HB 303 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 303
SPONSORS: Rep. S. Beaudoin, Straf. 9
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
This bill requires persons appointed as the local enforcement agency for inspections and enforcement of the state building code have certification or show sufficient knowledge of code compliance requirements.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
1 New Paragraph; New Hampshire Building Code; Enforcement; Certification. Amend RSA 155-A:7 by inserting after paragraph IV the following new paragraph:
V. Any person appointed as the local enforcement agency for inspections and enforcement of the state building code or additional regulations under RSA 674:51 or RSA 47:22 shall have International Code Council certification in International Residential Code proficiency or shall have shown sufficient knowledge of code compliance requirements, as determined in rules adopted by the state building code review board under RSA 541-A, in the following subject areas:
(a) Heating systems.
(b) Cooling systems.
(c) Plumbing systems.
(d) Electrical systems.
(e) Structural components.
(g) Roof covering.
(h) Exterior and interior components.
(i) Site aspects as they affect the building.
VI. For any municipality which has not adopted an enforcement mechanism under RSA 674:51, the contractor of the building, building component, or structure shall notify the state fire marshal concerning the type of construction before construction begins excluding one- and 2-family dwellings. Any municipality that has adopted an enforcement mechanism under RSA 674:51 may contract with a local enforcement agency or a qualified third party for these services as an alternative to establishing the position of building inspector under RSA 674:51, III(c), and such agency or third party shall have the same authority as a building inspector as provided in that section, provided such agency or third party meets the requirement of RSA 155-A:7, V.
|Jan. 2, 2019||Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 2 P. 44|
|Jan. 16, 2019||Public Hearing: 01/16/2019 02:00 pm LOB 306|
|Feb. 5, 2019||Executive Session: 02/05/2019 10:00 am LOB 306|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0267h (Vote 20-0; CC)|
|Feb. 14, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0267h for 02/14/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 11 P. 6|
|Feb. 14, 2019||Amendment # 2019-0267h: AA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 12|
|Feb. 14, 2019||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0267h: MA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 12|
|March 7, 2019||Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Election Law and Municipal Affairs; SJ 8|
|April 11, 2019||Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 17|
|April 10, 2019||Hearing: 04/10/2019, Room 102, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 17|
|May 15, 2019||Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 05/15/2019; SC 22|
|May 15, 2019||Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 05/15/2019; SJ 16|
|Jan. 16, 2019||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 5, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 14, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|April 11, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|April 10, 2019||Senate||Hearing|