Fire Prevention Code (Excerpt) Act 207 Of 1941

Published: 2015

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Act 207 of 1941

29.7b Tents; requirements for resistance to fire; exceptions; camping tentage of new manufacture.

Sec. 7b.

(1) The following items shall meet the appropriate requirements for resistance to fire prescribed in the standard methods of fire tests for flame-resistant textiles, films, national fire protection association No. 701-1969:

(a) A tent which may be occupied or furnished for public assembly by 50 or more people.

(b) A tent in which animals are stabled for public exhibition or sale.

(c) A tent located within a building used by the public.

(d) All tarpaulins and decorative material used in connection with any of the above.

(2) A safety net or tent used for recreational camping is exempt from this section.

(3) After October 1, 1975, all camping tentage of new manufacture sold in this state shall comply with the provisions for resistance to fire as prescribed in the specification for flame-resistant materials used in camping tentage, canvas products association international-84, 1974, or another nationally recognized standard that is acceptable to the director.

History: Add. 1972, Act 131, Imd. Eff. May 11, 1972


Am. 1972, Act 269, Imd. Eff. Oct. 11, 1972


Am. 1973, Act 4, Imd. Eff. Mar. 29, 1973


Am. 1975, Act 172, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1975
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain authority, powers, functions, and responsibilities of the state fire marshal and the fire marshal division of the department of state police to the director of the department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.

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