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SF 1477

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:21am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/11/2009
1st Engrossment Posted on 05/18/2009
Unofficial Engrossments
1st Unofficial Engrossment Posted on 04/14/2009
Conference Committee Reports
CCR-SF1477A Posted on 05/16/2009

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to construction codes; providing a limited exemption.

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

Section 1. new text beginLIMITED EXEMPTION FROM STATE BUILDING CODE;
REDWOOD COUNTY.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, an eligible structure described in
paragraph (c) shall be exempted from compliance with the following automatic sprinkler
system provisions:
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new text begin (1) the sprinkler system provision of the 2006 edition of the International Building
Code, section 903.2.1.2, as adopted by the State Building Code; and
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new text begin (2) the sprinkler system provision of the 2006 edition of the International Fire Code,
section 903.2.1.2, as adopted by the State Fire Code.
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new text begin (b) An eligible structure described in paragraph (c) that is exempt from and does not
comply with the automatic sprinkler system provisions described in paragraph (a) shall
comply with the following requirements:
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new text begin (1) the structure must have at least five permanently installed exit doors;
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new text begin (2) the structure must be equipped with at least two fire extinguishers; and
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new text begin (3) the structure must be equipped with at least two smoke detectors.
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new text begin (c) An eligible structure is one that:
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new text begin (1) is located in Redwood County and is on the property known as the Gilfillan
Estate;
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new text begin (2) is owned by a historical society formed in 1949;
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new text begin (3) is currently less than 2,800 square feet in total area with an occupant load of
fewer than 200 occupants, and, after expansion and renovation, will be less than 7,000
square feet in total area with an occupant load of fewer than 400 occupants;
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new text begin (4) has use and occupancy classification codes of "A-2" and "B" under the 2006
edition of the International Building Code, as adopted by the State Building Code; and
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new text begin (5) was built in 1998.
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new text begin (d) For purposes of certification of plans pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section
326.03, subdivision 1, and Minnesota Rules, chapters 1800 and 1805, if an architecture
plan of a structure otherwise complies with applicable laws, ordinances, and building
codes relating to design, any plan relating to a structure described in paragraph (c) that
does not include plans for an automatic sprinkler system exempted in paragraph (a) shall be
deemed to comply with applicable laws, ordinances, and building codes relating to design.
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new text begin (e) The exemption provided in this section expires July 1, 2019.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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