BOLAND, MCKEON AND GASH.
NEW HOME ACCESS FEATURES REQD
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Basic Access to Housing Act. Provides that all
private single-family spec homes designed and constructed for first
occupancy after March 13, 1998 must include certain basic access
features, including a no-step exterior entrance with a 36-inch-wide
door, interior doors allowing 32 inches of clearance, electrical
outlets at least 15 inches above the floor, and reinforced bathroom
walls. Preempts home rule powers. Provides that the Department of
Human Rights shall oversee the administration of the Act and receive
and review complaints alleging violations of the Act.
HOME RULE NOTE
House Bill 1228 does preempt home rule authority.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB1228 fails to create a State mandate.
HOUSE AFFORDABILITY IMPACT NOTE
This bill has no direct impact on the cost of constructing,
purchasing, owning or selling a single-family residence.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Human Rights)
Total fiscal impact is $71,382.
FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
HB1228 does not have a fiscal impact on units of local gov't.
Last action on Bill: THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/LOST 033-076-008
Last action date: 97-04-24
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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