SEC. 43-6-123. Enforcement of article.
The state board of health shall be responsible for reviewing plans and specifications of the proposed building or improvements to determine whether the buildings referred to in section 43-6-101 will be in compliance with this article. The board shall collect a fee from the state, county, municipality or other public agency proposing to contract for the construction, to cover the cost of such review. The fee shall be one-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) of the estimated cost, with a maximum fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00), calculated and paid on the basis of the engineering estimate or architect's estimate of the total cost of the particular work or improvement, which estimate is to be furnished to the state board of health along with the plans and specifications.
The state board of health shall not require that those state-funded buildings in existence or presently under construction comply with this article, except as to entrance ramps to facilitate ingress and egress; however, all buildings affected by this article on which design contracts are awarded after July 1, 1972, shall comply with such specifications. The state board of health is hereby further authorized to promulgate any rules that, in its discretion, are necessary to perform the duties delegated it by this article.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7015-103; Laws, 1972, ch. 516, Sec. 3, eff from and after July 1, 1972.