TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-88
Code Consistency Council

SECTION 23-88-2


   § 23-88-2  Establishment. – (a) There is hereby established a council to be called the "Code Consistency Council" consisting of sixteen (16) members:

   (1) One of whom shall be the state fire marshal and who shall serve as a co-chairperson;

   (2) One of whom shall be the state building code commissioner who shall serve as a co-chairperson;

   (3) One of whom shall be the Director of Regulatory Reform, or his or her designee;

   (4) One of whom shall be the president of the American institute of architects Rhode Island, or his or her designee;

   (5) One of whom shall be the president of the structural engineers association of Rhode Island, or his or her designee;

   (6) One of whom shall be the president of the Rhode Island association of fire fighters, or his or her designee;

   (7) One of whom shall be the president of the Rhode Island chapter of the associated general contractors, or his or her designee;

   (8) One of whom shall be the president of the housing network or his or her designee;

   (9) Two (2) of whom shall be appointed by the director of the department of labor and training, one with an expertise in elevator safety rules and regulations and one with an expertise in boiler safety rules and regulations;

   (10) Two (2) of whom shall be appointed by the League of Cities and Towns, one from a city and one from a town to represent the interests of municipalities that administer building code issues;

   (11) One of whom shall be the chairperson of the Rhode Island historical preservation and heritage commission, or his or her designee;

   (12) One of whom shall be the President of the Rhode Island builders' association or his or her designee;

   (13) One of whom shall be an environmental engineer, to be appointed by the governor; and

   (14) One of whom shall be an attorney whose practice is concentrated in building and construction, to be appointed by the governor.

   (b) Forthwith upon the effective date of this chapter, the members of the council shall meet at the call of the chairs and organize. Vacancies in the council shall be filled in like manner as the original appointment.

   (c) The department of public safety is hereby directed to provide suitable quarters for the council.

   (d) All departments and agencies of the state shall furnish such advice and information documentary and otherwise to the commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 154, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 195, § 1.)