HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2452

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2018

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 107-27, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"107-27 Design of state buildings. (a) No later than one year after the adoption of codes or standards pursuant to section 107-24(c), the design of all state building construction shall be in compliance with the Hawaii state building codes, except state building construction shall be allowed to be exempted from:

(1) County codes that have not adopted the Hawaii state building codes;

(2) Any county code amendments that are inconsistent with the minimum performance objectives of the Hawaii state building codes or the objectives enumerated in this part; or

(3) Any county code amendments that are contrary to code amendments adopted by another county.

(b) Exemptions shall include county ordinances allowing the exercise of indigenous Hawaiian architecture adopted in accordance with section 46-1.55.

(c) For state buildings constructed on or after July 1, 2018, the design of state buildings shall include a shelter room or area that is capable of protecting individuals from category 3 hurricanes."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.



 

Report Title:

Public Safety; Public Improvements; State Building Construction; Disaster Preparedness; Hurricane

 

Description:

Requires the design of all state buildings constructed on or after July 1, 2018, to include a shelter room or area that is capable of protecting individuals from Category 3 hurricanes. (HB2452 HD1)

 

 

 

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