SB373 (2024) Detail

Relative to the state building code.


SB 373 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

04/11/2024   1364s

2024 SESSION

24-3047

11/05

 

SENATE BILL 373

 

AN ACT relative to the state building code.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Pearl, Dist 17; Rep. Pauer, Hills. 36; Rep. Kofalt, Hills. 32; Rep. Moffett, Merr. 4; Rep. Hill, Merr. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill updates the state building code definition.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

04/11/2024   1364s 24-3047

11/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to the state building code.

 

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

 

1  State Building Code Amendment.  The state building code review board shall amend the International Energy Conservation Code 2018, R402.4.1.2 to read as follows:

The building or dwelling unit shall be tested for air leakage.  The maximum air leakage rate for any building or dwelling unit under any compliance path shall not exceed 5.0 air changes per hour or 0.28 cubic feet per minute (CFM) per square foot [0.0079 m3/(s × m2)] of dwelling unit enclosure area.  Testing shall be conducted in accordance with ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380, ASTM E779 or ASTM E1827 and reported at a pressure of 0.2 inch w.g. (50 Pascals).  Notwithstanding any other building code requirements, the air exchange rate shall be set to no more than 5.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Amendments

Date Amendment
March 27, 2024 2024-1364s

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2024 Senate Hearing
April 4, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 5, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 11, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 24, 2024 House Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB373 Revision: 41600 Date: April 11, 2024, 11:16 a.m.
SB373 Revision: 41425 Date: March 27, 2024, 4:28 p.m.
SB373 Revision: 40153 Date: Dec. 12, 2023, 2:36 p.m.

Docket


April 15, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/24/2024 11:30 am LOB 306-308


April 12, 2024: Introduced 04/12/2024 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 11


April 11, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-1364s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/11/2024; SJ 9


April 11, 2024: Committee Amendment # 2024-1364s, AA, VV; 04/11/2024; SJ 9


April 5, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-1364s, 04/11/2024, Vote 5-0; SC 14A


April 5, 2024: Special Order to the Next Session, Without Objection, MA; 04/05/2024; SJ 8


April 5, 2024: Sen. Watters Moved to Remove SB 373 from the Consent Calendar; 04/05/2024; SJ 8


March 27, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-1364s, 04/05/2024; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 13


Jan. 24, 2024: Hearing: 02/07/2024, Room 103, SH, 09:00 am; SC 5


Dec. 12, 2023: To Be Introduced 01/03/2024 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 1