Introduced House Bill (H)

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Powers of fire investigators. Provides that: (1) the state fire marshal; or (2) a fire investigator of the division of fire and building safety (division) authorized by the state fire marshal; who has successfully completed the training requirements necessary for employment as a law enforcement officer has the same arrest powers as those granted to law enforcement officers. Authorizes the state fire marshal to limit the arrest powers of a division fire investigator. Powers of fire investigators. Provides that: (1) the state fire marshal; or (2) a fire investigator of the division of fire and building safety (division) authorized by the state fire marshal; who has successfully completed the training requirements necessary for employment as a law enforcement officer has the same arrest powers as those granted to law enforcement officers. Authorizes the state fire marshal to limit the arrest powers of a division fire investigator.