HB562 (2019) Detail

Relative to the state building code.


CHAPTER 250

HB 562 - FINAL VERSION

 

19Mar2019... 1025h

05/15/2019   1777s

 

2019 SESSION

19-0467

05/08

 

HOUSE BILL 562

 

AN ACT relative to the state building code.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27; Rep. Moffett, Merr. 9

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED 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.  Adds the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code to the definition of the state building code.

 

III.  Ratifies certain amendments to the state building code adopted by 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Mar2019... 1025h

05/15/2019   1777s 19-0467

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the state building code.

 

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

 

250:1  New Hampshire Building Code; Definition of Building.  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.

250:2  New Hampshire 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 2017, 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.

250:3  New Hampshire Building Code; 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.

250:4  State Building Code; Ratification of Amendments by the State Building Code Review Board.  Pursuant to RSA 155-A:10, V, the general court hereby ratifies the amendments to the state building codes, as defined in RSA 155-A:1, adopted by the state building code review board from January 31, 2017 through January 31, 2019, in administrative rules Bcr 300; provided that the following amendments shall expire 30 months from the effective date of this act:

I.  RE-15-33-18, an amendment to International Residential Code (IRC) 2015, table N1102.1.2, relative to climate zone 6, wood frame wall r-value.

II.  RE-15-37-18, an amendment to IRC 2015, section N1101.5, relative to information on construction documents.

III.  RE-15-39-18, an amendment to IRC 2015, section N1102.1, relative to the building thermal envelope.

IV.  RE-15-40-18, an amendment to IRC 2015, section N1102.4.1.2, relative to testing.

V.  RE-15-42-18, an amendment to IRC 2015, section N1103.6, relative to mechanical ventilation.

VI.  RE-15-43-18, an amendment to IRC 2015, table N1102.1.2, relative to insulation and fenestration requirements by component.

250:5  State Building Code; Ratification of Amendment by the State Building Code Review Board.  Pursuant to RSA 155-A:10, V, the general court hereby ratifies the following amendment to the state building code:  Exhibit RE-15-45-19, adopted by the state building code review board on April 29, 2019, pursuant to administrative rules Bcr 300.  The general court does not ratify state building code review board Exhibits RE-15-35-18 and RE-15-36-18, which exhibits, notwithstanding the 2-year period in RSA 155-A:10, V, shall not take effect.

250:6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 17, 2019

Effective Date: September 15, 2019

Links

HB562 at GenCourtMobile
HB562 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 29, 2019 House Hearing
March 13, 2019 House Exec Session
March 13, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 19, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 15, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB562 Revision: 6598 Date: Dec. 4, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
HB562 Revision: 6352 Date: June 14, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
HB562 Revision: 5962 Date: May 15, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
HB562 Revision: 5623 Date: March 20, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
HB562 Revision: 4831 Date: Jan. 15, 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Docket


July 17, 2019: Signed by Governor Sununu 07/17/2019; Chapter 250; Eff: 09/15/2019


June 27, 2019: Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53


June 27, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21


June 13, 2019: House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1777s (Rep. Goley): MA VV 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 4


May 15, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1777s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/15/2019; SJ 16


May 15, 2019: Committee Amendment # 2019-1777s, AA, VV; 05/15/2019; SJ 16


May 15, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1777s, 05/15/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 22


April 17, 2019: Hearing: 04/17/2019, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 17


March 21, 2019: Introduced 03/21/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 10


March 19, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1025h: MA RC 193-122 03/19/2019 HJ 10 P. 115


March 19, 2019: Amendment # 2019-1025h: AA VV 03/19/2019 HJ 10 P. 115


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1025h (Vote 11-8; RC)


March 19, 2019: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1025h for 03/19/2019 (Vote 11-8; RC) HC 16 P. 26


March 13, 2019: Executive Session: 03/13/2019 10:30 am LOB 306


March 13, 2019: Subcommittee Work Session: 03/13/2019 09:00 am LOB 306


March 6, 2019: Subcommittee Work Session: 03/06/2019 09:00 am LOB 306


Feb. 8, 2019: Subcommittee Work Session: 02/08/2019 12:30 pm LOB 306


Jan. 29, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/29/2019 10:30 am LOB 306


Jan. 3, 2019: Introduced 01/03/2019 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 3 P. 20