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08 December - Florida
State of Florida The Florida Building Commission will hold a rule hearing on January 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM via conference call/webinar. The purpose of the hearing is to accept public input regarding the proposed 5th Edition (2014) Florida Building...
02 December - Tennessee
State of Tennessee An Act to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 62, Chapter 6; Title 68; Title 69 and Title 70, relative to marina and boat dock safety and cited as the "Noah Dean and Nate Act" goes into effect on January 1, 2015. The Act...
17 November - Georgia
State of Georgia The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) held a Board of Directors Meeting on November 5, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia. A presentation was given by Ted Miltiades, Director of the Office of Construction Codes and Bill Guinade...
07 November - Montana
State of Montana The State of Montana, Department of Labor and Industry, has adopted the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code without significant amendment. The final adoption notice was filed on October 14, 2014, and the 2014 NEC became...
07 November - California
State of California On October 21, 2014, the California Building Standards Commission voted to adopt as part of CALGreen (Title 24, Part 11) residential mandatory standards requiring all new one- and two-family dwellings, townhouses with attached...
23 October - Arkansas
State of Arkansas The State of Arkansas Department of Labor announced the adoption of the 2014 NEC with an effective date of November 21, 2014. 010.13 Administrative Regulations of the Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas...
17 October - Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma The Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission (OUBCC) created technical committees comprised of individuals in the respective trades to review the codes and make recommendations to the Commission. Each committee will recommend...
26 September - District Of Columbia
U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has determined that the 2013 edition of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES1 Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings, Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings would improve energy efficiency in...
19 September - Florida
Florida The Florida Building Commission, Electrical Technical Advisory Committee will have a teleconference meeting on Friday, October 3, 2014 to discuss the possibility of adopting the 2014 National Electrical Code as part of the proposed 5th...
18 September - North Carolina
North Carolina In response to discussion at the September 9, 2014 meeting of the NC Building Code Council, the Electrical Ad Hoc Committee has been reactivated to prepare the required fiscal analysis as required per NC General Statute GS 143-138(a)...
17 September - Illinois
State of Illinois 2015 IECC - The State of Illinois is beginning the update cycle for the Illinois Energy Conservation Code from the 2012 IECC to the 2015 IECC. The Illinois Energy Conservation Advisory Council (ILECAC), who reviews and votes on...
08 September - South Carolina
Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Section 6-9-40 of the 1976 Code of Laws of South Carolina, as amended, the South Carolina Building Codes Council intends to adopt the following building codes for use in the state of South Carolina...
04 September - North Carolina
North Carolina The final meeting of the North Carolina Electrical Ad Hoc Committee was held on September 3, 2014 at the Department of Insurance, Office of State Fire Marshal in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Committee assembled their final report and...
25 August - Ohio
State Of Ohio Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Ohio Board of Building Standards will convene for a public hearing at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 19, 2014, in Hearing Room #1, at 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 43068...
15 August - Georgia
State of Georgia The State Codes Advisory Committee (SCAC) met on July 24, 2014. It will recommend the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board adopt the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). It also considered and will recommend adoption of the...
07 August - North Carolina
North Carolina Electrical Code: The North Carolina Building Code Council (BCC) Electrical Ad Hoc Committee has scheduled a set of meetings to begin review of the 2014 National Electrical Code as follows: Aug. 7 – first meeting – 1:30 PM-4:00 PM ET...
15 July - Maine
State of Maine Maine has adopted the 2014 NEC as the Chapter 120 Electrical Installation Standards governed by the Maine Electricians’ Examining Board. Adoption date was July 1, 2014; for more information on the State Code implementation. Contact...
09 July - Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island The 2014 National Electrical Code was filed with the Secretary of State in Rhode Island on July 2, 2014 and is anticipated to be officially adopted August 1, 2014. There will be a required 20 day period in the Secretary of...
09 July - Vermont
State of Vermont Vermont has adopted the 2014 NEC as of July 1, 2014 As written in the Vermont Electrical Safety Rules “The Electricians’ Licensing Board, for the purpose of making rules regarding the safeguarding of persons and property from...
07 July - Texas
State of Texas 2014 National Electrical Code Becomes Effective September 1, 2014 The Texas Electrical Safety and Licensing Act requires the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) to adopt the revised National Electrical Code (NEC) as...
