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12 Pa. Code § 145.43. Amendment policy.

§ 145.43. Amendment policy.

 (a)  Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), the Department will adopt amendments and additions to the provisions of the codes adopted under § §  145.41 and 145.42 (relating to adoption of standards; and alternate standards) which relate to the design, materials or method of construction of buildings in accordance with the procedure called for in §  145.44 (relating to adoption and effective dates—code amendments).

 (b)  The Department will not adopt an amendment of or addition to the codes adopted under § §  145.41 and 145.42 which relate to the design, materials or method of construction of buildings unless the amendment or addition has been adopted by the organizations which publish the code or the Department determines that the amendment or addition is necessary to protect the health, safety or welfare of the citizens of this Commonwealth.

 (c)  If the Department does not adopt the latest version including supplements and additions of the codes adopted under §  145.41 or §  145.42 or adopts other standards not contained in the latest version including supplements and additions, the Department will amend this chapter under to §  145.97 (relating to amendments to this chapter).

Source

   The provisions of this §  145.43 adopted July 12, 1974, effective July 13, 1974, 4 Pa.B. 1403; amended July 25, 1975, effective July 26, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 1911; amended September 8, 1978, effective March 9, 1979, 8 Pa.B. 2524; corrected September 22, 1978, effective March 9, 1979, 8 Pa.B. 2631; amended September 19, 1997, effective September 20, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 4828. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (231128) to (231129).

Cross References

   This section cited in 12 Pa. Code §  145.41 (relating to adoption of standards); 12 Pa. Code §  145.42 (relating to alternate standards); and 12 Pa. Code §  145.70 (relating to Departmental evaluation and inspection).



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