TRUSS CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Truss Construction Fire Safety Act. Provides that
the Office of the State Fire Marshall shall require identifying
emblems on buildings that have a roof or floor with truss
construction. Provides that the county in unincorporated areas and
the municipality in incorporated areas shall enforce the Act and
authorizes the county or municipality to charge a reasonable
registration fee for buildings requiring the emblem. Effective
STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE
HB768 would not impact State Debt.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 768 creates a "local organization
and structure mandate" for which no reimbursement is required.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 768 does not preempt home rule authority.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Creates the Truss Construction Fire Safety
Act. Authorizes municipalities and counties to require display of a
truss construction emblem on structures having truss construction.
Authorizes municipalities and counties to impose registration
requirements and fees on owners of those structures. Effective
FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
HB 768 does not have a fiscal impact on DCCA.
STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from previous State debt note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
In the opinion of DCCA, HB768, with H-am 1, fails to create a
FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1 (DCCA)
HB 768 will increase revenues to counties and municipalities to
offset the increased expenditures as a result of administering
and enforcing the Truss Construction Fire Safety Act.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Excludes residential structures from the display requirements.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2
Deletes the provisions specifically authorizing the county or
municipality to use the truss construction registration fee for costs
related to preparing to respond and responding to fires and other
safety-related situations regarding structures with truss construc-
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0434
Last action date: 97-08-16
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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