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HF 529

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/17/2011 03:08pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to building codes; requiring equivalent load-bearing capacity for panels
used in agricultural building roofs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections
326B.106, by adding a subdivision; 326B.121, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.106, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Translucent panels; skylights. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any other law to the
contrary, the code must require that translucent panels or other skylights without raised
curbs shall be supported to have equivalent load-bearing capacity as the surrounding roof.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.121, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Application.

new text begin(a) new text endThe State Building Code is the standard that applies
statewide for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, and repair of buildings and other
structures of the type governed by the code.

new text begin (b)new text end The State Building Code supersedes the building code of any municipality.

new text begin (c)new text end The State Building Code does not apply to agricultural buildings exceptnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end with respect to state inspections required or rulemaking authorized by sections
103F.141; 216C.19, subdivision 9; and 326B.36new text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (2) translucent panels or other skylights without raised curbs shall be supported to
have equivalent load-bearing capacity as the surrounding roof
new text end.

new text begin new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end