Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7179
Session Year 2019


AN ACT CONCERNING CRUMBLING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.

To (1) require the Commissioner of Housing to establish a grant program to support the development of methods and technologies that reduce the average cost of repairing and replacing concrete foundations in this state that have deteriorated due to the presence of pyrrhotite, (2) establish an innovation board to review applications for grants filed as part of such program, (3) appropriate the sum of eight million dollars to fund grants awarded as part of such program, (4) modify the Healthy Homes Fund surcharge, and (5) redefine the term "residential building" as such term applies to various statutes concerning crumbling concrete foundations.


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