FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTOR LIC
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Fire Sprinkler Contractor Licensing Act. Authorizes
the State Fire Marshal to regulate persons who hold themselves out to
be in the business of or contract to install or repair a fire
sprinkler system. Imposes licensure requirements. Imposes criminal
and civil penalties for violations of the Act. Provides for deposit of
fees and fines into the Fire Prevention Fund. Preempts home rule.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes a technical change.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes references to "point of service". Changes the provision
requiring separate licensure for persons or businesses engaged in the
installation of sprinkler systems only in single family or multiple
family residential dwellings to exempt those persons or businesses
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1. (Tabled May 9, 2002)
Deletes everything but the short title of the new Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that a fire sprinkler system may have a backflow
detection system (in place of a backflow prevention device) installed
by a licensed plumber before the fire sprinkler system connection to
the water service.
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends that, in the City of Chicago, all fire sprinkler
systems shall have a double detector check assembly (rather than the
backflow prevention device required elsewhere) installed by a licensed
plumber before the fire sprinkler system connection to the water
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0871
Last action date: JAN-03-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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