320.205. The governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint a full-time state fire marshal, who shall be the head of the division of fire safety. The state fire marshal shall administer and enforce the provisions of sections 320.200 to 320.270. The state fire marshal shall be a citizen of the United States, shall be a person of good moral character, and a resident taxpayer of Missouri at the time of his appointment. The state fire marshal must have had a minimum of ten years' experience in some phase of fire protection, fire prevention, or fire investigation, which may include experience with any state, municipal, military, or industrial fire protection agency. The state fire marshal shall possess administrative ability and experience, be able to obtain facts in connection with the duties of the office by field investigations, and be able to accurately report findings.
(L. 1972 S.B. 487 § 2, A.L. 1985 H.B. 230, A.L. 1993 H.B. 550, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)
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