HB92 (2018) Detail

Revising the definition of the state building code and ratifying changes to the state building code adopted by the state building code review board.


HB 92 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0056

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 92

 

AN ACT revising the definition of the state building code and ratifying changes to the state building code adopted by the state building code review board.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Roberts, Hills. 4; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Rep. H. Moffett, Merr. 9; Rep. Shepardson, Ches. 10; Rep. Mann, Ches. 2; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill:

 

I.  Updates the definition of the state building code to include the 2015 editions of the International Building Code, the International Existing Building Code, the International Plumbing Code, the International Mechanical Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and the International Residential Code.

 

II.  Amends the definition of the state building code to include the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015.

 

III.  Ratifies changes to the state building code adopted by the state building code review board in 2015 and 2016.

 

The bill is a request of the state building code review board.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0056

05/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT revising the definition of the state building code and ratifying changes to the state building code adopted by the state building code review board.

 

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

 

1   Definition of Building in the State Building Code.   Amend RSA 155-A:1, I to read as follows:

I.  "Building'' means building as defined and interpreted by the International Code Council's International Building Code [2009] 2015, as amended by the state building code review board and ratified by the legislature in accordance with RSA 155-A:10.

2   Definition of State Building Code.  Amend RSA 155-A:1, IV to read as follows:

IV.   "New Hampshire building code'' or "state building code'' means the adoption by reference of the International Building Code [2009] 2015, the International Existing Building Code [2009] 2015, the International Plumbing Code [2009] 2015, the International Mechanical Code [2009] 2015, the International Energy Conservation Code [2009] 2015, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015, and the International Residential Code [2009] 2015, as published by the International Code Council, and the National Electrical Code 2014, as amended by the state building code review board and ratified by the legislature in accordance with RSA 155-A:10. The provisions of any other national code or model code referred to within a code listed in this definition shall not be included in the state building code unless specifically included in the codes listed in this definition.

3  Definition of Structure.   Amend RSA 155-A:1, VI to read as follows:

VI.  "Structure'' means structure as defined and interpreted by the International Code Council's International Building Code [2009] 2015, as amended by the state building code review board and ratified by the legislature in accordance with RSA 155-A:10.

4  State Building Code; Ratification of Changes by the State Building Code Review Board. Pursuant to RSA 155-A:10, V, the general court hereby ratifies the changes or updates to the following codes included in the state building code adopted by the state building code review board during 2015 and 2016 in administrative rules Bcr 300:

I.  The International Building Code 2015;

II.  The International Existing Building Code 2015;

III.  The International Plumbing Code 2015;

IV.  The International Mechanical Code 2015;

V.  The International Energy Conservation Code 2015;

VI.  The International Residential Code 2015; and

VII.  The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015.

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

Links

HB92 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
March 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Nov. 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Jan. 3, 2018 House Floor Vote
Jan. 9, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB92 Revision: 2413 Date: Jan. 31, 2017, 7:57 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 16
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 01:00 PM LOB 306
Feb. 23, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/23/2017 10:00 AM LOB 308
March 1, 2017 Executive Session: 03/01/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
Retained in Committee
Aug. 22, 2017 Retained Bill Full Committee Work Session: 08/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 306
Oct. 3, 2017 Retained Bill Subcommittee Work Session: 10/03/2017 09:15 AM LOB 306
Oct. 11, 2017 Retained Bill Subcommittee Work Session: 10/11/2017 09:30 AM LOB 306
Nov. 1, 2017 Executive Session: 11/01/2017 10:30 AM LOB 306
Jan. 3, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 01/03/2018 (Vote 10-7; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-2490h
Special Order to 1/9/2018 Without Objection HJ 1 P. 104
Jan. 8, 2019 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 188-157 01/08/2019 HJ 2 P. 28