HB1254 (2018) Detail

(Second New Title) establishing a committee to study the procedures for adoption of national codes by the state of New Hampshire; establishing a moratorium on the adoption of changes to the state building code and state fire code; and repealing the joint legislative oversight committee on the emergency management system.


CHAPTER 294

HB 1254 - FINAL VERSION

 

05/02/2018   1776s

05/02/2018   1887s

23May2018... 2009-CofC

 

2018 SESSION

18-2279

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1254

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the procedures for adoption of national codes by the state of New Hampshire; establishing a moratorium on the adoption of changes to the state building code and state fire code; and repealing the joint legislative oversight committee on the emergency management system.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Beaudoin, Straf. 9; Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19; Rep. Roberts, Hills. 4; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill:

 

I.  Establishes a committee to study the procedures for adoption of national codes as part of the state building code and state fire code.

 

II.  Establishes a moratorium on the adoption of changes to the state building code and state fire code pending the findings of the study committee.

 

III.  Repeals the joint legislative committee on the emergency management system.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/02/2018   1776s

05/02/2018   1887s

23May2018... 2009-CofC 18-2279

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the procedures for adoption of national codes by the state of New Hampshire; establishing a moratorium on the adoption of changes to the state building code and state fire code; and repealing the joint legislative oversight committee on the emergency management system.

 

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

 

294:1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study the procedures for adoption of national codes by the state of New Hampshire.

294:2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

294:3  Duties.  The committee shall study the procedures for adoption of national codes as part of the state building code and state fire code, including the Life Safety Code, the Uniform Fire Code, the International Building Code, the International Existing Building Code, the International Plumbing Code, the International Mechanical Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, the International Residential Code, and the National Electric Code.  The committee may solicit information and testimony from any individual, agency, or organization deemed relevant to the study.

294:4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Three members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

294:5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2018.

294:6  State Building Code and State Fire Code; Moratorium on the Adoption of Changes Pending the Legislative Study.  Notwithstanding RSA 155-A:10, RSA 153:5, or any other provision of law to the contrary:

I.  No amendment to the state building code and associated rules shall be made between July 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018, unless legislation is brought forth in either chamber based on the findings and recommendations of the study committee established in sections 1-5 of this act, in which case the moratorium shall continue until such legislation has been enacted or rejected.

II.  No amendment to the state fire code and associated rules shall be made between July 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018, unless legislation is brought forth in either chamber based on the findings and recommendations of the study committee established in sections 1-5 of this act, in which case the moratorium shall continue until such legislation has been enacted or rejected.

294:7  Repeal.  RSA 21-P:51, relative to the joint legislative committee on the emergency management system, is repealed.

294:8  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 25, 2018

Effective Date: June 25, 2018

Links

HB1254 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 18, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 17, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1254 Revision: 4217 Date: June 26, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
HB1254 Revision: 3962 Date: May 23, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
HB1254 Revision: 3700 Date: May 2, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
HB1254 Revision: 1832 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:01 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 10:15 AM LOB 306
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 14-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/06/2018 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 9 P. 18
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 33
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 7
April 18, 2018 Hearing: 04/18/2018, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 17
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1776s, 05/02/2018; SC 19
May 2, 2018 Chair Ruled Sections of Amendment # 2018-1776s Non-Germane, 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Without Objection, Rule 3-17 is Suspended to Allow Non-Germane Amendment # 2018-1776s; 2/3 Necessary, MA; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-1776s, AA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Sen. Giuda Floor Amendment # 2018-1887s, AA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-1776s and 2018-1887s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1776s and 1887s and Requests CofC (Rep. McGuire): MA VV 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Beaudoin, Roberts, Kaczynski, McGuire 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Sen. Carson Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 10, 2018 President Appoints: Senators Carson, Gannon, Soucy; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 15, 2018 Conference Committee Meeting: 05/15/2018 01:00 PM LOB 306
May 10, 2018 Conferee Change: Rep. Chandler Replaces Rep. Roberts 05/10/2018
May 17, 2018 Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2018-2009c; 05/17/2018
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report # 2018-2009c, Adopted, VV; 05/23/2018; SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Removed from Consent (Rep. Roberts) 05/23/2018
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report 2009c: Adopted, RC 173-155 05/23/2018
May 23, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Enrolled 05/23/2018
June 25, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/25/2018; Chapter 294; Eff. 6/25/2018