HOUSE BILL No. 2598
An Act concerning the Kansas fire prevention code; relating to
compliance with certain
building codes; amending K.S.A. 31-134a and repealing the
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 31-134a is hereby
amended to read as follows: 31-
134a. (a) A building shall be deemed to comply with the Kansas
prevention code if the building conforms to one of the following
codes, has been issued a certificate of occupancy and conforms to
special requirements of the Kansas fire prevention code which are
covered by such building code:
(1) The 1976 or 1979 edition of the
uniform building code;
(2) the 1975 or 1978 edition of the basic
building code (B.O.C.A.);
(3) the 1976 or 1979 edition of the
standard building code (also
known as the southern standard building code); or
(4) the 2000 edition of the
international building code.
(b) The state fire marshal shall adopt
rules and regulations specifying
those subsequent editions of the codes enumerated in subsection (a)
those editions of other nationally recognized building codes which
state fire marshal has determined provide protection equivalent to
of the Kansas fire prevention code.
(c) This section shall be part of and
supplemental to K.S.A. 31-132
to 31-150, inclusive, and K.S.A. 31-150a, and amendments
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 31-134a is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved March 15, 2000.