(1) Any boiler inspector‘s, special inspector’s, owner-user inspector’s, or owner‘s piping inspector’s appointment or commission may be suspended or revoked by the department, after due investigation and hearing thereon, for the incompetence or untrustworthiness of the holder thereof, or for willful falsification of any matter or statement contained in his or her application or in a report of any inspection made by him or her. Written notice of and an opportunity for a hearing on any suspension or revocation under this subsection shall be given by the department to the inspector, and in the case of a special boiler inspector, also to his or her employer in accordance with the provisions of KRS Chapter 13B.
(2) A person whose appointment or commission has been suspended shall be entitled to apply to the commissioner, after ninety (90) days from the date of the suspension, for reinstatement of the appointment or commission.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 236.100

  • boiler: shall include fired units for heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves:
    (a) "Power boiler" means a boiler in which steam or other vapor is generated at a pressure of more than fifteen (15) pounds per square inch gauge. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Boiler inspector: means a duly authorized employee of the department who is charged with the responsibility of inspecting boilers and pressure vessels and with the enforcement of the state boiler laws. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Department: means the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Special boiler inspector: means any person employed by an insurance company authorized to insure boilers and pressure vessels in the Commonwealth and who holds a commission as provided in KRS 236. See Kentucky Statutes 236.010

(3) Any willful falsification of an application or inspection report shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall subject the inspector or special inspector to the penalties provided in KRS 236.990.
Effective: July 12, 2012
History: Amended 2012 Ky. Acts ch. 14, sec. 11, effective July 12, 2012. — Amended
2010 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 523, effective July 15, 2010. — Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 318, sec. 154, effective July 15, 1996. — Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 207, sec.
11, effective July 15, 1980. — Created 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 89, sec. 10.