FILED ON: 11/28/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4053



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court



An Act relative to the Board of Building Regulations and Standards..


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 97 of chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following new paragraph:-

Notwithstanding any special or general law to the contrary, the board may not adopt an 4 amendment to the state building code that permits a city or town to accept such amendment on a local option basis. This paragraph shall not apply to 780 CMR 115.AA, the Stretch Energy Code,  or M.G.L. c. 25A Section 10 and any regulations, amendments or revisions made thereto.