06RS SB225


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SB 225/LM (BR 2418) - R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to mechanical inspections.
     Amend KRS 198B.400 to define "escalator," "moving sidewalk," and "fixed guideway system"; require persons inspecting fixed guideway systems to hold a certificate of competency from the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction; amend KRS 198B.410 to require the office to promulgate administrative regulations establishing training and certification requirements for fixed guideway system inspectors; amend KRS 198B.420 to require the office to administer all aspects of the State Fixed Guideway System Inspection Program; amend KRS 198B.440 to conform; amend KRS 198B.460 to require an owner of a fixed guideway system to register each system with the office; amend KRS 198B.470 to require annual inspections of moving sidewalks and fixed guideway systems; amend KRS 198B.480 to make existing rules requiring an inspection of passenger elevators applicable to fixed guideway systems; require that the owner of a fixed guideway system be apprised by the office of changes to be implemented to ensure the system complies with safety requirements; prohibit the operation of an elevator that has been inspected and that does not have a copy of the certificate of operation conspicuously posted on the system; amend KRS 198B.490 to conform; amend KRS 198B.500 to require that fixed guideways be equipped, maintained, and operated with specified mechanisms; create an exception where reasonable safety may be obtained and where literal adherence to the required equipment is impractical; amend KRS 198B.510 to prohibit the issuance of a certificate of operation for a fixed guideway system if the system has not been inspected and a report of the inspection has not been filed with the office; require that a permit be obtained prior to installing or moving a fixed guideway system to another location; require that the construction plans be submitted with the application for a permit; amend KRS 198B.520 and 198B.530 to conform; amend KRS 198B.540 to permit the office inspector of fixed guideway systems to post a notice on or seal a system that is defective or dangerous; prohibit anyone from removing the notice, seal, or barricade.


     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions, except delete the provision capping the number of elevator inspectors hired.

     Feb 27-introduced in Senate
     Feb 28-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-received in House
     Mar 13-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Mar 14-posting waived
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 20, 2006
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 100-0
     Mar 24-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 157)

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