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Municipal Fire Insurance Rate Classification Advisory Board (Excerpt) Act 340 Of 1976

Published: 2015

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Act 340 of 1976

***** Act 340 of 1976 EXPIRED DECEMBER 31, 1982, PURSUANT TO § 28.656. ON DECEMBER 31, 1982, THIS SECTION WAS AMENDED BY ACT 494 OF 1982, EFFECTIVE MARCH 30, 1983 *****

28.653 Duties of board.

Sec. 3.

The board shall:

(a) Submit rules for public hearing within 2 years after the effective date of section 7 which set forth a method of evaluating fire service delivery systems and establish a fire service classification scale. The fire service classification scale may include the following factors:

(i) Available water supply.

(ii) Fire prevention programs and activities.

(iii) Organized fire department administration.

(iv) Fire fighting equipment and apparatus.

(v) Organized fire department training.

(vi) Fire losses.

(vii) Fire prevention code and fire prevention code enforcement.

(viii) Fire incident reporting and fire investigation.

(ix) Fire alarm systems.

(x) Building construction code and building construction code enforcement.

(xi) Communications.

(xii) Personnel.

(xiii) Mutual aid.

(xiv) Fire suppression systems.

(xv) Other fire service delivery technology.

(b) Review any other fire service classification scale upon written request by a municipality.

(c) At least annually, present to the legislature and the commissioner of insurance a report of the board's activities and recommendations under this act.

(d) Develop a system within 5 years after the effective date of this amendatory act which will enable the board to evaluate the extent of compliance with Act No. 207 of the Public Acts of 1941, as amended, being sections 29.1 to 29.25 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, of each building inspected under Act No. 207 of the Public Acts of 1941, as amended. The state fire marshal shall provide the board with current inspection results to assist the board in the development of this system.

History: 1976, Act 340, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1976


Am. 1982, Act 494, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Compiler's Notes: Act 340 of 1976 expired December 31, 1982, pursuant to MCL 28.656, as amended by Act 20 of 1979. On December 31, 1982, this section was amended by Act 494 of 1982, effective March 30, 1983.

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