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HF 3894

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/10/2008

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; allowing more stringent local regulation of fire
sprinklers; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006,
section 299F.011, subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299F.011, subdivision 4, is amended to

Subd. 4.

Applicability; local authority.

The State Fire Code deleted text beginshall be applicable
throughout the state
deleted text end new text beginapplies statewide new text endand in all political subdivisions and municipalities
deleted text begin thereindeleted text endnew text begin in the statenew text end. However, deleted text beginnothing indeleted text end this subdivision deleted text beginshalldeleted text end new text begindoes not new text endprohibit a local unit
of government otherwise authorized by law from adopting or enforcing any ordinance or
regulation deleted text beginwhichdeleted text end new text beginthat new text endspecifies requirements equal to, in addition to, or more stringent than
the requirements of the State Fire Code. Any ordinance or regulation adopted by a local
unit deleted text beginwhichdeleted text end new text beginthat new text enddiffers from the State Fire Code must be directly related to the safeguarding
of life and property from the hazards of fire, must be uniform for each class or kind of
building covered, andnew text begin, except provisions for fire sprinklers,new text end may not exceed the applicable
requirements of the State Building Code adopted pursuant to sections 16B.59 to 16B.73.