HB1364: Uniform Statewide Building and Statewide Fire Prevention Codes; revision.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1364

Offered January 22, 2016
A BILL to direct the Board of Housing and Community Development to revise the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Statewide Fire Prevention Code to exempt from such codes barrel storage by distillery operations licensed by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in order to conform to federal fire code provisions.
Patron-- Campbell

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Board of Housing and Community Development is directed to revise the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Statewide Fire Prevention Code, as appropriate, to exempt from such codes barrel storage by distillery operations licensed by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in order to conform to federal fire code provisions.

§ 2. Alternatively, the Board of Housing and Community Development may revise such codes to increase the current 30-gallon limit for barrel storage to 120 gallons in the control area of the distillery where distillation occurs.