2012 Florida Statutes
FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
State Fire Marshal; powers and duties; rules.
Agents; powers and duties; compensation.
Florida Fire Prevention Code.
Uniform firesafety standards.
Legislative findings and intent; ensuring effective fire protection of vulnerable nursing home residents essential; retrofit of existing nursing homes expedited by limited state loan guarantee; funding through Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund.
State Fire Marshal Nursing Home Fire Protection Loan Guarantee Program.
Minimum firesafety standards.
Legislative intent; informal interpretations of the Florida Fire Prevention Code.
Buildings with light-frame truss-type construction; notice requirements; enforcement.
Investigation of fire; reports.
Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Firefighter Protection Act.
Preemption of reduced cigarette ignition propensity standard by state.
Ordinances relating to firesafety; definitions; penalties.
Fire suppression equipment; license to install or maintain.
Requirements for installation, inspection, and maintenance of fire suppression equipment.
Standard service tag required on all fire extinguishers and preengineered systems; serial number required on all portable fire extinguishers; standard inspection tags required on all fire protection systems.
Inspection of buildings and equipment; orders; firesafety inspection training requirements; certification; disciplinary action.
Inspection of fire control systems, fire hydrants, and fire protection systems.
Sale or use of certain types of fire extinguishers prohibited; penalty.
Inspections of state buildings and premises; tests of firesafety equipment; building plans to be approved.
Hearings; investigations; investigatory powers of State Fire Marshal; costs of service and witness fees.
State Fire Marshal to keep records of fires; reports of agents.
Fire and Emergency Incident Information Reporting Program; duties; fire reports.
Persons authorized to enforce laws and rules of State Fire Marshal.
State Fire Marshal; authority of agents.
Agents; powers to make arrests, conduct searches and seizures, serve summonses, and carry firearms.
State Fire Marshal; chapter and rules; force and effect.
Impersonating State Fire Marshal, firefighters, or firesafety inspector; criminal penalties.
Violations; orders to cease and desist, correct hazardous conditions, preclude occupancy, or vacate; enforcement; penalties.
Fire suppression system contractors; disciplinary action.
Administrative fine in lieu of suspension, revocation, or refusal to issue a license, permit, or certificate.
Penalty for violation of law, rule, or order to cease and desist or for failure to comply with corrective order.
Investigation of fraudulent insurance claims and crimes; immunity of insurance companies supplying information.
State Fire Marshal; hearings and investigations; subpoena of witnesses; orders of circuit court.
Standards for firefighting; definitions.
Firefighters Employment, Standards, and Training Council.
Organization; meetings; quorum; compensation; seal.
Special powers; firefighter training.
Firefighters; qualifications for employment.
Firefighter training and certification.
Disciplinary action; firefighters; standards for revocation of certification.
Retention of firefighter certification.
Falsification of qualifications.
Payment of tuition by employing agency.
Inservice training and promotion; participation.
Firefighters; supplemental compensation.
Gifts and grants.
Additional standards authorized.
Florida State Fire College established.
Purpose of fire college.
State Fire Marshal Scholarship Grant Program.
Division of State Fire Marshal; powers, duties.
Use of Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund.
Procedure for making expenditures.
Superintendent of college.
Buildings, equipment, and other facilities; use.
Division powers and duties; Florida State Fire College.
Florida Fire Safety Board; membership.
Board duties; meetings; officers; quorum; compensation; seal.
Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt rules, administer oaths, and take testimony.
Certificate application and issuance; permit issuance; examination and investigation of applicant.
Certificate and permit fees; use and deposit of collected funds.
Records concerning applicant; extent of confidentiality.
Certificate effective statewide; not transferable.
Issuance of certificate to individuals and business organizations.
Certificate; expiration; renewal; inactive certificate; continuing education.
Requirements for installation, inspection, and maintenance of fire protection systems.
Contracting without certificate prohibited; violations; penalty.
Disciplinary action; fire protection system contractors; grounds for denial, nonrenewal, suspension, or revocation of certificate or permit.
Violations subject to injunction.
County and municipal powers; effect of ch. 75-240.
Application of law regulating contracting and contractors.
Exemptions; farm outbuildings; standpipe systems installed by plumbing contractors.
Automatic fire sprinkler systems for one-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, and mobile homes.
Jurisdiction of State Fire Marshal over alarm system contractors and certified unlimited electrical contractors.
Requirements for fire alarm system equipment.
Prohibited acts regarding alarm system contractors or certified unlimited electrical contractors; penalties.
Florida Fire Code Advisory Council.
Safety inspections and consultations; rules.
Division to make study of firefighter employee occupational diseases.
Investigations by the division; refusal to admit; penalty.
Safety; firefighter employer responsibilities.
Firefighter employers whose firefighter employees have a high frequency of work-related injuries.
Workplace safety committees and safety coordinators.
Firefighter employer penalties.
Division cooperation with Federal Government; exemption from requirements for private firefighter employers.
Failure to implement a safety and health program; cancellations.
Expenses of administration.
Refusal to admit; penalty.
Firefighter employee rights and responsibilities.
False statements to insurers.
Matters within jurisdiction of the division; false, fictitious, or fraudulent acts, statements, and representations prohibited; penalty; statute of limitations.