DFS Rule Hearing

Dec 29, 2009

To conform to law passed in 2006, the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal will consider proposed Rules to extend the compliance date of Section 399.15, Florida Statutes (also known as Florida’s “Elevator Safety Act”) to October 1, 2009. To view the Rule Hearing Notice, click here.

Passed in 2001, the Elevator Safety Act requires that, in fire emergency situations, certain building elevators within each of Florida’s seven emergency response regions must operate with one master elevator key.

The proposed Rules to be considered are:

If a Rule Hearing is requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the agency head, one will be held at the date, time, and place shown below:

Date: Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Place: Third Floor Conference Room, The Atrium Building, 325 John Knox Road, Tallahassee