Florida - HB 901 - 2017

Relating to the Florida Building Commission; amending s. 553.73, F.S.; requiring the commission to use the 6th edition, and subsequent editions, of the Florida Building Code as the foundation for the development of and updates to the code; requiring the commission to review, rather than update, the Florida Building Code every 3 years; deleting a provision that specifies how long amendments or modifications to the foundation remain effective; deleting provisions limiting how long an amendment or modification is effective; deleting a provision requiring certain amendments or modifications to be carried forward into the next edition of the code, subject to certain conditions; deleting certain requirements for the resubmission of expired amendments; deleting a provision prohibiting a proposed amendment from being included in the foundation if it has been addressed in the international code; conforming provisions to changes made by the act; amending s. 553.76, F.S.; requiring the commission to adopt the Florida Building Code, and amendments thereto, by a minimum percentage of votes; providing an effective date.

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Energy Efficiency

Added On: 02-27-2017
Updated On: 03-24-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: McClain, Stan (House/Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (3)

  • 02-20-2017 - Filed
  • 03-01-2017 - Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced