HB 120: Building Codes: Local Consistency/Exempt Code

Summary: Building code update cycle changed from every 3 years to every 6 years.  which puts NC behind the model building code cycle of 3 years.  This impacts energy, mechanical, plumbing, and electric codes. Click here for official bill history, bill text, and vote records.

Status: Introduced in the House, heard in the House Committee on Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Local Government, House Committee on Finance, and Senate Committee on Commerce. Passed 6/13/2013. Signed by Gov. McCrory into law 6/19/2013.

WNC Legislators sponsoring the bill: 

  • Primary: Rep. Hager (HD 112)
  • Sponsors: Tim Moffitt (HD 116), Rep. Presnell (HD 118), Rep. Whitmire (HD 113), Rep. Jordan (HD 93)

Voting for HB 120
Rep. Roger West (R)
Rep. Michelle Presnell (R)
Rep. Joe Sam Queen (D)
Rep. Chuck McGrady (R)
Rep. Tim Moffitt (R)
Rep. Nathan Ramsey (R)
Rep. Chris Whitmire (R)
Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R)
Rep. Mike Hager (R)
Rep. Josh Dobson (R)
Rep. Jonathan Jordan (R)

Sen. Jim Davis (R)
Sen. Tom Apodaca (R)
Sen. Martin Nesbitt (D)
Sen. Ralph Hise (R)
Sen. Warren Daniel (R)
Sen. Dan Soucek (R)
Voting Against HB 120
Rep. Susan Fisher (D)

Not Voting