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SF 2691

1st Engrossment - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/04/2000
1st Engrossment Posted on 02/17/2000

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to the State Building Code; transferring 
  1.3             authority to develop the energy portions of the 
  1.4             building code from the commissioner of public service 
  1.5             to the commissioner of administration; amending 
  1.6             Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.61, subdivision 
  1.7             6; 216C.20, subdivision 1; and 216C.27, subdivision 8; 
  1.8             repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.195, 
  1.9             subdivisions 2 and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 
  1.10            Supplement, sections 216C.19, subdivision 8; and 
  1.11            216C.195, subdivision 1. 
  1.13     Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16B.61, 
  1.14  subdivision 6, is amended to read: 
  1.15     Subd. 6.  [ENERGY EFFICIENCY.] The code must provide for 
  1.16  building new low-income housing in accordance with energy 
  1.17  efficiency standards adopted under section 216C.19, subdivision 
  1.18  8 16B.61, subdivision 1.  For purposes of this subdivision, 
  1.19  low-income housing means residential housing built for 
  1.20  low-income persons and families under a program of a housing and 
  1.21  redevelopment authority, the Minnesota housing finance agency, 
  1.22  or another entity receiving money from the state to construct 
  1.23  such housing. 
  1.24     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.20, 
  1.25  subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  1.26     Subdivision 1.  [APPLICABILITY.] The rules concerning heat 
  1.27  loss, illumination, and climate control standards adopted 
  1.28  pursuant to section 216C.19, subdivision 8 16B.61, subdivision 
  2.1   1, shall include standards for all existing buildings heated by 
  2.2   oil, coal, gas, or electric units which are owned by the state, 
  2.3   the university of Minnesota, any city, any county, or any school 
  2.4   district.  Compliance with standards adopted pursuant to this 
  2.5   section shall not be mandatory for buildings owned by any city, 
  2.6   county or school district, except as otherwise provided by this 
  2.7   section. 
  2.8      Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.27, 
  2.9   subdivision 8, is amended to read: 
  2.11  standards concerning heat loss, illumination, and climate 
  2.12  control adopted pursuant to section 216C.19, subdivision 8 
  2.13  16B.61, subdivision 1, shall require that electrical service to 
  2.14  individual dwelling units in buildings containing two or more 
  2.15  units be separately metered, with individual metering readily 
  2.16  accessible to the individual occupants.  The standards 
  2.17  authorized by this subdivision shall only apply to buildings 
  2.18  constructed after the effective date of the amended standards.  
  2.19  Buildings intended for occupancy primarily by persons who are 62 
  2.20  years of age or older or handicapped, or which contain a 
  2.21  majority of units not equipped with complete kitchen facilities, 
  2.22  shall be exempt from the provisions of this subdivision. 
  2.23     Sec. 4.  [TRANSFER.] 
  2.24     Development of the energy portion of the State Building 
  2.25  Code is transferred from the commissioner of public service to 
  2.26  the commissioner of administration in accordance with Minnesota 
  2.27  Statutes, section 15.039.  Responsibilities transferred under 
  2.28  this section include all statutory responsibilities of the 
  2.29  commissioner of public service for developing the energy portion 
  2.30  of the State Building Code.  In the case that responsibilities 
  2.31  for developing the energy portion of the State Building Code 
  2.32  have been delegated to the commissioner of commerce on or before 
  2.33  the effective date of this act as a result of the commissioner 
  2.34  of administration's reorganization order number 181, development 
  2.35  of the energy code is transferred from the commissioner of 
  2.36  commerce to the commissioner of administration. 
  3.1      Sec. 5.  [REPEALER.] 
  3.2      Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.195, subdivisions 2 
  3.3   and 3; and Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 216C.19, 
  3.4   subdivision 8; and 216C.195, subdivision 1, are repealed. 
  3.5      Sec. 6.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
  3.6      Sections 1 to 5 are effective July 1, 2000.