TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Fire 100ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

††††††††† PART Fire 101DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.01Appointment

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.02Candidate

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.03Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.04Chair

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.05Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.06Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.07Course

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.08Curricula

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.09Days

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.10Director

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.11Discharge

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.12Division

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.13Effective Date

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.14Fire Department

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.15Fire Service Personnel

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.16Full-Time Career Fire Personnel

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.17Hiring Authority

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.18Mental Disorder

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.19Mentor

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.20Module

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.21Petition

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.22Promotion

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.23Resignation

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.24Subject Matter Expert

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.25Student

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.26Termination

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 101.27Training Outline

 

††††††††† PART Fire 102COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 102.01Composition of the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 102.02Duties of the Commission

 

††††††††† PART Fire 103ACCESS TO INFORMATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 103.01Requests for Information

 

CHAPTER Fire 200PETITIONS AND HEARING PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES

††††††††† PART Fire 201GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR PETITIONS AND HEARINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.01Applicability

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.02Presiding Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.03Waiver

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.04Computation of Time Periods

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.05Filing of Documents

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 201.06Action on Petitions

 

††††††††† PART Fire 202PETITIONS OF COMPLAINT

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.01Investigations of Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.02Informal Settlements and Uncontested Cases

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.03Contested Cases

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.04Continuances

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.05Representation of Parties

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.06Discovery

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.07Role of Complainants

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.08Intervenors

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.09Division Staff

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.10Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.11Oaths or Affirmations

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.12Applicable Rules of Evidence

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.13Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.14Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.15Rendering a Decision

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.16Record

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.17Transcripts

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.18Reopening of Cases

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 202.19Appeal of Administrative Action

 

††††††††† PART Fire 203PETITION FOR ADOPTION, AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF A RULE

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 203.01Petitions for Rulemaking

Section Fire 203.02Commission Action Upon Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of a Rule Petition

 

††††††††† PART Fire 204DECLARATORY RULINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 204.01Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 204.02Commission Action Upon Petition

 

††††††††† PART Fire 205RULEMAKING HEARINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.01Scope

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.02Notice

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.03Presiding Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.04Order of the Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.05Postponement and Continuations

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 205.06Written Comments

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 2065.07Copies of Tapes

 

††††††††† PART Fire 206EXPLANATION OF RULE

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 206.01Request for Rule Explanation

 

CHAPTER Fire 300CONDUCT OF MEETINGS

††††††††† PART Fire 301MEETINGS OF THE COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 301.01Chair of the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 301.02Robertís Rules of Order

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 301.03Public Participation

 

CHAPTER Fire 400MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

††††††††† PART Fire 401GENERAL INFORMATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 401.01Eligibility of Certification

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 401.02Methods of Completing Certification Courses

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 401.03Distinction Between Course Completion and Certification

 

††††††††† PART Fire 402CURRICULA

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 402.01Commission Approval

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 402.02Public Review

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 402.03Minimum Information Required for Curricula Approval

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 402.04Curricula for Special Training Needs

 

††††††††† PART Fire 403CERTIFICATION TESTING

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.01Certification Testing Generally

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.02Scope of Testing

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.03Minimum Scores Required

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.04Commission Approval of Tests

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.05Administration of Testing

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.06Invalidation

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 403.07Retesting

 

††††††††† PART Fire 404INSTRUCTORS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 404.01General Requirements for Instructors

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 404.02Initial Minimum Standards for State Instructors

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 404.03Performance Evaluations

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 404.04State Instructors:Maintenance of Status

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 404.05Subject Matter Experts

 

††††††††† PART Fire 405TRANSFER OF CREDIT AND CERTIFICATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 405.01Reciprocity

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 405.02Reciprocity and Challenges

 

CHAPTER Fire 500OWNERSHIP AND REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATES

††††††††† PART Fire 501OWNERSHIP AND REVOCATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 501.01Ownership of Certificates

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 501.02Suspension

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 501.03Revocation

 

CHAPTER Fire 600MANDATORY STANDARDS AND NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRE SERVICE PERSONNEL

††††††††† PART Fire 601NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF ALL APPOINTED FULL-TIME CAREER FIRE SERVICE PERSONNEL

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 601.01Fire Department Notification of Employment

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 601.02Fire Department Notification of Termination

 

††††††††† PART Fire 602NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF ALL FIRE SERVICE PERSONNEL

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 602.01Annual Submittal of Fire Department Roster of Fire Service Personnel

 

CHAPTER Fire 700MANDATORY STANDARDS FOR APPOINTMENT OF FULL-TIME CAREER FIRE SERVICE PERSONNEL

††††††††† PART Fire 701MANDATORY HIRING STANDARDS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 701.01 Full-time Career Fire Service Personnel Entrance Requirement

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 701.02Full-time Career Fire Service Personnel Level of Training Required

 

††††††††† PART Fire 702PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTS REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 702.01Physical Ability Test

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 702.02Acrophobia Test

 

††††††††† PART Fire 703TRANSFERS/LAPSE IN SERVICE

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 703.01Transfers

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 703.02Lapse in Service

 

††††††††† PART Fire 704WAIVERS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 704.01Request for Waiver

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 704.02Determination of Waiver

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 704.03Duration of Waiver

 

††††††††† PART Fire 705RENEWAL

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 705.01Lapse in Service

 

CHAPTER Fire 800ALLEGED CHEATING INCIDENTS, ALL TESTS

††††††††† PART Fire 801ALLEGATIONS OF CHEATING

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 801.01Students Caught Cheating

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 801.02Settlement of Cheating Complaints

 

CHAPTER Fire 900COMMISSION APPROVED ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

††††††††† PART Fire 901STUDENT BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Fire 901.01Training Program Admittance Requirements