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Code Adoption Initiative
14 August - North Carolina
State of North Carolina The North Carolina Building Code Council has accepted a petition to adopt the 2017 National Electrical Code, supplemented with North Carolina Amendments. A public hearing has been scheduled for September 12, 2017 in Raleigh...
14 August - Tennessee
State of Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Prevention, has published a Notice of Rulemaking Hearing for September 11, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. The hearing will be located at 500 James Robertson...
08 August - Arkansas
State of Arkansas The Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 216 of the Arkansas Department of Labor, 10421 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. The public...
03 August - Texas
State of Texas The 2017 National Electrical Code Becomes Effective on September 1, 2017. The Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act requires the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to adopt the revised National Electrical Code...
14 July - New Hampshire
State of New Hampshire Senate Bill 135 was approved by the legislature on July 6, 2017 which will amend RAS 155.1.1 by adopting the 2017 National Electrical Code as part of the State Building Code. This recommendation by the Building Code Review...
30 June - Iowa
State of Iowa The State of Iowa Electrical Examining Board has scheduled a public hearing for the adoption of the 2017 NEC with amendments with a tentative effective date of January 1, 2018. See further adoption/hearing information below: Pursuant...
20 June - Louisiana
State of Louisiana In accordance with the provisions of R.S. 40:1578.6(A), the Office of State Fire Marshal has adopted the following Rule regarding the establishment of minimum standards as required in Title 55, Part V, Chapter 3, Section 303. As...
12 June - Minnesota
State of Minnesota The State of Minnesota Board of Electricity adopted the 2017 NEC without amendment with an effective date of July 1, 2017. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
09 June - Wyoming
State of Wyoming The State of Wyoming Fire Marshall office updated NFPA 70 Standard from the 2014 NEC to the 2017 edition without amendment with an effective date of July 1, 2017. The Fire Marshall's office should be applauded for their commitment...
09 June - South Dakota
State of South Dakota On May 4, the Commission considered changes to Administrative Rule of South Dakota. Included in the rules package is the adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code (IBC) along with the 2017 NEC with...
08 June - Colorado
State of Colorado State Electrical Board ELECTRICAL 3 CCR 710-1 STATEMENT OF BASIS AND PURPOSE1.1 Following are the adopted changes to the Rules and Regulations of the Colorado State Electrical Board ("the Board") for general clarification, for...
06 June - Ohio
State of Ohio At its meeting on May 26, 2017, the Board of Building Standards adopted updates to the Ohio Building, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes based on 2015 I-Codes effective November 1, 2017. Also included in this rules package is the adoption...
19 May - New Mexico
State of New Mexico The State of New Mexico Construction Industries Commission will convene a public hearing on adoption of the 2017 National Electrical Code with State amendments. The New Mexico Electrical Code is found in the New Mexico...
17 May - Nebraska
State of Nebraska On May 10, 2017 Governor Pete Ricketts signed Legislative Bill 455 directing the states electrical board to adopt the 2017 NEC with an effective date of August 1, 2017. Governor Ricketts along with the electrical board should be...
17 May - North Dakota
State of North Dakota The State of North Dakota Electrical Board adopted the 2017 NEC with and effective of July 1, 2017. The electrical board should be applauded for removing an amendment that was placed in the states wiring standards during 2014...
03 May - Hawaii
State of Hawaii The 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) and the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) have both been adopted by the State of Hawaii. After an extended administrative review, Governor Ige signed the administrative order...
02 May - Mississippi
State of Mississippi The Mississippi State Fire Marshal has adopted an update to the Mississippi Fire Prevention Code (MFPC) with an effective date of May 1, 2017. The updated MFPC is based on the 2015 International Building Code, 2015...
21 April - Florida
State of Florida The Draft 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Code is now available for viewing online HERE. The base codes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Code include the: 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code2015 editions of...
20 April - New Hampshire
State of New Hampshire The State of New Hampshire Building Code Review Board voted on March 10, 2017 to officially approve a proposal to adopt the 2017 National Electrical Code to be effective January 1, 2018. The State requires all electrical...
State of South Dakota South Dakota Electrical Commission - Notice of Public Hearing to Adopt Rules A public hearing will be held in Room 412, 4th floor, State Capitol, Pierre, South Dakota, on May 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., to consider the adoption...
National Electrical Code Adoption Map & Report The National Electrical Code® (NEC) is the preeminent electrical installation code in the United States. However, the NEC takes on real significance when it is adopted into law by states and local...
30 March - Ohio
State of Ohio Ohio 2017 NEC Adoption – Commercial Structures The Ohio Board of Building Standards will convene for a public hearing in accordance with Chapter 119 of the Revised Code: Friday, April 14, 201710:00 A.MHearing Room #16606 Tussing...
17 February - Virginia
State of Virginia The Commonwealth of Virginia is in the final regulations phase for the 2015 Virginia Codes update cycle. Five workgroups have been assembled to review the 2015 I-Codes, 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC), and proposed amendments...
05 January - Massachusetts
State of Massachusetts The 2017 National Electrical Code has officially been adopted in Massachusetts. The Board of Fire Prevention Regulators voted on December 1, 2016 to accept the recommendation of the MA Electrical Code Advisory Committee to...
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