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AB-2994 Building standards: public restroom stalls: disability access.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 08/31/2018 09:00 PM
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Enrolled  August 31, 2018
Passed  IN  Senate  August 24, 2018
Passed  IN  Assembly  August 29, 2018
Amended  IN  Senate  June 21, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 30, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 18, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2994


Introduced by Assembly Member Holden

February 16, 2018


An act to add Section 18941.12 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to building standards.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2994, Holden. Building standards: public restroom stalls: disability access.
The California Building Standards Law provides for the adoption of building standards by state agencies by requiring all state agencies that adopt or propose any building standard to submit the building standard to the California Building Standards Commission for approval or adoption.
This bill would require the Division of the State Architect to review the existing disability access standards for public restroom stalls and to develop and propose to the commission for consideration updated standards on the required number of ambulatory accessible stalls in public restrooms.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 18941.12 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

18941.12.
 The Division of the State Architect shall review the accessibility standards for public restrooms and shall, as part of the next triennial update of the California Building Standards Code (Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations) adopted after January 1, 2020, develop and propose for consideration by the commission updated standards on the number of required ambulatory accessible stalls in public restrooms.