Notice of Declaratory Statement

Division of State Fire Marshal
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal has declined to rule on the petition for declaratory statement filed by Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Department, Chief Manny C. Mena, Case #111448, on July 06, 2010. The following is a summary of the agency's declination of the petition:
The Department denied the Petition for Declaratory Statement because while having the authority to interpret the relevant statutes, the Department can only interpret statutes in a declaratory statement when provided with a specific fact scenario. Florida Optometric Ass’n v. Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Opticianry, 567 So.2d 928, (Fla. lst DCA, 1990).
A copy of the Order Declining of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Lesley Mendelson, Assistant General Counsel, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0340, (850)413-3604 or (850)413-4238; Fax: (850)922-1235 or (850)488-0697 (please advise if you would like it mailed or faxed to you and please include your phone number on your request in case any question arises) or by e-mailing your request to: