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Colorado Revised Statutes Title 9. Safety Industrial and Commercial § 9-5.5-112. Compliance--rules

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(1) The administrator shall promulgate rules for the construction, alteration, repair, service, and maintenance of conveyances. Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, such rules shall conform to the following standards:

(a) ASCE 21;

(b) ASME A17.1;

(c) ASME A17.3;  and

(d) ASME A18.1.

(2)(a) The administrator shall determine whether a local jurisdiction's standards are equal to or greater than those of this article. If so, then the administrator shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with the local jurisdiction that approves the jurisdiction's authority to regulate conveyances.

(b) The administrator may establish a schedule for a local jurisdiction to adopt updated standards, equaling or exceeding the standards imposed under subsection (1) of this section, which shall be adopted within a reasonable amount of time as needed for a local jurisdiction to update its standards.

(3)(a)(I) Except as provided in subparagraph (II) of this paragraph (a), the administrator shall promulgate rules exempting a conveyance installed before July 1, 2008, from compliance with ASME A17.3 until approval is required by section 9-5.5-113 for substantial alteration or remodeling of the conveyance.

(II) The administrator shall, in cooperation with local jurisdictions, promulgate rules that authorize the administrator or a local jurisdiction to require an elevator to comply with any portion of ASME A17.3 necessary to protect against a material risk to the public safety.

(b) In promulgating the rules required by subsection (1) of this section, the administrator may adopt changes to the standards listed in subsection (1) of this section that the administrator deems to be in the public interest, including, without limitation, adopting modifications to, changing the applicability of, exempting conveyances from, changing inspector witnessing requirements of, and defining events that trigger the applicability of all or a portion of the standards.

Cite this article: - Colorado Revised Statutes Title 9. Safety Industrial and Commercial § 9-5.5-112. Compliance--rules - last updated January 01, 2022 |

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