2019 Mississippi Code
Title 45 - Public Safety and Good Order
Chapter 45 - Mississippi Conveyance Safety Act
§ 45-45-13. Promulgation of regulations for equipment, fees and licenses regulated by chapter
(1) The Commissioner of Insurance shall promulgate regulations for the equipment, fees and licenses regulated by this chapter. The regulations shall consider the latest Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.1/CSA B44; the Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.3; the Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7, the Safety Standards for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, ASME A18.1; and Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors, ASME QEI-1.
(2) The licensing authority shall consult with engineering authorities and organizations that are concerned with standard safety codes, the rules and regulations governing the operation, maintenance, servicing, construction, alteration, installation, and inspection of conveyances and the qualifications that are adequate, reasonable and necessary for licensing as an elevator mechanic, contractor and inspector.
(3) Exceptions and variances from the literal requirements of applicable standards and regulations may be granted in cases where an exception or variance would not jeopardize the public safety and welfare.