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WISCONSIN – National Electric Code

Regulation ID: WI29892

Issue: Department of Safety and Professional Services proposed rules: Amendments to Rules Concerning the Electrical Code 

Affects: Contractors doing work that requires compliance with the National Electric Code

Send comments to:Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

Rule Summary:The Department proposed amendments to rules concerning the electrical code to adopt the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code with state-specific modifications and to update the electrical inspection program. The Department published a notice of public hearings. 

Status:The Department filed the final rules with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication. The scheduled publication date is 6/25/2018, and the scheduled effective dates are 8/1/2018, 3/1/2019, and 1/1/2020 for different sections of the rules.

Notice of Filing with the Legislative Reference Bureau: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2018/748A3/register/cr/cr_16_093_rule_text/cr_16_093_rule_text

Notice of Submittal to the Legislature: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2017/743A1/register/submit/cr_16_093/cr_16_093

Proposed Rules: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2017/733A1/register/rule_notices/cr_16_093_hearing_information/cr_16_093_rule_text

Scope Statement: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2015/719A1/register/ss/ss_124_15/ss_124_15