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  • 16 December - Kentucky
    State of Kentucky On November 30, 2011 the State of Kentucky approved the adoption of the 2011 NEC in the Kentucky Building Code without amendment. Any project for which an application for permit is received between now and January 31, 2012 has the... More ››

  • 16 December - Arkansas
    State of Arkansas On December 15, 2011 the State of Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners adopted the 2011 NEC without amendment for all structures in the state. The effective date will be January 1, 2012. This is an example of the continued... More ››

  • 25 October - Washington
    Washington State Extends Moratorium on New Rule Development Without prior notice, or opportunity for public comment or input, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire issued Executive Order 11-03 on October 13, 2011, extending the moratorium on non... More ››

  • 28 September - Texas
    State of Texas Adoption of 2011 National Electrical Code As required by Chapter 1305.101(a)(2) of the Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act, the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation recently adopted the 2011 edition of the National... More ››

  • 23 September - Iowa
    On September 15, 2011 the state electrical board voted to adopt the 2011 National electrical Code (NEC) with amendments. The anticipated effective date is January 1, 2012. Back on August 18 during the public hearing in Des Moines there was... More ››

  • 22 September - Alabama
    Alabama Energy & Residential Codes In March 2010, legislation was signed giving the Alabama Energy and Residential Codes (AERC) Board the authority to adopt mandatory residential and commercial energy codes for the entire state and residential... More ››

  • 29 August - South Carolina
    South Carolina - 2012 ICC Codes and 2011 NEC On August 24, 2011 the South Carolina Building Code Council met to discuss the adoption of the latest edition of the ICC family of codes and the 2011 edition of the National Electrical Code. The ICC... More ››

  • 12 August - Utah
    On August 10, 2011, the Utah Uniform Building Codes Commission voted to adopt the 2011 National Electrical Code. Only a single amendment was approved by the Commission: to revert to the wording in the 2005 Edition of the NEC for ampacity of service... More ››

  • 26 July - Idaho
    On July 19, the Idaho Electrical Board met for a regular quarterly meeting at the Building Codes Division office in Meridian, ID. Following the disposition of regular business, the Board opened the meeting to take public input into adoption of the... More ››

  • 25 July - Nevada
    The several jurisdictions in Southern Nevada have begun enforcement of the next edition of construction codes, including the Southern Nevada Electrical Code, based on the 2008 National Electrical Code. The process to update the codes began in 2009... More ››

  • 19 July - Maine
    On July 13, 2011, Maine Governor Paul LePage signed legislation updating the Electric Installation Standards. The Maine Office of Licensing and Registration, Electricians Examining Board recently amended and approved to the standards, which... More ››

  • 18 July - Oklahoma
    All local jurisdictions in Oklahoma that issue permits, inspect, and control the construction of 1 and 2 family dwellings are required as of Friday, July 15, 2011 to begin enforcement of the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC) as the minimum... More ››

  • 12 July - Arkansas
    The Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 315 of the Arkansas Department of Labor, 10421 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. The public hearing will be... More ››

  • 08 July - New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire State Building Code Review Board recently voted to adopt the 2011 National Electrical Code with one amendment. The amendment is a modification made last cycle to Section 210.5 (C) Identification for Branch Circuits. This section... More ››

  • 07 July - Rhode Island
    On June 23, 2011, the Rhode Island Building Code Legislative Oversight Committee approved the recommendation of the State Building Code Standards Committee to amend the Rhode Island Electrical Code (SBC-5) by updating the referenced document from... More ››

  • 06 July - Vermont
    The Vermont Commissioner of Public Safety and the Electricians Licensing Board announced the adoption of the Vermont Electrical Safety Rules 2011, effective June 1, 2011. The purpose of the rules is to regulate licensed individuals doing electrical... More ››

  • 30 June - New York
    On June 28, 2011, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed Introductory Number 64-A (Intro 64-A). Intro 64-A is legislation passed by the City Council on June 14, 2011 that updates the current NYC Electrical Code by adopting the 2008... More ››

