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HB2968 SUB
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR

H. B. 2968

(By Delegates Mahan, Sumner, Moye, Wooton and Susman)


(Originating in the House Committee on the Judiciary)


[March 17, 2009]


A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §29-3-5c, relating to requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §29-3-5c, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3. FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL ACT.
§29-3-5c. Liquified petroleum gas systems.
(a) The State Fire Commission shall, on or before July 1, 2009, propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to provide:
(1) Standard safe practices for the design, construction, location, installation, maintenance and operation of liquefied petroleum gas systems, as established by the National Propane Gas Association's Certified Employee Training Program; and
(2) Training standards and qualifications for persons who install or maintain liquefied petroleum gas systems.
(b) The State Fire Commission may establish work groups and seek input in the rulemaking process from groups or individuals with an interest in any aspect of the operation or use of liquefied petroleum gas systems.



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