SB325 H GO AM 2-27

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    The Committee on Government Organization moves to amend the bill on page 2, subsection (a), by striking out said subsection (a) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection (a) to read as follows:

    “(a)(1) The State Fire Commission shall appoint a State Fire Marshal.

    (2) The State Fire Marshal serves at the will and pleasure of the commission and is exempt from coverage under the classified civil service system.

    (3) The State Fire Marshal shall have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four year college or university, or equivalent experience as determined by the commission, and six years of full-time or part-time equivalent paid or volunteer experience in fire prevention or fire safety including two years in a supervisory capacity in fire prevention and fire safety.

    (4) The State Fire Marshal may be removed by a two-thirds vote of the commission at any time for neglect of duty or other conduct unbecoming the office.”