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SB-37 California Energy Commission: building efficiency standards.(2001-2002)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 25402.6 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

25402.6.
 (a) In conjunction with the existing activities of local building departments, the commission shall, upon the receipt of a complaint by a local building official, assist the official in determining compliance with building energy efficiency standards including, if necessary, site visits.
(b) The commission shall investigate options and develop a plan to decrease wasteful load energy consumption in existing residential and nonresidential buildings. On or before January 1, 2002, the commission shall report its findings to the Legislature, including, but not limited to, any changes in law necessary to implement the plan to decrease wasteful peak load energy consumption in existing residential and nonresidential buildings.

SEC. 2.

 Section 25402.7 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

25402.7.
 The commission shall support development of building standards and other regulations pursuant to Section 25402 and subdivision (b) of Section 25553 including appropriate research, development, and training to implement those standards and other regulations.