Terms Used In Florida Statutes 633.346

  • Board: means the Florida Fire Safety Board. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Services. See Florida Statutes 633.102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

(1) If the State Fire Marshal, in the course of its activities pursuant to s. 633.104(2), determines that an alarm system contractor or a certified unlimited electrical contractor working with an alarm system has violated any provision of this chapter or the rules of the State Fire Marshal, the State Fire Marshal shall have jurisdiction, notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, to order corrective action by the alarm system contractor or the certified unlimited electrical contractor to bring the alarm system into compliance with applicable standards set forth in this chapter and the rules of the State Fire Marshal.
(2) Any order issued by the State Fire Marshal shall comply with the provisions of chapter 120 and allow a reasonable time for corrective action to be completed.
(3) The Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Electrical Contractors’ Licensing Board may participate, at their discretion, but not as a party, in any proceedings relating to corrective action.
(4) The State Fire Marshal shall adopt standards, by rule, for the installation, maintenance, alteration, repair, monitoring, inspection, replacement, or servicing of fire alarms and fire alarm systems.