Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1405

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 22-12-1-23.1; IC 22-13-4-1.

Synopsis: Code for building rehabilitation. Requires the building rules adopted by the fire prevention and building safety commission concerning rehabilitation of a structure to promote safety, sanitary conditions, energy conservation, access to a Class 1 structure by a person with a physical disability, and preservation of the structure's historical, architectural, archeological, and cultural aspects. (Under current law, the commission's building rules governing rehabilitation are required to promote only safety.)

Effective: July 1, 2006.





Van Haaften




    January 12, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1405



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor and safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 22-12-1-23.1; (06)IN1405.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-12-1-23.1 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 23.1. "Rehabilitation" means returning or upgrading a building or structure to a state of utility through additions, alterations, or repairs.
SOURCE: IC 22-13-4-1; (06)IN1405.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 22-13-4-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 1. (a) The building rules adopted by the commission to govern new construction must promote the following:
        (1) Safety.
        (2) Sanitary conditions.
        (3) Energy conservation.
        (4) Access by a person with a physical disability to Class 1 structures.
     (b) The building rules adopted by the commission to govern rehabilitation of a structure must promote the following:
        (1) Safety.
        (2) Sanitary conditions.
        (3) Energy conservation.
        (4) Access by a person with a physical disability to Class 1 structures.

         (5) Preservation of a structure's historical, architectural, archeological, and cultural aspects.
    (b) (c) Rules that:
        (1) are adopted by the commission or the rules board under this article; and
        (2) are not covered by subsection (a) or (b);
must promote safety.
SOURCE: ; (06)IN1405.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006] The fire prevention and building safety commission shall adopt rules consistent with IC 22-13-4-1, as amended by this act, not later than July 1, 2008.