Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 846
By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senator Bennett
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to residential fire sprinkler
3 requirements; amending s. 553.73, F.S.; prohibiting
4 incorporation into the Florida Building Code of
5 certain mandatory residential fire sprinkler
6 provisions of the International Residential Code;
7 providing an effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Subsection (14) is added to section 553.73,
12 Florida Statutes, to read:
13 553.73 Florida Building Code.—
14 (14) The provisions of section R313 of the most current
15 version of the International Residential Code relating to
16 mandated fire sprinklers may not be incorporated into the
17 Florida Building Code as adopted by the Florida Building
18 Commission and may not be adopted as a local amendment to the
19 Florida Building Code.
20 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.