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


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to direct the Board of Housing and Community Development to consider, during the next code development cycle, certain revisions to the Uniform Statewide Building Code regarding energy efficiency requirements for certain use and occupancy classifications.
[H 1289]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Board of Housing and Community Development is directed to consider, during the next code development cycle, revising the Uniform Statewide Building Code (§ 36-97 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) to provide an exemption from any requirements in the energy efficiency standards established pursuant to 13VAC5-63-264 of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, and any subsequent amendments to the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, for the following use and occupancy classifications pursuant to Chapter 3 of the 2018 Virginia Construction Code: (i) Section 306, Factory Group F; (ii) Section 311, Storage Group S; and (iii) Section 312, Utility and Miscellaneous Group U.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1289
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on General Laws
on February 8, 2022)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Head)
A BILL to direct the Board of Housing and Community Development to consider, during the next code development cycle, certain revisions to the Uniform Statewide Building Code regarding energy efficiency requirements for certain use and occupancy classifications.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Board of Housing and Community Development is directed to consider, during the next code development cycle, revising the Uniform Statewide Building Code (§ 36-97 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) to provide an exemption from any requirements in the energy efficiency standards established pursuant to 13VAC5-63-264 of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, and any subsequent amendments to the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code, for the following use and occupancy classifications pursuant to Chapter 3 of the 2018 Virginia Construction Code: (i) Section 306, Factory Group F; (ii) Section 311, Storage Group S; and (iii) Section 312, Utility and Miscellaneous Group U.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1289

Offered January 20, 2022
A BILL to direct the Board of Housing and Community Development to revise the Uniform Statewide Building Code to exempt certain use and occupancy classifications from the requirements of the Virginia Energy Conservation Code.
Patron-- Head

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 (§ 36-97 et seq. of the Code of Virginia) to provide an exemption from any requirements in the energy efficiency standards established pursuant to 13VAC5-63-264 of the Virginia Administrative Code and the 2018 Virginia Energy Conservation Code for the following use and occupancy classifications pursuant to Chapter 3 of the 2018 Virginia Construction Code: (i) Section 306, Factory Group F; (ii) Section 311, Storage Group S; and (iii) Section 312, Utility and Miscellaneous Group U.