Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5139 Page: 2 of 3
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honorable John D. Reed, Commaisioner - Page 2
As noted in your letter, Article 5221*, which con-
tains numerous sections, defines the term "boiler" as follows
"'Boiler' as used herein shall mean any vessel
used for generating steam for power or heating pur-
Seotion 2, among other things provides:
"No steam boiler, unless otherwise speoifioally
exempted in this Act, shall be operated within the
State of Texas unless such boiler hasbeen egistered
with the Bureau of Labor Statistics u-an there hall
have been issued a Certifioate of Operation for eth
boiler, as hereinafter provided for, * . ."
Section 3 reads as follows
"Exoaptions from act
"Seotion 3. The following boilers are exempt
from the provisions of this Act:
"'(1) Boilers under Federal control and sta-
tionary boilers at round houses, pumping stations
and depots of railway companies under the supervi-
sion or inspection of the Superintendent of Motive
Power of such railway companies;
*"(2) Boilers on which the pressure does not
exceed fifteen (15) pounds per square inch)
*"(3) Automobile boilers and boilers on road
"'(4) Boilers used exclusively for agricultural
"'(5) BoiJera for heatin& in buildings occupied
solely for residence purposes with aceomodations
not to exceed four (4) families;
"'(6) Boilers used for cotton gins.'"
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5139, text, 1943; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth262397/m1/2/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.