Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 6040

   
 

*SB0109706040SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. WITKOS, 8th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 1097

File No. 544

Cal. No. 389

"AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION REFORM ACT OF 2012. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of section 10-291 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

(2) The plans incorporate new roof construction or total replacement of an existing roof and do not provide for the following: (A) A minimum roof pitch [of one-half inch per foot, except that for a total replacement of an existing roof, the Commissioner of Construction Services may permit the minimum roof pitch to be reduced to one-quarter inch per foot if the commissioner finds, based upon written certification from a licensed architect or engineer provided by the town or regional board of education, that (i) such reduction of roof pitch will not impede drainage or cause pooling of water that may leak into the building to a greater degree than that of a roof of a minimum roof pitch of one-half inch per foot, (ii) the cost of replacing the roof with a minimum roof pitch of one-half inch per foot would substantially exceed the cost of replacing the roof with a minimum roof pitch of one-quarter inch per foot, (iii) the time needed to replace the roof with a minimum roof pitch of one-half inch per foot would be substantially longer than the time needed to replace the roof with a minimum roof pitch of one-quarter inch per foot, and (iv) the existing building would not support a roof with a roof pitch of one-half inch per foot without a substantial rebuilding of the existing building] that conforms with the requirements of the State Building Code, (B) a minimum twenty-year unlimited manufacturer's guarantee for water tightness covering material and workmanship on the entire roofing system, (C) the inclusion of vapor retarders, insulation, bitumen, felts, membranes, flashings, metals, decks and any other feature required by the roof design, and (D) that all manufacturer's materials to be used in the roofing system are specified to meet the latest standards for individual components of the roofing systems of the American Society for Testing and Materials; "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2013

10-291(b)(2)