HB2626 S JUDICIARY AM #1
The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill on page four, section two, line eight, after the word “authorized” by striking out the period and inserting the following: with the following amendment:
On page four, by striking out all of subsection 5.1 and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
New One and Two Family Dwellings over one level in height, New One and Two Family Dwellings containing a basement, and New One and Two Family Dwellings containing a crawl space containing a fuel burning appliance below the first floor, shall provide one of the following methods for fire protection of floors: (1) A 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) gypsum wallboard membrane, 5/8 inch (16 mm) wood structural panel membrane, or equivalent on the underside of the floor framing member; (2) Wood floor assemblies using dimension lumber or structural composite lumber equal or greater than 2 inch by 10 inch (50.8 mm by 254 mm) nominal dimension, or other approved floor assemblies demonstrating equivalent fire performance; or (3) An Automatic Fire Sprinkler System as set forth in section R313.2 of the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings: Provided, That floor assemblies located directly over a space protected by an automatic sprinkler system as set forth in section R313.2 of the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings are exempt from this requirement.;
On page fourteen, section three, line six, after the word “authorized” by striking out the period and adding the following: with the following amendment:
On page twenty-five, subsection 10.2., after the words “minimum period of” by striking out “four (4)” and inserting in lieu thereof “three (3)".