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HF 664

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/24/2011 10:06am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to elevators; modifying certain compliance provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.175; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.175, is amended to read:


326B.175 ELEVATORS, ENTRANCES SEALED.

new text begin Except as provided in section 326B.188, new text endit shall be the duty of the department and
the licensing authority of any municipality which adopts any such ordinance whenever
it finds any such elevator under its jurisdiction in use in violation of any provision of
sections 326B.163 to 326B.178 to seal the entrances of such elevator and attach a notice
forbidding the use of such elevator until the provisions thereof are complied with.

Sec. 2.

new text begin [326B.188] TIMELINE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ELEVATOR CODE
CHANGES AFFECTING EXISTING ELEVATORS AND RELATED DEVICES.
new text end

new text begin (a) This section applies to code requirements for existing elevators and related
devices under Minnesota Rules, chapter 1307, where the deadline set by law for meeting
the code requirements is January 29, 2012, or later.
new text end

new text begin (b) If the department or municipality conducting elevator inspections within its
jurisdiction notified the owner of an existing elevator or related device of the code
requirements before the effective date of this section, the owner may submit a compliance
plan by December 30, 2011. If the department or municipality did not notify the owner
of an existing elevator or related device of the code requirements before the effective
date of this section, the department or municipality shall notify the owner of the code
requirements and permit the owner to submit a compliance plan by December 30, 2011, or
within 60 days after the date of notification, whichever is later.
new text end

new text begin (c) Any compliance plan submitted under this section shall result in compliance with
the code requirements by the later of January 29, 2012, or three years after submission of
the compliance plan. Elevators and related devices that are not in compliance with the
code requirements by the later of January 29, 2012, or three years after the submission of
the compliance plan may be taken out of service as provided in section 326B.175.
new text end