Sections 429.41 and 633.206, F.S., require the Division of State Fire Marshal to establish uniform firesafety standards for assisted living facilities using the current editions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, Life Safety ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Division of State Fire Marshal

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    69A-40.038Fire Exit Drills in Non-Legacy Facilities

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: Sections 429.41 and 633.206, F.S., require the Division of State Fire Marshal to establish uniform firesafety standards for assisted living facilities using the current editions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, Life Safety Code®, and NFPA 101A, Guide to Alternative Approaches to Life Safety. The proposed rule will require a non-legacy facility to comply with the fire exit drill requirements of the occupancy classification as designated by the local authority having jurisdiction mandated in the current editions of the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®, and NFPA 101A, Guide on Alternative Approaches to Life Safety.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Fire exit drills in non-legacy facilities.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 429.41, 633.104, 633.206 FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 429.41, 633.206 FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: August 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

    PLACE: The Atrium, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 325 John Knox Road, Tallahassee, FL

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Belinda Chukes at (850)413-3619 or Belinda.Chukes@myfloridacfo.com If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Casia Sinco, Chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Division of State Fire Marshal, 200 E. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342, (850)413-3620, or Casia.Sinco@myfloridacfo.com.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS: A copy of the proposed rule is also available at: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/GeneralCounsel/RuleWorkshopMeetings/default.asp.

Document Information

Subject:
Fire exit drills in non-legacy facilities.
Purpose:
Sections 429.41 and 633.206, F.S., require the Division of State Fire Marshal to establish uniform firesafety standards for assisted living facilities using the current editions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, Life Safety Code®, and NFPA 101A, Guide to Alternative Approaches to Life Safety. The proposed rule will require a non-legacy facility to comply with the fire exit drill requirements of the occupancy classification as designated by the local authority having ...
Rulemaking Authority:
429.41, 633.104, 633.206 FS.
Law:
429.41, 633.206 FS.
Contact:
Casia Sinco, Chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Division of State Fire Marshal, 200 E. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342, (850)413-3620, or Casia.Sinco@myfloridacfo.com.
Related Rules: (1)
69A-40.038.