Bill Text - HB1255 (2018)

Relative to the state fire code.


Revision: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:02 p.m.

HB 1255 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2280

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1255

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Beaudoin, Straf. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that the state fire code shall include adoption by reference of the 2009 edition of the Life Safety Code.  It currently includes adoption by reference of the 2015 edition of the code.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2280

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

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

 

1  Definition of the State Fire Code.  Amend RSA 153:1, VI-a to read as follows:

VI-a.  "New Hampshire fire code'' or "state fire code'' means the adoption by reference of the Life Safety Code [2015] 2009 edition and the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1, 2009 edition, as published by the National Fire Protection Association and as amended by the state board of fire control and ratified by the general court pursuant to RSA 153:5.  The provisions of any other national code, model code, or standard referred to within a code listed in this definition shall be included in the state fire code unless amended in accordance with RSA 153:5.

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

HB 1255 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2280

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1255

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Beaudoin, Straf. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that the state fire code shall include adoption by reference of the 2009 edition of the Life Safety Code.  It currently includes adoption by reference of the 2015 edition of the code.

 

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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.

18-2280

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

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

 

1  Definition of the State Fire Code.  Amend RSA 153:1, VI-a to read as follows:

VI-a.  "New Hampshire fire code'' or "state fire code'' means the adoption by reference of the Life Safety Code [2015] 2009 edition and the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1, 2009 edition, as published by the National Fire Protection Association and as amended by the state board of fire control and ratified by the general court pursuant to RSA 153:5.  The provisions of any other national code, model code, or standard referred to within a code listed in this definition shall be included in the state fire code unless amended in accordance with RSA 153:5.

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