Uniform Statewide Building Code; exemption for certain use and occupancy classifications. (HB1289)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Housing and Community Development; exemption for certain use and occupancy classifications from the requirements of the Uniform Statewide Building Code. Directs the Board of Housing and Community Development to consider, during the next code development cycle, revising the Uniform Statewide Building Code (the Building Code) to provide an exemption from any requirements in the energy efficiency standards in the Building Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code (the Energy Conservation Code), and any subsequent amendments to the Building Code and the Energy Conservation Code, for the use and occupancy classifications of (i) Section 306, Factory Group F; (ii) Section 311, Storage Group S; and (iii) Section 312, Utility and Miscellaneous Group U. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103441D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/03/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N)
02/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1289)
02/08/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Committee substitute printed 22105555D-H1
02/10/2022Read first time
02/11/2022Read second time
02/11/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105555D-H1
02/11/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1289H1
02/14/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 47-N)
02/14/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1289H1)
03/02/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed Senate (32-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1289ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1289ER)
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 407 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0407)

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