Skip to main content

Proposed Rule Changes

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Repeal of Furniture Fire Safety Regulations (Part 300)

The proposed rules will repeal the rules in response to federal rulemaking and recent statutory updates. See the link to the proposed rules below for additional details.

OSFM will be accepting comments during the 45-day public comment period from October 27, 2023 through December 11, 2023. 

Comments may be sent in writing to:

Katherine Nunes

Attn: Part 300 Rules

Office of the State Fire Marshal

555 W. Monroe St., Suite 1300-N

Chicago, IL  60661

 

OSFM 41 Part 300 First Notice and Proposed Repealer

Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel's Proposed Changes to the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Rules (Part 2120)

These proposed rules update the national technical codes incorporated by reference in these rules. See the link to the proposed rules below for additional details.

OSFM will be accepting comments during the 45-day public comment period from October 27, 2023 through December 11, 2023. 

Comments may be sent in writing to:

Ashley Vincent

Legal Division

Attn: Part 2120 Rules

Office of the State Fire Marshal

1035 Stevenson Drive

Springfield, IL 62703-4259

 

OSFM 41 Part 2120 First Notice and Proposed Amendments

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Changes to the Fire Sprinkler Contractor Licensing Rules (Part 109)

These proposed rule changes add provisions for fire sprinkler inspector licenses, including qualifications and requirements to obtain a fire sprinkler inspector license, and update and clarify other provisions throughout. See the fact sheet below for additional information about changes.

Update: The amendments to the Fire Sprinkler Contractor rules have been adopted. The changes became effective on December 6, 2023. The adopted rules add provisions for fire sprinkler inspector licenses, including qualifications and requirements to obtain a fire sprinkler inspector license, and update and clarify other provisions throughout. See the below for the changes or the current rules here:

https://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/041/04100109sections.html.

OSFM 41 Part 109 Adopted Amendments

Elevator Safety Review Board's Proposed Changes to the Elevator Safety Rules (Part 1000)

The proposed rule changes include extension of the deadline to perform witnessing of testing of the Fireman’s Emergency Operation (“FEO”) function, updates to align with statutory changes of Public Act 102-0715 (begin page 37, effective April 29, 2022), and other updates and clarification.

OSFM will be accepting comments during the 45-day public comment period from May 12, 2023 through June 26, 2023. 

Comments may be sent by mail to:

Nancy Robinson
Division of Legal Counsel
Office of the State Fire Marshal
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

OSFM 41 Part 1000 First Notice and Proposed Amendments

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Changes to the Fire Equipment Distributor And Employee Standards (Part 251 and Part 280)

Update: The amendments to the Fire Equipment Distributor rules have been adopted. The changes became effective on October 26, 2023. The adopted rules include updates to licensing requirements, fees, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards incorporated in the rules, as well as reorganization and clarification of previous rules. See the fact sheet below for additional information about changes.

Fire Equipment Distributor Rules 2023 Fact Sheet

OSFM 41 Part 251 Adopted and Part 280 Repealed

Fire Equipment Administrative Rules Update (presentation)

Office of the State Fire Marshal's Proposed Changes to the Underground Storage Tank Rules (Parts 172, 174, 175, 176, 177) and additional Proposed Rules (Part 178-new)

Update 5/3/23: The UST and PECLA contractor rules have been adopted. The changes became effective on May 2, 2023. See the finalized rule texts for May 2023 changes to OSFM’s underground storage tank system (UST) and Petroleum Equipment Contractor Licensing Act (PECLA) rules at https://sfm.illinois.gov/resources/rules.html#pcs.

Footer