Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
AGENCY REPORT TO THE  
JOINT COMMITEE ON ADMNINISTRATIVE RULES (JCAR)  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Division/Bureau/Office:  
Bureau of Construction Codes  
Name of person completing this form:  
Amanda Johnson  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
517-241-3408  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2019-139 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Ski Area Safety- General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
R 408.65 is being revised to update a reference to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)  
standard B77.1 on safety requirements for passenger ropeways – aerial tramways, aerial lifts, surface  
lifts, tows and conveyors that is adopted by reference in this rule.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
R 408.65 is being revised to update a reference to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)  
standard B77.1 on safety requirements for passenger ropeways – aerial tramways, aerial lifts, surface  
lifts, tows and conveyors that is adopted by reference in this rule.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
Newberry News: Published on October 7, 2020  
Oakland Press: Published on October 4, 2020  
Morning Sun: Published on October 4, 2020  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
10/15/2020  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
10/21/2020 09:00 AM at Virtual / Conference Call , Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95246456122?  
pwd=cXZkWTlsNDc1WUhEUFB6SWRGRFZkdz09 , Conference Call: (877) 873-8017 Conference  
Code: 109987  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) attending public hearing:  
Kevin Kalakay- Chief at Bureau of Construction Codes  
Alesha Gensler- Deputy Director at Bureau of Construction Codes  
Kelly Bean- Analyst at the Bureau of Construction Codes  
Rebecca Jones- Ski Manager at Bureau of Construction Codes  
Amanda Johnson- Analyst at the Bureau of Construction Codes  
Anthony Snyder- Attorney with the Bureau of Construction Codes  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
None  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
None  
12. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Comments  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for change  
& citation  
changed  
None  
1
None  
None  
None  
13.Date report completed:  
11/9/2020  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245