Text: HF379            Text: HF381
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House File 380

HOUSE FILE BY BUKTA and HUSER Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the application and enforcement of the state 2 building code and providing an applicability date. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2120HH 82 5 eg/je/5 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 103A.10, subsection 2, Code 2007, is 1 2 amended by adding the following new paragraph: 1 3 NEW PARAGRAPH. d. In each city with a population of more 1 4 than fifteen thousand that has not adopted a local building 1 5 code that is substantially in accord with standards developed 1 6 by a nationally recognized building code organization. The 1 7 city shall enforce the state building code, including the 1 8 provisions in section 103A.19, subsections 1 through 6. 1 9 Sec. 2. Section 103A.19, unnumbered paragraph 2, Code 1 10 2007, is amended to read as follows: 1 11 In aid of administration and enforcement of the state 1 12 building code, and in addition to and not in limitation of 1 13 powers vested in them by law, each governmental subdivision of 1 14 the state may, and each city designated in section 103A.10, 1 15 subsection 2, paragraph "d", shall: 1 16 Sec. 3. APPLICABILITY DATE. This Act applies to building 1 17 permits issued on or after July 1, 2008. 1 18 Sec. 4. IMPLEMENTATION OF ACT. Section 25B.2, subsection 1 19 3, shall not apply to this Act. 1 20 EXPLANATION 1 21 Under this bill, a city with a population over 15,000 that 1 22 has not adopted a local building code in accord with standards 1 23 developed by a nationally recognized building code 1 24 organization is required to apply and enforce the state 1 25 building code within its limits. 1 26 The bill provides that the Act applies to building permits 1 27 issued on or after July 1, 2008. 1 28 The bill may include a state mandate as defined in Code 1 29 section 25B.3. The bill makes inapplicable Code section 1 30 25B.2, subsection 3, which would relieve a political 1 31 subdivision from complying with a state mandate if funding for 1 32 the cost of the state mandate is not provided or specified. 1 33 Therefore, political subdivisions are required to comply with 1 34 any state mandate included in the bill. 1 35 LSB 2120HH 82 2 1 eg:rj/je/5
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