02 July - New Mexico
State of New Mexico The State of New Mexico, Department of Regulation and Licensing, Division of Construction Industries and Manufactured Housing has adopted the 2014 New Mexico Electrical Code, based on the 2014 National Electrical Code. The...
26 June - North Dakota
State of North Dakota North Dakota State Electrical Board voted to adopt the 2014 NEC with an effective date of September 1, 2014. This adoption will provide a great benefit to the citizens of North Dakota by increasing electrical safety of all...
26 June - Minnesota
State of Minnesota The Minnesota Board of Electricity has adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code which will apply to all jobs when the permit is filed on or after July 1, 2014. Electrical license examinations taken after July 1, 2014, will be...
25 June - Iowa
State of Iowa The State of Iowa, Department of Public safety will hold a public hearing for the adoption of the 2014 National Electrical code (NEC) with several fire & life safety amendments. The public hearing is scheduled on August 12, 2014, at 1...
25 June - Washington
State of Washington The 2014 National Electrical Code, with Washington State amendments, becomes effective on July 1, 2014. The rules, found in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-46B, are now available electronically from the Washington State...
17 June - Florida
State of Florida Effective July 1, 2014, all one-family and two-family dwellings and townhomes undergoing a repair, or a level 1 alteration as defined in the Florida Building Code, may use smoke alarms powered by 10-year nonremovable...
09 June - Georgia
State of Georgia On March 5, 2014, the National Electrical Code Task Force was charged with reviewing the 2014 National Electrical Code and any proposed amendments, in order to replace the 2011 National Electrical Code for the State Minimum...
05 June - Louisiana
Carbon Monoxide legislation passed in Louisiana. (Act No. 277) Louisiana House Bill 1267 has been signed into law and goes into effect August 1, 2014. The bill amends R.S. 40:1563(M) and R.S. 40:1574(L) as shown below: R.S. 40:1563 M.(1) The fire...
04 June - Virginia
Virginia The effective date of the 2012 Virginia Codes will be July 14, 2014. This includes the 2011 National Electrical Code.Code sections under petition may be suspended as necessary until resolution. The regulations published in the Virginia...
03 June - Mississippi
State of Mississippi Mississippi has enacted its first statewide building code. Senate Bill 2378, which amends Title 17, Chapter 2 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, has been signed into law and takes effect on August 1, 2014. (1) Except as provided...
State of New York- Energy Code Alert Notice of Proposed Rule Making Update to the Commercial Provisions of the State Energy Conservation Construction Code. The Division of Building Standards and Codes is pleased to announce that a proposal to...
28 May - Virginia
State of Virginia The Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development held a meeting on May 19, 2014. Mr. Anthony Clatterbuck, Chairman of the Codes and Standards Committee, reported on the morning meeting of the Committee. Mr. Clatterbuck...
15 May - South Dakota
State of South Dakota On May 6, 2014 the South Dakota Interim Rules Committee approved the proposed rules for the adoption of the 2014 NEC with an effective date of July 1, 2014. The South Dakota Electrical Commission should be applauded for their...
02 May - Arkansas
State of Arkansas The Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 216 of the Arkansas Department of Labor, 10421 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.The public hearing...
22 April - Washington
City of Washington, DC - District of Columbia March 26, 2014 (WASHINGTON, DC) -- Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced today that the District of Columbia will adopt the 2013 DC Construction Codes this Friday, March 28, 2014. The new codes reflect some...
10 April - Nebraska
State of Nebraska The State of Nebraska Electrical Board has announced the adoption of the 2014 NEC without amendment with an effective date of April 9, 2014. This action increases fire & electrical safety in all buildings and provides opportunity...
30 January - Connecticut
State of Connecticut During the January 27, 2014 meeting held in Hartford, Connecticut, The Connecticut Regulation Review Board voted to approve the proposed Connecticut Building Code which includes the adoption of the 2011 National Electric Code...
24 January - Nebraska
The State of Nebraska General Affairs Committee is holding a public hearing on LB 680 which is updating from the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) to the 2014 NEC. This hearing is scheduled for Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1:30pm in Room #1510, at...
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