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Session 120 - (2013-2014)Printer Friendly
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S 0676 General Bill, By L. Martin
Summary: State Building Code
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1910 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO LICENSE PLATES FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A "WHEELCHAIR USER" DECAL WITH A LICENSE PLATE ISSUED TO A PERSON CERTIFIED AS PERMANENTLY HANDICAPPED AND WHO USES A WHEELCHAIR OR SIMILAR LOW-POWERED MOTORIZED OR MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VEHICLE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR USE BY A PERSON WITH A PHYSICAL DISABILITY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-1960, RELATING TO HANDICAPPED PARKING PLACARDS, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE A "WHEELCHAIR USER" PLACARD OR DECAL IF THE PERSON USES A WHEELCHAIR OR SIMILAR LOW-POWERED MOTORIZED OR MECHANICALLY PROPELLED VEHICLE DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR USE BY A PERSON WITH A PHYSICAL DISABILITY THAT WILL PERMIT A HOLDER OF A "WHEELCHAIR USER" PLACARD OR DECAL TO PARK IN DESIGNATED "WHEELCHAIR USER ONLY" PARKING SPACES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRESENTATION AND EXPIRATION OF A "WHEELCHAIR USER" PLACARD OR DECAL; AND TO AMEND CHAPTER 34, TITLE 1, RELATING TO NATIONAL BUILDING CODES, BY ADDING SECTION 1-34-80, TO PROVIDE THAT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY IN THE STATE BUILDING CODE, THE STATE BUILDING CODE SHALL REQUIRE A NUMBER OF ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES FOR "WHEELCHAIR USER" PLACARD OR DECAL HOLDERS TO BE PROVIDED FOR ALL BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES SUBJECT TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS AND COMMERCIAL FACILITIES, GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS, AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPACES BE APPROPRIATELY SIGNED.
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05/02/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10)
05/02/13Senate Referred to Committee on Transportation (Senate Journal-page 10)



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