USBC &SFPC; proposal for changes to the Codes to address active shooters or hostile threats. (SB333)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Statewide Building Code and Statewide Fire Prevention Code; stakeholder review of changes to address active shooters or hostile threats. Directs the Department of Housing and Community Development to convene stakeholders for the purpose of developing proposals for changes to the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Statewide Fire Prevention Code to address active shooters or hostile threats. The review of the stakeholders is required to include the examination of (i) door locking devices, (ii) barricade devices, and (iii) other safety measures on doors and windows for the purpose of preventing both ingress and egress in the event of a threat to the physical security of persons in such buildings. Read the Bill »


02/14/2020: In Subcommittee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104049D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB333)
01/22/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2020Committee substitute printed 20106365D-S1
01/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106365D-S1
01/27/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB333S1
01/28/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB333S1)
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection

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