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PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department received a Petition for Rulemaking from the Florida Association for Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc., requesting an amendment to subparagraph 69A-38.020(3)(c)2., F.A.C., by changing its application from group home facilities serving five or fewer clients to those serving six or fewer clients. The effect would be to reduce the fire protection requirements for group home facilities currently serving six clients.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Life safety during fire and other emergencies in residential developmental disabilities facilities required to be licensed by the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities, pursuant to Section 393.067, F.S.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 633.01(1) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 633.022(1)(b) FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: Community Room, Jimmy B. Keel Library, 2902 W. Bearss Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33618
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Jim Goodloe, Chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Jim.Goodloe@myfloridacfo.com (850)413-3620. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jim Goodloe, Chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Jim.Goodloe@myfloridacfo.com (850)413-3620
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.