(1) Any person performing the installation of a medical gas system(s) in the state of Montana shall first obtain an endorsement from the board.
(2) The installation of a medical gas system(s) includes, but is not limited to, the layout, cutting, joint preparation, fitting, purging and brazing, or any other joint making or assembly process required to install a medical gas system(s) .
(3) The following definitions apply to this subchapter:
(a) "ASSE" means the American Society of Sanitary Engineering.
(b) "Certification" means an accreditation from an approved training program, acceptable to the board, which issues documentation such as diplomas, cards or certificates which provide proof the applicant has successfully completed training in the installation of medical gas systems, pursuant to the requirements imposed by NFPA 99C and Section IX of the ASME Welding and Brazing Code.
(c) "Endorsement" means the approval issued by the board, signified by an endorsement card or other credential, which authorizes a person to install medical gas systems within the state of Montana.
(d) "NFPA" means the National Fire Protection Association.