Section 16-54-13.2

Enforcement of fire protection and prevention laws, etc., by Fire Marshal.

(a) The State Fire Marshal shall have exclusive authority to enforce laws, regulations, and ordinances of the state as specified in Section 36-19-2, at the University of Montevallo. These responsibilities shall be performed by the State Fire Marshal or by deputies regularly employed pursuant to the state Merit System acting with the designation and under the direct supervision of the State Fire Marshal. The State Fire Marshal may appoint the Chief of Police and the Director of the Physical Plant of the University of Montevallo as deputies or assistants for the purpose of this section.

(b) This section may not be construed to change the responsibility of the regularly established municipal fire authority to provide fire suppression services on the same basis to all institutions, businesses, and residences within the incorporated limits of the applicable municipality.

(Act 2002-513, p. 1322, §1.)