IN HB1575 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-01 - Public Law 155
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Fire prevention and building safety commission. Increases the size of the fire prevention and building safety commission (commission) from 11 members to 12 members. Requires commission members to represent certain defined interests or professions, beginning August 1, 2023. Requires a commission member to be a resident of Indiana, beginning August 1, 2023. Provides that a commission member serves at the pleasure of the governor. Increases the number of members required for a quorum from six members to seven members. Provides that the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the commission members present and voting is necessary for purposes of adopting a rule. Provides certain procedures for the review and adoption of building codes. Provides that a local unit of government may not adopt an ordinance concerning construction and remodeling that: (1) conflicts with the statute or a building code adopted by the commission; or (2) includes more stringent or detailed requirements than those set forth in the statute or a building code adopted by the commission. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to a unit's architectural design standards or its zoning ordinances.

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Fire prevention and building safety commission.


Roll Calls

2023-04-18 - House - House - House concurred in Senate amendments (Y: 67 N: 27 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-04-10 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 33 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-04-06 - Senate - Senate - Amendment #4 (Pol) failed (Y: 18 N: 30 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2023-04-06 - Senate - Senate - Amendment #5 (Pol) failed (Y: 13 N: 35 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2023-02-20 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 72 N: 25 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-16 - House - House - Amendment #1 (Campbell) failed (Y: 28 N: 62 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [FAIL]


2023-05-01HousePublic Law 155
2023-05-01HouseSigned by the Governor
2023-04-26SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2023-04-25SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2023-04-24HouseSigned by the Speaker
2023-04-18HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 448: yeas 67, nays 27
2023-04-18HouseMotion to concur filed
2023-04-11SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2023-04-10SenateSenator Gaskill added as third sponsor
2023-04-10SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 344: yeas 33, nays 15
2023-04-06SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2023-04-06SenateAmendment #7 (Ford J.D.) failed; voice vote
2023-04-06SenateAmendment #5 (Pol) failed; Roll Call 334: yeas 13, nays 35
2023-04-06SenateAmendment #4 (Pol) failed; Roll Call 333: yeas 18, nays 30
2023-04-06SenateAmendment #3 (Pol) failed; voice vote
2023-04-06SenateAmendment #1 (Rogers) prevailed; voice vote
2023-04-03SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-03-06SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Local Government
2023-02-21HouseReferred to the Senate
2023-02-20HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 168: yeas 72, nays 25
2023-02-20HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Rogers and Garten
2023-02-16HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-02-16HouseAmendment #1 (Campbell) failed; Roll Call 142: yeas 28, nays 62
2023-02-14HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2023-01-19HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform
2023-01-19HouseAuthored by Representative O'Brien
2023-01-19HouseCoauthored by Representatives Frye R, Bartels, Miller D


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