Bill Text: NH HB168 | 2017 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to the definition of the New Hampshire fire code.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2017-10-03 - Executive Session: 11/01/2017 10:30 am Legislative Office Building 306 [HB168 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2017-HB168-Introduced.html

HB 168 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0245

05/03

 

HOUSE BILL 168

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of the New Hampshire fire code.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill updates the definition of the state fire code to include the 2015 edition of the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0245

05/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the definition of the New Hampshire fire code.

 

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

 

1  New Hampshire Fire Code.  Amend RSA 153:1, VI-a to read as follows:

VI-a.  "New Hampshire fire code'' or "state fire code'' means the adoption by reference of the Life Safety Code 2015 edition and the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1, [2009] 2015 edition, as published by the National Fire Protection Association and as amended by the state board of fire control and ratified by the general court pursuant to RSA 153:5.  The provisions of any other national code, model code, or standard referred to within a code listed in this definition shall be included in the state fire code unless amended in accordance with RSA 153:5.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

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