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Fire Protection Advisory Council

Active dates:1992 - 2014
Function: Advises the Commissioner of Public Safety on matters within the council's expertise or under the regulation of the Commissioner.
History: Name changed from Advisory Council on Fire Protection Systems (1998 Minn. Laws Chap. 367 Art. 11. Sec. 5). The 1998 law also removed the Commissioner of Labor and Industry (or designee) as a member of the Council.

The Fire Protection Advisory Council was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for the council to be repealed and 2014 Minn. Laws Chap. 286 Art. 6 Sec. 9 contained the repeal.
Membership: As of 2012, nine members. The Commissioner of Public Safety or desginee; two licensed fire protection contractors or fulltime managing employees; two journeymen sprinkler fitters; one State Fire Chief's Association member; one Fire Marshall Association of MN member; one certified building official; and one general public member.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 1998.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 01/15/2015

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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