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Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Building standards. Removes language that relates to the temporary rules and regulation of sanitary conditions and sanitary facilities of Class I structures. Adds certain elevator standards to the list of national codes, or their equivalent, that the fire prevention and building safety commission (commission) shall adopt to comply with the statewide code of fire and safety building laws. Removes the requirement that the commission shall adopt the most recent edition, including addenda, of ASME A17.3 (Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, an American National Standard). Allows the department of homeland security (department) to request certain types of documentation to Building standards. Removes language that relates to the temporary rules and regulation of sanitary conditions and sanitary facilities of Class I structures. Adds certain elevator standards to the list of national codes, or their equivalent, that the fire prevention and building safety commission (commission) shall adopt to comply with the statewide code of fire and safety building laws. Removes the requirement that the commission shall adopt the most recent edition, including addenda, of ASME A17.3 (Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, an American National Standard). Allows the department of homeland security (department) to request certain types of documentation to determine that work conducted on a regulated lifting device was performed by a licensed individual. Requires the commission to adopt national codes within 24 months after the effective date of the national code. Provides that the commission may not adopt an amendment to a national code if the amendment will unreasonably impair safety. Allows the commission to set a fee that is less than the standard fee for certain permits if the acceptance inspection is performed by an inspector that is not employed by the department. Requires an individual who is renewing an operating certificate to submit all safety test results when making application for the renewal operating certificate. Removes obsolete sections. Makes conforming changes. ... View more