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92_HB1786 LRB9207365EGfg 1 AN ACT in relation to fire protection. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The State Fire Marshal Act is amended by 5 changing Section 2 as follows: 6 (20 ILCS 2905/2) (from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 2) 7 Sec. 2. The Office shall have the following powers and 8 duties: 9 1. To exercise the rights, powers and duties which have 10 been vested by law in the Department of State Police as the 11 successor of the Department of Public Safety, State Fire 12 Marshal, deputy State Fire Marshal, inspectors, officers and 13 employees of the State Fire Marshal, including arson 14 investigation. 15 2. To keep a record, as may be required by law, of all 16 fires occurring in the State, together with all facts, 17 statistics and circumstances, including the origin of fires. 18 3. To exercise the rights, powers and duties which have 19 been vested in the Department of State Police by the "Boiler 20 and Pressure Vessel Safety Act", approved August 7, 1951, as 21 amended. 22 4. To administer the Illinois Fire Protection Training 23 Act. 24 5. To aid in the establishment and maintenance of the 25 training facilities and programs of the Illinois Fire Service 26 Institute. 27 6. To disburse Federal grants for fire protection 28 purposes to units of local government. 29 7. To pay to or in behalf of the City of Chicago for the 30 maintenance, expenses, facilities and structures directly 31 incident to the Chicago Fire Department training program. -2- LRB9207365EGfg 1 Such payments may be made either as reimbursements for 2 expenditures previously made by the City, or as payments at 3 the time the City has incurred an obligation which is then 4 due and payable for such expenditures. Payments for the 5 Chicago Fire Department training program shall be made only 6 for those expenditures which are not claimable by the City 7 under "An Act relating to fire protection training", 8 certified November 9, 1971, as amended. 9 8. To administer General Revenue Fund grants to areas 10 not located in a fire protection district or in a 11 municipality which provides fire protection services, to 12 defray the organizational expenses of forming a fire 13 protection district. 14 9. In cooperation with the Illinois Environmental 15 Protection Agency, to administer the Illinois Leaking 16 Underground Storage Tank program in accordance with Section 4 17 of this Act and Section 22.12 of the Environmental Protection 18 Act. 19 10. To expend State and federal funds as appropriated by 20 the General Assembly. 21 11. To provide technical assistance, to areas not 22 located in a fire protection district or in a municipality 23 which provides fire protection service, to form a fire 24 protection district, to join an existing district, or to 25 establish a municipal fire department, whichever is 26 applicable. 27 12. To adopt rules or guidelines specifying the 28 preferred manner of listing fire department emergency 29 telephone numbers in telephone books. In adopting these 30 rules or guidelines, the State Fire Marshal shall take into 31 consideration the fire department rating practices of the 32 insurance industry. 33 13. To exercise such other powers and duties as may be 34 vested in the Office by law. -3- LRB9207365EGfg 1 (Source: P.A. 86-761.) 2 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 3 becoming law.
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