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48-721. State boiler inspector; appointment; deputy inspectors; qualifications; bond or insurance.The commissioner shall appoint a state boiler inspector who shall work under the direct supervision of the commissioner or his or her designee and devote his or her full time to the duties of the office. The person so appointed shall (1) be a practical boilermaker, technical engineer, operating engineer, or boiler inspector and hold a commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors with an "A" endorsement. The state boiler inspector shall also either hold a "B" endorsement to his or her commission or acquire a "B" endorsement within eighteen months of appointment, (2) be qualified by not less than ten years' experience in the construction, installation, repair, inspection, or operation of boilers, steam generators, and superheaters, (3) have a knowledge of their operation and use for the generating of steam for power, heating, or other purposes, and (4) neither directly nor indirectly be interested in the manufacture, ownership, or agency of the same. The commissioner may appoint deputy inspectors as necessary to carry out the Boiler Inspection Act. Deputy inspectors shall hold a commission from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or acquire the same within twelve months of appointment. Such deputy inspectors shall otherwise be subject to and governed by the same rules and regulations applicable to and governing the acts and conduct of the state boiler inspector. Before entering upon his or her duties under the Boiler Inspection Act, the state boiler inspector and each deputy inspector shall be bonded or insured as required by section 11-201. SourceLaws 1943, c. 112, § 1, p. 392; R.S.1943, § 48-701; Laws 1978, LB 653, § 12; R.S.1943, (1984), § 48-701; Laws 1987, LB 462, § 3; Laws 1998, LB 395, § 12; Laws 1999, LB 66, § 1; Laws 2004, LB 884, § 23.