant to s. 633.01(2), determines that an alarm system contractor or a certified unlimited electrical contractor working with an alarm system has violated any provision of this chapter or the rules of the State Fire Marshal, the State Fire Marshal shall have jurisdiction, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, to order corrective action by the alarm system contractor or the certified unlimited electrical contractor to bring the alarm system into compliance with applicable standards set forth in this chapter and the rules of the State Fire Marshal.
(2) Any order issued by the State Fire Marshal shall comply with the provisions of chapter 120 and allow a reasonable time for corrective action to be completed.
(3) The Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Electrical Contractors’ Licensing Board may participate, at their discretion, but not as a party, in any proceedings relating to corrective action.
(4) The State Fire Marshal shall adopt standards, by rule, for the installation, maintenance, alteration, repair, monitoring, inspection, replacement, or servicing of fire alarms and fire alarm systems.
History.ss. 11, 14, ch. 87-254; ss. 22, 24, ch. 88-149; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 227, ch. 94-218; s. 231, ch. 98-200.