The Office of State Fire Marshal is a statutory office established in 1904 with the State Fire Marshal being appointed by the governor. The office is charged with the responsibility of protecting the life and property of the citizens of this state from fire explosion and related hazards through the enforcement of legislative mandates and administrative rules or directives by:
The mission of the Office of the State Fire Marshal is to protect life and property from the hazards of fire or explosion; ensure the safety of the citizens of Louisiana within to constructed environment; provide equal access to disabled individuals; and promote the efficient use of energy in commercial buildings.
The goals of the State Fire Marshal are:
The Office of the State Fire Marshal has three programs: Licensing and Inspection, Arson Enforcement, and Plan Review.
This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.
This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.
This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:
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