|(a) After the required insurance policy and inspection certificate, including certified check or money order for the total amount of annual fee have been received by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and found to be in compliance with the Act and this subchapter, the original amusement ride inspection certificate (TDI Form AR-100, Amusement Ride Certificate of Inspection/Re-Inspection, Revised Effective October, 2005) will be stamped "Texas Department of Insurance Amusement Ride Program," will include the date of approval and will be returned to the insured owner or operator as evidence of compliance with filing requirements. The returned inspection certificate must be kept on the premises at which the amusement ride is offered for public use and made available to any person granted authority under the Act to investigate compliance with the Act. A TDI Form AR-101, (Texas Amusement Ride Compliance Sticker), Effective May, 2000, will be returned with each inspection certificate. This weatherproof form shall be affixed to the appropriate ride or device in a place easily visible to all ride participants. (b) If the required insurance policy, inspection certificate, and/or annual fee is found not to be in compliance with the Act, this subchapter, or other applicable law, notice will be provided to the insured owner or operator or their insurer by TDI indicating the necessary action(s) for compliance. If noncompliance is due to mechanical problems or failure to meet insurance standards, another TDI Form AR-100, Amusement Ride Certificate of Inspection/Re-Inspection, Revised Effective October, 2005 shall be submitted to TDI for approval after the necessary corrective action(s) or repair(s) have been completed by the owner or operator. After the necessary actions have been completed by the owner/operator to the satisfaction of TDI, TDI Form AR-100, Revised Effective October, 2005 will be stamped and mailed to the insured owner or operator as described in subsection (a) of this section. (c) Nothing in this subchapter may be construed to authorize the operation of an amusement ride until all applicable requirements of law are met.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §5.9010 adopted to be effective September 29, 1993, 18 TexReg 6315; amended to be effective May 4, 2000, 25 TexReg 3787; amended to be effective November 3, 2005, 30 TexReg 7049