92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2537
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Short description: 
PETROLEUM EQUIP CONTRACTR REG                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  Petroleum   Equipment   Contractor   and   Employee      
   Regulation  Act.  Provides  that  no  person  shall act as a petroleum      
   equipment contractor or employee or advertise or assume to  act  as  a      
   petroleum  equipment  contractor  without  possessing a license issued      
   under this Act.  Provides that all fees collected pursuant to this Act      
   shall be deposited into  the  Fire  Prevention  Fund.   Establishes  a      
   Petroleum  Equipment Contractor and Employee Advisory Board consisting      
   of 9 members.  Provides that the State Fire Marshal,  in  consultation      
   with  the Board, shall promulgate rules for the standards and criteria      
   for  registration,   professional   conduct,   licensing   fees,   and      
   discipline.   Sets  out  the requirements for licensure and allows the      
   Office of the  State  Fire  Marshal  to  charge  reasonable  fees  for      
   licensure.   Provides for the grounds for discipline and the procedure      
   for formal charges of violation of this Act.  Makes  the  repeal  date      
   for  this  Act  January  1,  2012.  Amends  the  Gasoline Storage Act.      
   Removes language regarding the  rules  requiring  underground  storage      
   tank contractors to file a bond or a certificate of insurance with the      
   State  Fire  Marshal.   Removes language regarding the rules governing      
   the dismantling of abandoned bulk storage plants.    Changes  the  fee      
   for a permit for registration to test an underground tank to an amount      
   to  be  set  by  the  Office. Adds "upgrade" and "test" to the list of      
   actions on an underground storage tank system that require a permit to      
   perform. Provides that  a  reasonable  fee  may  be  charged  for  the      
   regulation of aboveground storage tanks.                                    
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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