Chapter 289

2007 -- H 5681 SUBSTITUTE A

Enacted 07/06/07


A N  A C T



     Introduced By: Representative Stephen R. Ucci

     Date Introduced: February 28, 2007


It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:


     SECTION 1. Section 28-25-9 of the General Laws in Chapter 28-25 entitled "Boiler

Inspection and Pressure Vessels" is hereby amended to read as follows:


     28-25-9. Formulation and adoption of codes, rules, and regulations. -- The code

commission for occupational safety and health shall formulate and/or adopt a code of rules and

regulations for the construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, repair, alteration, and

operation of boilers and pressure vessels. Codes adopted and enforced shall be the standard code

of rules as published and enunciated by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the

National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors and any amendments to them, as were in

effect as of January 1, 2007. Subsequent amendments to the state code shall be effective only

after complying with the provisions of the Rhode Island Administrative Procedures Act. Codes

relating to controls, safety devices, and appurtenances shall follow ASME CSD-1 or the NFPA --

85 Series, as applicable. Additional regulations and standards pursuant to the commissioning of

authorized inspectors, formulation of fee structure for inspection and certification of boilers and

pressure vessels, and/or review of operations shall be adopted in keeping with the appropriate



     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.



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