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Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1307, Elevators and Related Devices

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry requests comments on its possible amendment to Minnesota Rules, chapter 1307, “Elevators and Related Devices.” The existing Minnesota Rules chapter 1307 incorporates chapter 30 of the 2012 edition of the International Building Code (IBC) and incorporates by reference several standards published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The Department is considering rule amendments to update several ASME codes and standards and repeal Minnesota Rules, part 1307.0095, “Chapter 30 of the International Building Code; Elevators and Conveying Systems.” The Department intends to incorporate Chapter 30 by reference in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1305, “Adoption of the International Building Code” during its adoption of the 2018 IBC. The Department is also considering any other amendments that are necessary to administer and enforce the Minnesota Elevator Code.

Published notices and comment periods

Availability of rule draft(s) and statement of need and reasonableness

Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing

DLI received three requests for hearing from:  Ryan Herzig and Matthew W. Larson. Because there are fewer than 25 hearing requests, the hearing scheduled for March 9, 2020, is cancelled.   

ALJ reports

To be determined.

Orders

Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

The Department of Labor and Industry is proposing to adopt rule amendments that adopt updated editions of several codes and standards for elevators and related devices published by ASME and any other amendments necessary to administer and enforce the code for elevators and related devices. Comments on the proposed rules must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020. 

Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted

To be determined.

Written comments, questions and requests

Contact person for procedural questions and to submit comments:  

Amanda Spuckler

Email:  dli.rules@state.mn.us

Phone:  651-284-5006

Fax:  651-284-5749

Contact the persons above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.