Bill Text: NH SB49 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relative to the state fire code.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-08 - Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1734h: Motion Adopted Voice Vote 05/08/2019 [SB49 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-SB49-Amended.html

SB 49 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

8May2019... 1734h

2019 SESSION

19-0935

05/06

 

SENATE BILL 49

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Rep. Baldasaro, Rock. 5; Rep. Doucette, Rock. 8; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill updates the state fire code to include the 2015 edition of the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1.  The bill also ratifies certain amendments to the state fire code made by the fire marshal and the state board of fire control.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8May2019... 1734h 19-0935

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the state fire code.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  State Fire Code.  Amend RSA 153:1, VI-a to read as follows:

VI-a.  "New Hampshire fire code" or "state fire code" means the adoption by reference of the Life Safety Code 2015 edition and the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1, [2009] 2015 edition, as published by the National Fire Protection Association and as amended by the state board of fire control and ratified by the general court pursuant to RSA 153:5.  The provisions of any other national code, model code, or standard referred to within a code listed in this definition shall be included in the state fire code unless amended in accordance with RSA 153:5.

  2   State Fire Code; Ratification of Amendments; State Board of Fire Control.  Pursuant to RSA 153:5, I, the general court hereby ratifies Exhibits RE: 19-01-15 and RE: 19-02-15 as amendments to the state fire code, adopted by the fire marshal and the state board of fire control on April 29, 2019, as provided in administrative rules SAF-C 6000.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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