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                                                   HOUSE AMENDMENT

    702-170AXA-22                    Bill No. CS/HB 1307, 1st Eng.

    Amendment No. 2 (for drafter's use only)

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11  Representative(s) Cantens offered the following:

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13         Amendment (with title amendment) 

14         On page 41, between lines 26 and 27,

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17         Section 17.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (6) of section

18  553.842, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:

19         553.842  Product evaluation and approval.--

20         (6)  Statewide or local approval of products, methods,

21  or systems of construction may be achieved by one of the

22  following methods. One of these methods must be used by local

23  officials or the commission to approve the following

24  categories of products:  panel walls, exterior doors, roofing,

25  skylights, windows, shutters, and structural components as

26  established by the commission by rule.

27         (a)  Products for which the code establishes

28  standardized testing or comparative or rational analysis

29  methods shall be approved by submittal and validation of one

30  of the following reports or listings indicating that the

31  product or method or system of construction was evaluated to

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                                                   HOUSE AMENDMENT

    702-170AXA-22                    Bill No. CS/HB 1307, 1st Eng.

    Amendment No. 2 (for drafter's use only)





  1  be in compliance with the Florida Building Code and that the

  2  product or method or system of construction is, for the

  3  purpose intended, at least equivalent to that required by the

  4  Florida Building Code:

  5         1.  A certification mark or listing of an approved

  6  certification agency;

  7         2.  A test report from an approved testing laboratory;

  8         3.  A product evaluation report based upon testing or

  9  comparative or rational analysis, or a combination thereof,

10  from an approved product evaluation entity; or

11         4.  A product evaluation report based upon testing or

12  comparative or rational analysis, or a combination thereof,

13  developed and signed and sealed by a professional engineer or

14  architect, licensed in this state.

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16  A product evaluation report or a certification mark or listing

17  of an approved certification agency which demonstrates that

18  the product or method or system of construction complies with

19  the Florida Building Code for the purpose intended shall be

20  equivalent to a test report and test procedure as referenced

21  in the Florida Building Code.

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25  And the title is amended as follows:

26         On page 3, line 29, after "liability;"

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28  insert:

29         amending s. 553.842, F.S.; providing certain

30         equivalency with respect to product evaluation

31         and approval under the Florida Building Code;

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