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  701.355.  Powers of the board. — The board shall have the following powers:

  (1)  To consult with engineering authorities and organizations who are studying and developing elevator safety codes;

  (2)  To adopt a code of rules and regulations governing licenses of elevator mechanics and elevator contractors, construction, maintenance, testing, and inspection of both new and existing installations.  The board shall have the power to adopt a safety code only for those types of equipment defined in the rule.  In promulgating the elevator safety code the board may consider any existing or future American National Standards Institute safety code affecting elevators as defined in sections 701.350 to 701.380, or any other nationally acceptable standard;

  (3)  To certify state, municipal inspectors and political subdivision inspectors, and special inspectors, who shall enforce the provisions of a safety code adopted pursuant to sections 701.350 to 701.380;

  (4)  To appoint a chief safety inspector together with a staff for the purpose of ensuring compliance with any safety code established pursuant to sections 701.350 to 701.380.


(L. 1994 H.B. 1035 § 3 subsec. 1, A.L. 2009 H.B. 103)

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