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2015

Posted: 24 March 2015

THIS HEARING HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Notice of Proposed Rule

 

RULE:                        RULE TITLE:
69A-37.054        Out of State Training - Certificate of Compliance;                            Special Certificate of Compliance
69A-37.055         Curriculum Requirements for Training Firefighter Recruits or                             Firefighters
69A-37.057         Roster of Students
69A-37.060         Certification as an Approved Firefighter Recruit Training Facility
69A-37.065         Programs of Study and Vocational Courses
69A-37.404         Requirements for Live Fire Training for Certified Personnel

The Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal announces a workshop to which all persons are invited.

PURPOSE, EFFECT AND SUMMARY: The State Fire Marshal’s office is updating Rules 69A-37.054 and 69A-37.065, F.A.C., to conform to changes in Chapter 633, Florida Statutes. As well, Rule 69A-37.054, F.A.C., includes a provision permitting appropriately trained veterans to complete their examinations at a certified training facility. Rule 69A-37.057, F.A.C., is being amended to adopt a required roster form. Lastly, Rules 69A-37.055, 69A-37.060, and 69A-37.404, F.A.C., are being amended to correlate the rules to the most recent editions of the NFPA Standard.

SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:

The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule.  A SERC has not been prepared by the agency.

The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: The Division of State of Fire Marshal conducted an analysis of the proposed rule’s potential economic impact and determined that it did not exceed any of the criteria established in subsection 120.541(1), F.S. and is therefore does not require legislative ratification pursuant to subsection 120.541(3), F.S.

Any person who wishes to provide information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative, must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 633.128(1)(a), (b), (c), (2)(a), 633.406(1)(f), 633.408(1), 633.418(1), 633.508(6), F.S.

LAW IMPLEMENTED: 633.128(1)(a), (b), (e), 633.406(1)(f), 633.408, 633.418(1), 633.508, F.S.

IF REQUESTED IN WRITING WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE TIME, DATE, AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW (IF NOT REQUESTED, THIS HEARING WILL NOT BE HELD):

 

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, @ 9:00 AM.

PLACE: Florida State Fire College, Auditorium, 11655 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, Florida 34482.

 

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

          Bill Wentlandt, Chief, Bureau of Firefighter Standards and Training,

          Division of State Fire Marshal, Florida Department of Financial Services at:

          (352) 369-2829 or Bill.Wentlandt@MyFloridaCFO.com.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this program, please advise the Department at least 5 calendar days before the program by contacting the person listed above.

 

Link to the full text of the proposed rule

 


 

Posted: 24 March 2015

THIS HEARING HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Notice of Prposed Rulemaking

 

RULE:                        RULE TITLE:
69A-64.001           Scope
69A-64.003           Ability to Pay Benefits

The Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal announces a workshop to which all persons are invited.

PURPOSE, EFFECT AND SUMMARY: The purpose and effect of this rulemaking is the repeal of Rule 69A-64.003, F.A.C., because it is not necessary. As well, Rule 69A-64.001, F.A.C., is being amended because the definition of “employer” is in the statute and not in the rule.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION: The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the agency.
The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: The rule amendments do not impose any costs. The Division of State of Fire Marshal conducted an analysis of the proposed rule’s potential economic impact and determined that it did not exceed any of the criteria established in subsection 120.541(1), F.S. and is therefore does not require legislative ratification pursuant to subsection 120.541(3), F.S.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative, must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 112.191 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 112.191 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE TIME, DATE, AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW (IF NOT REQUESTED, THIS HEARING WILL NOT BE HELD):

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:00 a.m. (or immediately after the 9:00 a.m. hearing of Rule 69A-37.054, 69A-37.055, 69A-37.057, 69A-37.060, 69A-37.065 & 69A-37.404, F.A.C.)

PLACE: Florida State Fire College, Auditorium, 11655 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, Florida 34482.

 
 

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

          Bill Wentlandt, Chief, Bureau of Firefighter Standards and Training,

          Division of State Fire Marshal, Florida Department of Financial Services at:

          (352) 369-2829 or Bill.Wentlandt@MyFloridaCFO.com.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this program, please advise the Department at least 5 calendar days before the program by contacting the person listed above.

 

Link to the full text of the proposed rule

 




Events

 

EVENT: Tallahassee Fallen Firefighter memorial Ribbon Cutting

DATE:   March 17, 2015

WHERE: Tallahassee, FL

Click HERE for DETAILS!

 


 

EVENT: 2015 Volunteer Week

DATE:   April 21 - 26, 2015

WHERE: Florida State Fire College, Ocala, FL

Click HERE for more information!

 


 

EVENT: 2015 State Weekend at the National Fire Academy

DATE:   May 29 - 31, 2015

WHERE: National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD

Click HERE for more information!



Meetings

 

No Meetings Posted at this Time