CHAPTER 184

(SB 38)

Boiler operation certificate inspection fee increased.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  increase the annual operation certificate fee for certain boilers.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That § 34-29A-35.1 be amended to read as follows:

     34-29A-35.1.   The owner or user of a boiler required by this chapter to be inspected by the chief inspector, or a deputy inspector, shall pay directly to the State of South Dakota through the Office of the State Fire Marshal, upon completion of the inspection, fees in accordance with the following schedule:

             (1)      Power boilers and high pressure, high temperature water boilers:

Certificate Inspections

        Boilers of 50 sq. ft. of heating surface or less

$30.00

        Boilers over 50 sq. ft. of heating surface and

            less than 4,000 sq. ft. of heating surface

40.00

        Boilers of 4,000 sq. ft. of heating surface or more

            and less than 10,000 sq. ft of heating surface

50.00

        Boilers of 10,000 sq. ft. of heating surface or more

60.00

External Inspections

        Boilers of 50 sq. ft. of heating surface or less

15.00

        Boilers over 50 sq. ft. of heating surface

25.00

             (2)      Heating boilers:

Certificate Inspections

        Heating boilers without a manhole

20.00

        Heating boilers with a manhole

30.00

        Hot water supply boilers

10.00

             (3)      All owners, users, or insurers of qualified boilers shall pay an annual operation certificate fee if the boiler is inspected by a state inspector or a special inspector.

        Operation certificate
15.00 20.00


     In addition to the operation certificate fee required in this section, and, except as provided for in §§ 34-29A-36 and 34-29A-37, no owner, user, or insurer of a boiler which is subject to inspection by the Department of Public Safety may be required to pay more than one certificate inspection fee and one external inspection fee, per boiler, in a twelve-month period.

     Signed February 15, 2006
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