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SOUTH DAKOTA – updating the International Building Code
Issue: HB 1161 - Building Codes
Affects: Affects those who utilize the International Building Code
Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Summary: This measure requires the design standard for any new construction commenced after July 1, 2018 within the boundaries of any local unit of government that has not adopted an ordinance prescribing standards for new construction to be based on the 2018 edition of the International Building Code (IBC). Current law is based on the 2015 IBC. The IBC refers one to the International Swimming Pool & Spa Code (ISPSC), but it is dependent on the jurisdiction whether they would utilize the ISPSC simply based upon this reference.
Status: Passed House of Representatives on February 14. Passed Senate February 28. Signed by the Governor on March 8.
Final legislation: http://www.sdlegislature.gov/docs/legsession/2018/Bills/HB1161P.pdf