2015 Mississippi Code
Title 75 - REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE AND INVESTMENTS
Chapter 49 - FACTORY-BUILT HOMES
§ 75-49-11 - Administration of chapter
The commissioner, acting through the Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal and the Factory Built Division of the Insurance Department, is hereby charged with the administration of this chapter. The commissioner may make and amend, alter or repeal, general rules and regulations of procedure for carrying into effect all provisions of this chapter, for obtaining statistical data respecting manufactured, mobile and modular homes, for establishing bonding and insurance requirements for the licensure of manufacturers, modular contractors, developer retailers and transporters or installers of factory-built homes, and to prescribe means, methods and practices to make effective such provisions, and he may make such investigations and inspection as in his judgment are necessary to enforce and administer this chapter.
The commissioner is authorized and empowered to require each manufacturer, modular contractor, developer, retailer and transporter or installer of factory-built homes to establish and maintain such records, make such reports and provide such information as he may reasonably require to determine whether the manufacturer, modular contractor, developer, retailer, transporter or installer has acted or is acting in compliance with this chapter and the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended (42 USCS 5401 et seq.) and as amended by the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, and other rules and regulations prescribed according to this chapter. The commissioner, or a person duly designated by the commissioner, is authorized to inspect appropriate books, papers, records and documents of any manufacturer, modular contractor, developer, retailer, transporter or installer of factory-built homes which are relevant to determining if the licensee has acted or is acting in compliance with this chapter and the Federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (24 CFR Section 3280) and other rules and regulations prescribed according to this chapter.
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