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IC 22-12-2

    

Chapter 2. Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission

IC 22-12-2-1

Establishment of commission
    

Sec. 1. The fire prevention and building safety commission is
established.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1.

IC 22-12-2-2

Membership
    

Sec. 2. (a) The commission consists of eleven (11) members, nine
(9) of whom shall be appointed by the governor.
    (b) The term of a commission member is four (4) years.
    (c) The state health commissioner or the commissioner's designee
shall serve as a member of the commission, and the commissioner of
labor or the commissioner's designee shall serve as a member of the
commission.
    (d) Each appointed member of the commission must have a
recognized interest, knowledge, and experience in the field of fire
prevention, fire protection, building safety, or other related matters.
The governor shall consider appointing individuals to the
commission with experience in the following:
        (1) A paid fire department.
        (2) A volunteer fire department.
        (3) The field of fire insurance.
        (4) The fire service industry.
        (5) The manufactured housing industry.
        (6) The field of fire protection engineering.
        (7) As a professionally licensed engineer.
        (8) Building contracting.
        (9) The field of building one (1) and two (2) family dwellings.
        (10) As a professionally licensed architect.
        (11) The design or construction of heating, ventilating, air
conditioning, or plumbing systems.
        (12) The design or construction of regulated lifting devices.
        (13) City, town, or county building inspection.
        (14) Regulated amusement devices.
        (15) Accessibility requirements and personal experience with
a disability.
        (16) Underground and aboveground motor fuel storage tanks
and dispensing systems.
        (17) The masonry trades.
        (18) Energy conservation codes and standards, including the
manner in which energy conservation codes and standards apply
to:
            (A) residential;
            (B) single and multiple family dwelling; or
            (C) commercial;
        building codes.

    (e) Not more than five (5) of the appointed members of the
commission may be affiliated with the same political party.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.225-1989,
SEC.1; P.L.118-1994, SEC.1; P.L.226-1995, SEC.1; P.L.1-1999,
SEC.56; P.L.119-2002, SEC.4; P.L.22-2005, SEC.33.

IC 22-12-2-3

Removal of member
    

Sec. 3. The governor may remove a member of the commission
for inefficiency or neglect of duty.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1.

IC 22-12-2-4

Vacancies; appointment
    

Sec. 4. If a vacancy occurs on the commission, the governor shall
appoint an individual to serve the unexpired term of the vacating
member.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1.

IC 22-12-2-5

Commission chair
    

Sec. 5. (a) The governor shall appoint a member of the
commission to be the commission's chair.
    (b) The member appointed by the governor serves as the
commission's chair at the governor's pleasure.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.22-2005,
SEC.34; P.L.1-2006, SEC.349.

IC 22-12-2-6

Meetings; quorum; actions
    

Sec. 6. (a) The commission shall meet at least quarterly.
    (b) A quorum of the commission consists of six (6) members.
IC 4-21.5-3-3 applies to a commission action governed by IC 4-21.5.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.225-1989,
SEC.2; P.L.118-1994, SEC.2; P.L.226-1995, SEC.2; P.L.119-2002,
SEC.5; P.L.22-2005, SEC.35.

IC 22-12-2-7

Facilities and staff
    

Sec. 7. The department shall provide facilities and staff to carry
out the responsibilities of the commission.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1.

IC 22-12-2-8

Per diem; expenses
    

Sec. 8. (a) Each member of the commission who is not a state
employee is entitled to the minimum salary per diem provided by
IC 4-10-11-2.1(b). Such a member is also entitled to reimbursement
for traveling expenses and other expenses actually incurred in
connection with the member's duties, as provided in the state travel

policies and procedures established by the department of
administration and approved by the state budget agency.
    (b) Each member of the commission who is a state employee is
entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses and other expenses
actually incurred in connection with the member's duties, as provided
in the state travel policies and procedures established by the
department of administration and approved by the state budget
agency.
As added by P.L.245-1987, SEC.1.