House File 2297 - Reprinted HOUSE FILE 2297 BY COMMITTEE ON LABOR (SUCCESSOR TO HSB 579) (As Amended and Passed by the House February 19, 2018 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to boiler and unfired steam pressure vessel 1 inspections. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 HF 2297 (3) 87 je/rh/md
H.F. 2297 Section 1. Section 89.3, subsections 7 and 8, Code 2018, are 1 amended to read as follows: 2 7. Internal inspections of steel hot water boilers shall be 3 conducted once every six years. External operating inspections 4 shall be conducted annually in years other than the year in 5 which internal inspections are conducted . 6 8. Inspections of unfired steam pressure vessels operating 7 in excess of fifteen pounds per square inch and low pressure 8 steam boilers shall be conducted at least once each calendar 9 year. The inspections conducted within each two-year period 10 shall include an external inspection conducted while the boiler 11 is operating and an internal inspection, where construction 12 permits. No more than one inspection shall be conducted per 13 six-month period. An internal inspection of an unfired steam 14 pressure vessel or low pressure steam boiler may be required 15 at any time by the commissioner upon the observation by an 16 inspector of conditions, enumerated by the commissioner through 17 rules, warranting an internal inspection. If a low pressure 18 steam boiler is in dry lay-up, an internal inspection shall be 19 conducted in lieu of an external inspection. 20 Sec. 2. Section 89.4, subsection 1, paragraph i, Code 2018, 21 is amended to read as follows: 22 i. Water heaters used for potable water if the capacity 23 is less than or equal to fifty one hundred twenty gallons, 24 the burner input is less than or equal to fifty two hundred 25 thousand British thermal units, and the maximum allowable 26 working pressure is less than one hundred sixty pounds per 27 square inch. 28 -1- HF 2297 (3) 87 je/rh/md 1/ 1