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      RS 23:541     


§541. Fees for inspection

           A. The owner or user of a boiler required by this Part to be inspected by the assistant secretary or his representative shall pay to the assistant secretary an inspection fee based on the following schedule:

           (1)      Potable-water boilers                 $ 15.00

           (2)      Heating boilers                           $ 35.00

           (3)      Power boilers

                                                                         External                   Internal

                      (a)   100 sq. ft. or less

                              heating surface                  $ 20.00                    $   50.00

                      (b)   Over 100 sq. ft. and

                              not exceeding 1000

                              sq. ft. heating surface        $ 35.00                   $   75.00

                      (c)   Over 1000 sq. ft.

                              heating surface                  $ 70.00                   $ 150.00

           (4)      Electric boilers                           $ 30.00                   $   50.00

           (5)      Coil-type steam generators        $ 50.00

           (6)      Special inspections

                      (a)   $300.00 and expenses

                              for up to one-half day        $ 250.00*

                      (b)   $600.00 and expenses

                              for one day                         $ 500.00*

           (7)      Quality control program


                      (a)   Boiler and pressure vessel

                              manufacturers and repair


                              (1)         $250.00 and expenses

                                            for up to one-half day

                              (2)         $400.00 and expenses

                                            for one day

                      (b)   Safety valve assembly and

                              repair organizations

                              (1)         $250.00 and expenses

                                            for up to one-half day

                              (2)         $400.00 and expenses

                                            for one day

           (8)      Nuclear surveys

(a)$250.00 and expenses for up to

                              one-half day

(b)$500.00 and expenses for one day

           B. Failure to pay any of the inspection fees herein provided within thirty days from the date of the inspection will subject the owner or user, or the person requesting the special inspection, as the case may be, to a penalty of twenty-five per centum of the original amount of the inspection fee.

           C. The fees for inspection provided for in this Section are intended to defray the cost of employment of boiler and pressure vessel inspectors and the same shall be retained and disbursed by the assistant secretary for this purpose.

           D. Any provision herein contained or in other laws to the contrary notwithstanding, the provisions of this Section shall not be applicable to commercial potable-water boilers of fifty gallon capacity or less.

           E. The manufacturer of a boiler or pressure vessel required by this Part to be inspected shall pay to the assistant secretary an inspection fee for the ASME, or National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors "Shop Reviews for Certificate of Authorization", or both, in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars per location review.

           Amended by Acts 1968, No. 437, §1; Acts 1975, No. 240, §1; Acts 1980, No. 446, §1; Acts 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 8, §1; Acts 1986, No. 1011, §1; Acts 1999, No. 346, §1, eff. June 16, 1999; Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 90, §1.

           *As appears in enrolled bill.

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