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CHAPTER 185-S.F.No. 1204 An act relating to the state building code; clarifying the supervision of the state fire marshal; modifying elevator installation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.61, subdivision 2; and 16B.745, subdivision 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16B.61, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [ENFORCEMENT BY CERTAIN BODIES.] Under the direction and supervision of the commissioner, the provisions of the code relating to electrical installations shall be enforced by the state board of electricity, pursuant to the Minnesota Electrical Act, the provisions relating to plumbing shall be enforced by the commissioner of health,
the provisions relating to the Minnesota Uniform Fire Code shall be enforced by the state fire marshal,the provisions relating to high pressure steam piping and appurtenances shall be enforced by the department of labor and industry. Fees for inspections conducted by the state board of electricity shall be paid in accordance with the rules of the state board of electricity. Under direction of the commissioner of public safety, the state fire marshal shall enforce the Minnesota uniform fire code as provided in chapter 299F. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16B.745, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.] No person, firm, or corporation may construct, install, alter, remove, or repair an elevator that does not meet the minimum requirements of this chapter, adopted rules, or national codes adopted by rule. Notwithstanding any provision of rule or national code adopted by rule to the contrary, however, a stairway chair lift that is not hard-wired to the building's electrical system, but is instead plugged into an electrical outlet, may be installed in a private residence for the use of its occupants. Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 2 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor May 18, 1999 Signed by the governor May 21, 1999, 10:05 a.m.