FIRE PREVENTION CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 207 of 1941
29.1c Bureau of fire services; duties; powers.
(1) The bureau shall do all of the following:
(a) Serve as a focal point for matters relating to fire services in this state.
(b) Coordinate with the fire investigation unit of the department of state police activities relating to fire investigations, fire investigator training, and the provision of related assistance to local law enforcement and fire service agencies.
(c) Provide forms that cities, villages, and townships may use to grant permits for fireworks under section 243b of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.243b.
(2) The bureau may do 1 or more of the following:
(a) Establish a program for the reporting and central compilation of fire service personnel credentials, including, but not limited to, qualifications, tests, examinations, certifications, educational experience, and training.
(b) Participate in the child fire setting and juvenile arson program.
(c) Participate in the national fire incident reporting system.
(d) Operate an accelerant detecting canine program.
(e) All other things necessary to achieve the objectives and purposes of the bureau under this act and other laws that relate to the purposes and responsibilities of the bureau.
(3) The state fire marshal may organize or reorganize the bureau and appoint deputies, assistants, and employees with titles, powers, and duties related to the administration and enforcement of this act.
History: Add. 2006, Act 189, Imd. Eff. June 19, 2006
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain authority, powers, functions, and responsibilities of the state fire marshal and the fire marshal division of the department of state police to the director of the department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.
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