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AB-2270 California Building Standards Commission: advisory panels.(2013-2014)

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Enrolled  September 04, 2014
Passed  IN  Senate  August 28, 2014
Passed  IN  Assembly  May 23, 2014
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 28, 2014

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2270


Introduced by Assembly Member Ting

February 21, 2014


An act to amend Section 18927 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to housing.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2270, Ting. California Building Standards Commission: advisory panels.
The California Building Standards Law establishes the California Building Standards Commission and requires the commission to appoint an executive director. The law authorizes the commission to appoint advisory panels from the design professions, the building and construction industry, the affected general public, and interested governmental agencies to advise the commission and its staff.
This bill would authorize the commission to also appoint individuals from the energy and resource efficiency professions to an advisory panel. This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would promote the creation of energy and resource efficient homes in California.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to promote the creation of energy and resource efficient homes in California.

SEC. 2.

 Section 18927 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

18927.
 The commission may appoint from the design professions, the energy and resource efficiency professions, the building and construction industry, the affected general public, and interested governmental agencies, appropriate advisory panels to advise the commission and its staff with respect to building standards. The persons appointed to the panels shall be specifically knowledgeable and qualified in the type of work embraced by the building standards in question. These persons shall serve without compensation, but may receive actual necessary travel expenses.