Uniform Statewide Building Code; amendments, energy efficiency and conservation. (HB2227)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Statewide Building Code; amendments; energy efficiency and conservation. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development, upon each publication by the International Code Council of a new version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), to consider adopting amendments to the Uniform Statewide Building Code to address changes in the IECC related to energy efficiency and conservation. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102540D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2021Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/28/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/29/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2227)
02/02/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2021Reported from General Laws with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Committee substitute printed 21104318D-H1
02/03/2021Read first time
02/04/2021Read second time
02/04/2021Passed by temporarily
02/04/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21104318D-H1
02/04/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2227H1
02/05/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
02/05/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2227H1)
02/17/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/22/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 4-N)
02/24/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021Read third time
02/25/2021Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N)
03/09/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2227ER)
03/09/2021Signed by President
03/11/2021Signed by Speaker
03/15/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2021
03/15/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/17/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2227ER)
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 425 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)