183.375 Division of boiler inspection.
Subdivision 1. Management of division. The department of labor and industry, division of boiler inspection, is hereby continued under the management, supervision, and control of the department of labor and industry.
Subd. 2. Chief of division. Subject to the provisions of chapter 43A, the commissioner shall appoint a chief and may appoint a deputy chief of the division of boiler inspection. The appointee shall be a qualified steam engineer with at least ten years of operation experience as such and shall be licensed as a chief Grade A engineer in this state and shall possess a current commission issued by the national board of boiler and pressure vessel inspectors. Inspectors employed in the division of boiler inspection or employed as an authorized inspector by a qualified insurance company insuring boilers and pressure vessels in Minnesota may utilize up to five years of equivalent experience as inspectors, in satisfying the requirement of ten years of experience as steam engineers for the chief and deputy chief positions.
Subd. 3. Inspectors. The department may employ such inspectors and other persons as are necessary to efficiently perform the duties and exercise the powers imposed upon the division of boiler inspection.
Subd. 4. Powers and duties. Subject to the provisions of chapter 43A, the department shall prescribe the duties of the division of boiler inspection.
Subd. 5. Fees. All fees collected by the division of boiler inspection shall be paid into the state treasury in the manner provided by law for fees received by other state departments and credited to the general fund.
Subd. 6. Reports and notices. All reports and notices heretofore required by law to be made or given to the board of boiler inspectors, or the chief boiler inspector shall be made or given to the department.
HIST: (4203, 4204, 4207, 4208) 1921 c 83 s 1,2,5,6; 1957 c 503 s 2; 1965 c 303 s 1; Ex1967 c 1 s 6; 1969 c 399 s 49; 1981 c 210 s 54; 1982 c 379 s 1; 1983 c 301 s 155; 1987 c 70 s 1; 1994 c 421 s 1; 1996 c 305 art 3 s 24; 1999 c 250 art 3 s 23
* NOTE: The amendment to subdivision 5 by Laws 1999, chapter *250, article 3, section 23, is effective July 1, 2001. Laws *1999, chapter 250, article 3, section 29.