MANUFACTURED HOME QUALITY-NEW
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Manufactured Home Quality Assurance Act, to be
administered by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the
Department is responsible for enforcing mobile home setup standards.
Requires that a mobile home manufacturer be licensed to sell a mobile
home that is to be installed in this State. Provides that after
December 31, 2002, a licensed mobile home installer must supervise the
installation of a mobile home. Provides that a mobile home installer
who has satisfactorily completed a course approved by the Department
before January 1, 2002 does not have to take any additional course of
study or training to qualify for a license. Authorizes the Department
of Public Health to issue licenses to manufacturers and installers.
Provides for the deposit of licensing fees into the Facility Licensing
Fund. Requires the Department to serve as a liaison between the
State, mobile home park owners and tenants, and mobile home
manufacturers, dealers, and installers. Creates the Manufactured
Housing Quality Assurance Board to advise the Department. Does not
require a person who installs a mobile home on his or her own property
outside a mobile home park to obtain an installer's license. Preempts
home rule powers, except that the Act does not apply to a home rule
municipality with a population over 1,000,000. Effective January 1,
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In the list of persons between whom the Department of Public
Health is to serve as a liaison, replaces "tenants of mobile home
parks" with "purchasers of mobile homes". Provides that the Governor,
instead of the Department of Public Health, is to appoint members of
the Manufactured Housing Quality Assurance Board.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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