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Statutes Relevant to the Office of the Fire Marshal

 

 

 

Life Safety Code

Overall, the Office of the State Fire Marshal enforces the 2000 edition of the "Life Safety Code" as published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 101).

 

PART 100 Fire Prevention and Safety, Illinois Rules for Life Safety Code (Printable Version, Updated 6/14/10)


  What is the State Fire Code? [PDF, 248Kb]

 

  Municipal Notice Regarding the Applicability for the Life Safety Code [PDF, 319Kb]

 

 

Each Fire Marshal division is listed below along with the statutes that pertain that division.

 

Arson Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Arson and Aggravated Arson, Defined 720 ILCS 5/20-1
Arson Fines (Receipt, Use, and Distribution to Districts) 730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.12
Burn Injury Reporting Act (Oral Reporting, Report Contents, Confidentiality, Public Information) 425 ILCS 7/5 (b) - 30
Criminal Damage of Fire Fighting Apparatus, Hydrants, or Equipment. 720 ILCS 5/21-1.1
Damage and Trespass to Property 720 ILCS 5/21-1
Fire Investigation Act 425 ILCS 25
Peace Officer Fire Investigation Act (Arson Investigators) 20 ILCS 2910/1 (b)
Possession Of Explosive Or Incendiary Devices. 720 ILCS 5/20-2

 

 

Boilers Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Repairer Regulation Act 225 ILCS 203/40; 45; 50
Boiler And Pressure Vessel Safety Act 430 ILCS 75/10

 

 

Elevator Safety Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Elevator Safety and Regulation Act 225 ILCS 312/1

 

 

Executive

Description Statute Reference & Link
Ambulance Revolving Loan Program 20 ILCS 3501/825-85
Cigarette Fire Safety Standards (Testing; Certification; Notification; Marking of Package) 425 ILCS 8/20 (c) - 40
Hazardous Material Emergency Response Reimbursement Act (Administrative Panel) 430 ILCS 55/7
Hazardous Material Emergency Response Reimbursement Act (Application for Reimburse) 430 ILCS 55/5

 

 

Fire Prevention Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Fire Equipment Distributor & Employee Regulation Act of 2011 225 ILCS 217
Fire Protection Standards for Telecommunications Facility 220 ILCS 45
Fire Sprinkler Contractor Licensing Act (License Revoke/Refuse) 225 ILCS 317/70
Fire Sprinkler Dormitory Act (Revolving Loan Program) 110 ILCS 47
Identifies Individuals the OSFM Delegates Its Authority To Conduct School Inspections 105 ILCS 5/2-3.12
Pyrotechnic Distributor & Operator Licensing Act 225 ILCS 227
Pyrotechnic Use Act 425 ILCS 35/4.1
School Safety Drill Act 105 ILCS 128/30 - 40

 

 

Personnel, Standards, and Education Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Il Fire Protection Training (Training Expenses, Rules) 50 ILCS 740/Section 10
50 ILCS 740/Section 11

 

 

Petroleum and Chemical Safety Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Gasoline Storage Act 430 ILCS 15
Petroleum Equipment Contractors Act 225 ILCS 729
Section of the Environmental Protection Act pertaining to Underground Storage Tanks 415 ILCS 5/57

 

 

Public Education Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
State Fire Marshal Act (Equipment Exchange Program) 20 ILCS 2905-2.5
Use Of Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund 625 ILCS 5/3-634 (d) & (e)

 

Tech Services Division

Description Statute Reference & Link
Compliance Standards For LPG 430 ILCS 5
Fire Truck Revolving Loan Program 20 ILCS 3501/825-80
Small Fire-fighting and Ambulance Service Equipment Grant Program 20 ILCS 2905/2.7