  • 21 June - Minnesota
    On June 17, 2011 the State of Minnesota approved the adoption of the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) without amendment. The effective date will be August 1, 2011. Contact: Don Iverson: don.iverson@nema.org

  • 10 June - Nebraska
    On May 26, 2011 the Governor approved LB 56 which updated the Nebraska State Electrical Act. This includes the adoption of the 2011 NEC without amendment as the minimum standard for electrical wiring in Nebraska. The 2011 NEC will go into effect on... More ››

  • 08 June - South Dakota
    On June 7, 2011 The State of South Dakota voted to adopt the 2011 NEC. The effective date will be July 1, 2011 with the following exceptions: (a) Article 100 definitions - remove the new word "machinery" from the definition of "equipment"; (b)... More ››

  • 01 June - Michigan
    Back in April, the Michigan State Legislature introduced HB 4561 that would change the current code adoption schedule from the required 3 year to a 6 year cycle. The Authors intent of this bill is to lower costs associated with new code adoptions... More ››

  • 16 May - New York
    On May 12, 2011, the New York Department of States Division of Code Enforcement and Administration (DCEA) issued the following e-bulletin regarding the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and the reference to the... More ››

  • 28 April - Maine
    The Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Licensing and Registration, Electricians Examining Board recently announced they will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to Chapter 120, Electric Installation Standards... More ››

  • 16 March - Rhode Island
    On March 10, 2011 the Rhode Island Building Code Standards Committee met and voted to accept the recommendation of the Rhode Island Electrical Code Subcommittee to amend the Rhode Island Electrical Code (SBC-5) by updating the parent document from... More ››

  • 14 March - Vermont
    The Vermont Electricians' Licensing Board and the Vermont Department of Public Safety Division of Fire Safety are in the proposal stage of adopting the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) with amendments. The proposed changes can be viewed online at... More ››

  • 09 March - Idaho
    Idaho Begins Process of Adoption of the 2011 NEC The State of Idaho has posted a draft of the proposed electrical rules that will adopt the 2011 National Electrical Code, plus proposed statewide amendments. At the January 6, 2011 meeting, the Idaho... More ››

  • 24 February - Massachusetts
    On January 1, 2011 the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC®) became the basis for the 2011 Massachusetts Electrical Code. The Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR) is a fourteen-member board responsible for promulgating fire safety codes for... More ››

  • 23 February - Louisiana
    City of St. Louis has adopted 2011 NEC On February 3, 2011 the City of St. Louis, MO advanced their electrical and fire safety by moving from the 1999 NEC and adopting the 2011 NEC effective immediately by (Ordinance #68831) with several amendments... More ››

  • 22 February - Washington
    Washington State Energy Code being challenged on many fronts Following a six-month delay in implementation, Washington finally began enforcement of its 2009 energy code on January 1, 2011. The latest edition was supposed to be adopted statewide on... More ››

  • 22 February - Missouri
    City of St. Louis has adopted 2011 NEC On February 3, 2011 the City of St. Louis, MO advanced their electrical and fire safety by moving from the 1999 NEC and adopting the 2011 NEC effective immediately by (Ordinance #68831) with several amendments... More ››

  • 10 January - Ohio
    The Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) has announced a Public Hearing on January 21, 2011at 10AMin Reynoldsburg. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the adoption of new Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical (2011 NEC) for the... More ››

  • 06 January - Washington
    Economy Blamed For Delaying Code Adoption in Washington Washington State was scheduled to begin review of the 2011 National Electrical Code in late November 2010, with adoption slated for July 2011. The one event that was unanticipated in this plan... More ››

  • 04 January - Iowa
    January 2011. There is an attack underway in the State of Iowa Legislature that will repeal the Electrical Licensing Laws in the State. If this attack is successful, it will have a profound effect on the State's ability to mandate that electricians... More ››

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