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§28-25-21  Local ordinances void. –

Published: 2015

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Labor and Labor Relations


Boiler Inspection and Pressure Vessels

SECTION 28-25-21

   § 28-25-21  Local ordinances void. –

(a) No city or town shall have the power to make any ordinance, bylaw, or

resolution concerning, or to provide for the inspection, or to license the

erection or installation of, any boiler or pressure vessel within the limits of

the city or town. Any ordinance, bylaw, or resolution previously made or passed

or concerning any of the above matters shall be void and of no effect.

   (b) Any application made to municipalities shall be

immediately forwarded for consideration and inspection to the division of

occupational safety.

   (c) No municipality shall issue a mechanical permit for work

related to installation, repair, or alteration of any boiler or pressure vessel

covered under this chapter until the application for the installation, repair

or alteration has been approved by the division of occupational safety where


History of Section.

(P.L. 1919, ch. 1770, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 94, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch.

297, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 28-25-18; P.L. 1985, ch. 508, §