HB1186 (2012) Detail

Relative to uniform override keys for elevators.


HB 1186 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2613

05/10

HOUSE BILL 1186

AN ACT relative to uniform override keys for elevators.

SPONSORS: Rep. Coulombe, Coos 4; Rep. Goley, Hills 8; Rep. Rhodes, Hills 22; Rep. Remick, Coos 2; Rep. White, Graf 11; Sen. Larsen, Dist 15

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill requires elevators and accessibility lifts to have uniform override keys to provide access during fire emergencies.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2613

05/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to uniform override keys for elevators.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Section; Elevators and Accessibility Lifts; Emergency Elevator Access; Uniform Keys Required. Amend RSA 157-B by inserting after section 4 the following new section:

157-B:4-a Emergency Elevator Access; Uniform Keys Required. In order to provide emergency access, all elevators and accessibility lifts installed or renovated on or after the effective date of this section shall be keyed so as to allow the elevator or lift to operate in fire emergencies and similar situations with one master elevator key.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1186 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1186 Revision: 20787 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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