DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
FIREFIGHTERS TRAINING COUNCIL
Filed with the secretary of state on November 3, 2021
These rules take effect immediately upon filing with the secretary of state unless
adopted under section 33, 44, or 45a(9) of the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969
PA 306, MCL 24.233, 24.244, or 24.245a. Rules adopted under these sections become
effective 7 days after filing with the secretary of state.
(By authority conferred on the firefighters training council by section 16 of the
firefighters training council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29.376, and Executive Reorganization
Order Nos. 1997-2, 2003-1, and 2011-4, MCL 29.451, 445.2011, and 445.2030)
R 29.401, R 29.402, R 29.403, R 29.405, R 29.410, R 29.413, and R 29.415 of the
Michigan Administrative Code are amended, and R 29.402a, R 29.405a, R 29.405b, R
29.405c, R 29.405d, R 29.405e, R 29.405f, R 29.405g, R 29.405h, R 29.405i, R 29.405j,
R 29.405k, R 29.405l, R 29.405m, R 29.405n, R 29.405o, R 29.405p, R 29.405q, R
29.410a, R 29.410b, R 29.410c, R 29.410d, R 29.416, R 29.417, and R 29.418 are added,
and R 29.404, R 29.408, R 29.408a, R 29.408b, R 29.408c, R 29.408d, R 29.408e, R
29.408f, R 29.409, and R 29.414 are rescinded, as follows:
PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
R 29.401 Definitions.
Rule 1. (1) As used in these rules:
(a) "Act" means the firefighters training council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29.361 to
(b) “Authority having jurisdiction” or "AHJ" means an organization, office, or
individual responsible for either enforcing the requirements of a code or standard, or
approving equipment, materials, an installation, or a procedure.
(c) “Bureau” means the bureau of fire services, in the department of licensing and
(d) “Cadet” means an individual who participates in a training course, is between 16
and 18 years of age, and participates in a council registered and approved cadet program
offered by a fire department or public safety department.
(e) “Curriculum work group” means a group of fire service members appointed by
the chairperson of the council.
(f) “Department” means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs.
(g) “Electronic learning management system” means a system used for administration,
documentation, reporting, and delivery of educational courses, training programs, or
learning and development programs.
April 28, 2021