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09.17.01 - Board of Stationary Engineers - Pending Regulations

 

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 40, ISSUE 7,
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 17 BOARD OF STATIONARY ENGINEER

09.17.01 General Regulations

Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article,  §6.5-205, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action
[13-092-P]

The Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers proposes to adopt new Regulations .01—.03 under a new chapter, COMAR 09.17.01 General Regulations. This action was considered at a public meeting of the Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers held on February 19, 2013, notice of which was given by publication in 40:1 Md. R. 51 (January 11, 2013), pursuant to State Government Article, §10-506(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to establish by regulation general requirements that a licensee be familiar with the laws and regulations applicable to the provision of stationary engineering services; that a time limit within which an applicant for licensure must submit a license application after successful completion of a license examination in order for the examination results to remain valid; and that a licensee display a current license, affix a current photograph to the license, and have available a valid government-issued photographic identification for boilers that require certification.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Gae Herzberger, Administrative Aide, Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers, Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, 500 North Calvert Street, Room 302, Baltimore, MD 21202, or call 410-230-6163, or email to gherzberger@dllr.state.md.us, or fax to 410-333-6314. Comments will be accepted through June 10, 2013. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

Open Meeting

Final action on the proposal will be considered by Maryland Board of Stationary Engineers during a public meeting to be held on June 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., at the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, 500 North Calvert Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, Maryland 21202.

.01 Responsibilities of Licensee.
  A licensee shall be familiar with and comply with the laws and regulations governing the provision of stationary engineer services.

.02 Application for Licensure.
  A. An applicant who has successfully completed a license examination shall apply for licensure, and pay all applicable fees, within 2 years of successfully completing the license examination in order for the applicant’s test results to remain valid.
  B. An applicant who successfully completed a license examination more than 2 years before the effective date of this regulation shall apply for licensure, and pay all applicable fees, no later than December 31, 2013 in order for the applicant’s test results to remain valid.

.03 Boiler Certification.
If a boiler certification is required, a licensee shall: 
  A. Display conspicuously a current and valid license of each individual assigned to oversee a boiler:
    (1) Near the regulated machinery; or
    (2) With the certificate of inspection for the regulated machinery;
  B. Affix a current photograph to the license; and
  C. Have available at all times valid government-issued photographic identification.

HAROLD E. NORRIS
Chairman
Board of Stationary Engineers