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20 December - Georgia
State of Georgia Effective January 1, 2013, The INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS [IRC], 2006 Edition, published by the International Code Council, when used in conjunction with the Georgia State Amendments and all...
05 December - Delaware
Delaware Adopts 2011 National Electrical Code® The Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission adopted the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC®), effective December 11, 2012. This regulation has the force and effect of law in the counties, cities, and...
16 October - Oregon
Oregon AFCI Proposed Temporary Rule Changes The State of Oregon Building Codes Division, Electrical and Elevator Board, has issued new temporary rule changes regarding the installation of arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) protection in dwelling...
27 September - Wisconsin
On June 29, 2012, Gov. Scott Walker directed the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) to study eliminating GFCI, AFCI and Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) in homes without first seeking input from the Wisconsin electrical industry...
25 September - Oregon
Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board Meeting on AFCIs The State of Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board has added an item to their September 27, 2012 meeting to "review and provide a recommendation on testimony received at public meeting for arc...
24 September - Michigan
The Senate Committee for Regulatory Reform has scheduled a hearing in Lansing for HB4561 on September 27, 2012. If HB4561 is passed it will amend Michigan's code adoption process for all building, mechanical, electrical codes from a 3 year to a 6...
24 September - Washington
The Washington State Building Code Council held public hearings on September 21, 2012, on proposed changes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). These types of changes tend to produce a patchwork of costly regional requirements...
29 August - Louisiana
To our friends in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana and any other state to be affected by Hurricane Isaac NEMA and our manufacturers are always concerned for the life and safety of anyone who installs, review and inspect electrical equipment...
15 August - West Virginia
The West Virginia State Fire Commission has announced a public hearing date of August 24, 2012 in Charleston. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the adoption of the 2011 NEC which will enhance electrical safety in West Virginia. The State...
25 July - Oklahoma
Effective November 1, 2012, all commercial electrical construction in Oklahoma will be in accordance with the 2011 National Electrical Code without the informative annexes. The final approval of the Oklahoma Uniformed Building Code Council took...
16 July - Texas
Texas Industrialized Buildings Code Council adopts 2009 I-Codes and 2011 NEC The adoption of the 2009 International Codes and the 2011 National Electrical Code becomes effective for the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council on July 1, 2012...
13 July - North Carolina
On June 14, 2011 the North Carolina Building Code Council adopted the 2011 National Electrical Code effective September 1, 2011. However, on June 17, 2011, the Rules Review Commission received written objections, pursuant to NCGS 150B-21.3(b2)...
15 May - New Jersey
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Codes and Standards have completed the Electrical Subcode review process. Effective May 7, 2001, the 2011 National Electrical Code with amendments became the electrical standard for all...
07 May - Michigan
Will the Michigan Senate Leave Citizens holding the Bill on Higher Energy Costs and Reduced Safety? The Michigan Home Builders Association continue to single handedly push through legislation HB4561 that will extend building code adoption cycles in...
17 April - Virginia
March 1, 2012 the much referred to 1 year grace period has expired and all projects permitted in the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be done under the 2009 Uniform Statewide Building Code which references the 2009 I-codes and 2008 NEC as...
16 April - Alabama
The Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board voted to adopt the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC) for new-home construction and the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for commercial construction. With this adoption new...
02 April - Virginia
March 1, 2012, the much referred to one-year grace period has expired and all projects permitted in the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be done under the 2009 Uniform Statewide Building Code, which references the 2009 I-codes and 2008 NEC as...
27 March - Ohio
The Ohio Board of Building Standards (OBBS) has announced a public hearing on April 26, 2012 at 10AM in Reynoldsburg. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the proposed changes of the Ohio Residential Code which includes provisions from the...
02 February - Idaho
State of Idaho Electrical Code Adoption effectively killed.What appeared to be a positive move by the Idaho Electrical Board last August has turned into a dead end. At that meeting, after taking testimony from several individuals, the Board voted...
25 January - New Jersey
The New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Advisory Board announced the proposed adoption to the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC). The Board reviewed and approved the proposed amendments to the 2011 NEC recommended by the Electrical Subcode...
19 January - Pennsylvania
At the January 18, 2012 meeting of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council (RAC) the Council voted to recommend to the Pennsylvania Legislature that a six year code adoption cycle be instituted under the Uniform...
17 January - Idaho
Idaho Senate is Considering Adoption of the 2011 NEC TO Members of the Electrical Code Coalition The Idaho Legislature is apparently considering a proposal to adopt the 2011 NEC. Last July, the state electrical board voted to forward a...
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