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16 December - Texas
Recommendation of 2011 National Electrical Code for Adoption The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Executive Board endorsed and adopted the 2011 National Electrical Code with regional amendments on November 18, 2010. The desired...
15 December - Massachusetts
Massachusetts adopts the 2011 National Electrical Code On December 9, 2010 the Massachusetts Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR) held a public hearing to receive public comments on the adoption of the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC®)...
30 November - Wisconsin
The State of Wisconsin has adopted new rules that effect the installation requirements of Carbon monoxide alarms in one- and two family dwellings. The anticipated effective date is February 1, 2011. These changes were mandated by 2009 Wisconsin Act...
On November 8, 2010 the State of Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes filed with the Secretary of State the 2009 Michigan Building/Residential, Rehabilitation and Energy Code Rules with an effective date of March 9, 2011. During the review of the...
16 November - Maryland
The Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Permitting Services recently proposed a new regulation which appears in the November 1, 2010 edition of the Montgomery County Register. The proposed regulation would adopt the International Code...
16 November - Oregon
Oregon opens process to adopt the 2011 NEC The State of Oregon has begun the code development process to adopt the 2011 National Electrical Code, and is currently accepting proposals for State amendments to the NEC and to the existing State...
15 November - Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR) has given notice of a public hearing to be held by the BFPR at the Department of Fire Services, State Road, Stow, MA., in the Boards and Commissions Room on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at...
22 September - New York
The New York State Department of State, Division of Code Enforcement and Administration announced that a Notice of Adoption will be published in the September 29, 2010 edition of the New York State Register, which establishes an effective date of...
16 September - Washington
Washington State Begins 2011 NEC Adoption Process The State of Washington, Electrical Division, has announced that proposals to revise the State Electrical Code will be accepted from September 7 through October 8, 2010. Included in the process is...
16 September - Michigan
The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) has scheduled a public hearing for September 21, 2010 @ 9am to hear further testimony on the expansion of Arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) in one & two family dwellings in the Michigan...
15 September - Montana
Montana Adopts 2008 NEC Effective July 30, 2010, Montana began enforcement of the latest edition of the National Electrical Code, marking completion of adoption efforts for states in the west. Only a few isolated jurisdictions have not moved to the...
10 September - New York
On September 9, 2010 the Committee on Housing and Buildings announced it will hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 1000 A.M. in the 16th Floor Committee Room, 250 Broadway, New York, NY regarding Int. No. 64 - A Local Law to amend the...
12 July - Nebraska
The State of Nebraska has adopted the 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC), with an effective date of July 12, 2010 with the following amendment 430.102(b) Motor A disconnecting means shall be provided for a motor in accordance with (B) (1) or (B)...
08 July - Tennessee
The City of Chattanooga has adopted the 2008 NEC, with an effective date of July 1, 2010 with the following 3 exceptions, exclusions, or amendments (1) Sections 210.52.C(2) and (3) are deleted in their entirety; (C) Countertops. In kitchens...
07 July - West Virginia
As of July 1, 2010 the State of West Virginia adopted the 2008 NEC without amendment. This adoption will further enhance electrical & fire safety with the expansion of Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters 210.12(b) (AFCI) throughout the home and the...
22 June - North Dakota
The North Dakota State Electrical Board will conduct a public hearing to address proposed new rules and amendments to the 2011 N.D. Wiring Standards. The purpose of the proposed new rules and amendments is to adopt the 2011 NEC. The following are...
New York State Adopts Energy Code At the April 1, 2010 New York State Building Code Council meeting the Council voted to adopt the 2009 ICC International Energy Conservation Code. The code will be known as the Energy Conservation Construction Code...
29 April - South Carolina
Reprinted From E-mail Announcement from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation On March 22, 2010, in compliance with Section 6-9-50(A) of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976 as amended, the South Carolina Building Codes...
19 April - West Virginia
The Governor of West Virginia approved the adoption of the 2008 NEC without amendment with an adoption date of July 1, 2010. This adoption will further enhance electrical & fire safety with the expansion of Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters 210.12(b)...
14 April - Nebraska
On April 13, 2010, the Governor of Nebraska signed LB 411 which mandates the adoption of the 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC) with an Effective date of July 12, 2010. This adoption will enhance electrical & fire safety with the expansion of AFCI...
06 April - Massachusetts
Massachusetts Electrical Code 2011 The Massachusetts Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR) recently called for proposals to the 2011 Massachusetts Electrical Code (MEC). The 2008 MEC is comprised of the 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC)...
26 March - South Carolina
South Carolina, Adoption of 2009 IRC On March 22, 2009 the South Carolina Building Codes Council formally adopted the 2009 International Building, Residential, Fire, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas Codes with an implementation date of January 1...
11 March - New York
New York City Council Considers Adoption of the 2008 National Electrical Code City Councilor Erik Martin Dilan, by request of Mayor Bloomberg, introduced to the City Council proposed legislation to update the New York City Electrical Code. The...
10 March - New York
New York City Council Considers Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms for The Deaf Or Hearing Impaired On March 3, 2010 proposed legislation regarding an amendment to the administrative code of New York City, in relation to carbon monoxide and...
02 March - California
California announces adoption of next generation of building codes At the recent annual meeting of the California Building Officials (CALBO), California Building Standards Commission Executive Director Dave Walls announced that on January 12, 2010...
16 February - Maryland
Montgomery County Maryland Adopts the 2008 National Electrical Code On January 12, 2010, the Montgomery County Council approved Executive Regulation No. 15-09. This Regulation adopts the 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC) with local amendments and...
26 January - New York
New York State revised requirements for carbon monoxide alarms go into effect on February 22, 2010. In order to comply with recently passed legislation the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council unanimously passed at their...
25 January - New York
Proposals to update the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and State Energy Conservation Construction Code were published in the January 13, 2010 edition of the New York State Register. This begins the public comment period...
12 January - New York
The New York State Department of State, Division of Code Enforcement and Administration announced that proposals to update the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and State Energy Conservation Construction Code will be published in the...
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