NH House Bill 710: Relative to “adoption of state building code and fire code amendments.” (NH House) [January 2019]

HOUSE BILL 710-FN

AN ACT relative to adoption of state building code and fire code amendments.

SPONSORS: Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

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ANALYSIS

This bill:

I.  Provides for the appointment of alternative members of the state building code review board.

II.  Revises the procedure for amendment to the state building code.

III.  Requires the state building code review board to maintain a publicly accessible list of applicable building codes and amendments.

IV.  Exempts amendments to the state fire code that are adopted as emergency rules from rulemaking requirements under RSA 541-A.

The bill is a request of the committee to study procedures for adoption of national codes, established in 2018, 294 (HB 1254).

Link to NH House Bill 710: http://gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/billText.aspx?sy=2019&id=282&txtFormat=html